President Jahjaga says that Kosovo is facing serious radicalism

The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga, says that radicalism is one of the biggest problems in the young state.

Jahjaga addressed MPs in Kosovo on December 12 2013,outlining some of the problems that the country is facing, including corruption and gender equality.

On religious radicalism, she said that Kosovo is being challenged by radicalism, while adding that Kosovo cannot and will not allow the youth of Kosovo to be involved in foreign wars.

The president was referring to the fact that a number of Albanians of Kosovo have departed for Syria to fight, answering, according to them, the Islamic call to help the Muslim brothers facing difficulties everywhere in the world.

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