Kosovo Minister for Return Slavisa Petkovic has assessed in Prizren that
“It is not alright to request something that is absolutely unrealistic and you know you can’t receive. We in the government have problems even with this small number of municipalities, not to mention the new ones. You must state how you will finance them, since municipalities do not live off names, but they need economic support,” he said.
Petkovic talked in Prizren with Prizren Mayor Ekrem Krueziu about the return of Serb IDPs and it was mutually concluded that Prizren “is an example for all of Kosovo regarding return.” Petkovic assessed that new municipalities should not be organized in Prizren because of, as he put it, cultural-historical specificness.
The Minister said, referring to the Kosovo press in Albanian, that the media could not dismiss him. “We have proved that it wasn’t the truth what the media reported. I am doing my job whether someone likes it or not, but the media cannot change me,” he said. Politika/Beta/Vecernje Novosti