Antigua Is Giving Support To Kosovo Despite a Request From Serbia To Do Otherwise

The Gaston Browne administration is committed to supporting Kosovo and to continue to recognize its sovereignty. According to the Government the request by Serbia of the Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Foreign Affairs to change that policy is rejected. Better relations can be worked-out with the emerging Kosovo state, it was agreed. Antigua and Barbuda is determined to strengthen relations with emerging powers including India, Indonesia, Russia, among others. With regrds to Caricom, the Antigua and Barbuda givernment, has indicated that Guyana is likely to emerge as a very important player in the near future, the Cabinet agreed, based on its vast natural resources. A special arrangement has been made with Suriname, a next-door neighbour of Guyana.