Following a decision by parliament, Kosovo’s security forces are transforming into a formal, professional army. Pristina aims to complete the transformation by 2028. Euronews Serbia met with the KSF minister to find out more.
As the Kosovo Security Forces transformed into an official military force, the Kosovo government announced that modern weapons would soon arrive.
On January 11, the US Agency for Defense and Security Cooperation announced that it had accepted Kosovo’s request for the delivery of 246 FGM-148F Javelin missiles, as well as tracking equipment, at an estimated cost of 69 million euros (75 million dollars).
“This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security objectives of the United States by enhancing the security of a European partner that is an important force for political and economic stability in Europe,” the Office of Political Affairs said. soldiers of the US State Department. .
Kosovo Security Forces Minister Ejup Macedonci explained to Euronews Serbia that by arming the KSF they meet NATO standards.