Turkish PM changes of borders in the Balkans would be detrimental to the region

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in Priština that he “does not believe there will be changes of borders in the Balkans” or a partition of Kosovo.

Erdogan, whose country recognized the Kosovo Albanian unilateral declaration of independence, said such a turn of events would be “detrimental to the region”.

“However, if something of the kind were to happen, then the Balkan state which has more than 70 million inhabitants (Turkey) will say its piece,” he stated.

Erdogan’s visit was the first of a Turkish premier since the UDI in early 2008.

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