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Lirim Grejçevci, the new ambassador of Kosovo to the United Kingdom, receives his letters of credential from President Jahjaga.

Prishtina, 10 December 2012 -- Atifete Jahjaga, president of the Republic of Kosovo, held a meeting today with Enver Hoxhaj, minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Kosovo, and Lirim Greiçevci, ambassador of Kosovo to the United Kingdom.

President Jahjaga and Foreign Minister Hoxhaj discussed the excellent relations between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Kosovo and gave support in his mission to Lirim Greiçevci, the new ambassador in London.

Ambassador Greiçevci also received his letters of credential from Atifete Jahjaga, president of the Republic of Kosovo.

President Jahjaga instructed Ambassador Greiçevci to convey her best wishes to the authorities and people of the United Kingdom and to express the determination of the Republic of Kosovo to promote and invigorate relations between the two countries.

Lirim Greiçevci graduated in political science and English language and literature at the University of Prishtina, and received his master\'s degree from the London School of Economics in the field of comparative politics with a scholarship from the British foreign office.

He has been Prime Minister Thaçi\'s political adviser since 2008.  Before and during the process of declaring Kosovo\'s independence on 17 February 2008, he served as a coordinator for the transition of power from the international missions to the national institutions of independent Kosovo.

Since March 2011, he has been a member of the Kosovo delegation to the technical discussions with Serbia in Brussels, mediated by the European Union.  He has also worked to found and set in operation structures for strategic and political planning within the government.

During the talks about the status of Kosovo led by former president Martti Ahtisaari, he took part in several negotiating sessions in Vienna as an adviser.