Albania's President Expresses Support for Resigned Kosovo Counterpart Hashim Thaçi

In the first supportive reaction after the resignation of the President of Kosovo Hashim Thaçi President of Albania Ilir Meta appreciated highly the deed of former Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) leading commander for his act and expressed full confidence in Thaçi's innocence.
"The war of the Kosovo Liberation Army has been just and heroic," Meta wrote on FB on Thursday. "I appreciate the act of resignation of the President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, to face the accusations and I believe in his innocence and that of all his comrades-in-arms, as has been confirmed in the past."
Meta launched an appeal for unity and cooperation in Kosovo. "This is a moment of reflection to further strengthen cooperation and unity, in the best national interest," Ilir Meta underlined.
Kosovo president Hashim Thaci, a leading commander during Kosovo's war for independence, announced his resignation at a news conference on Thursday saying he was taking the step to protect the integrity of the presidency of Kosovo. /