First Ambassador of Kosovo to the FSM Presents letter of Credence to President Peter M. Christian


On Wednesday September 13, 2017, in a brief ceremony held at the national complex in Palikir, President Peter M. Christian welcomed and received the Letter of Credence for Ambassador Leon Malazogu, accrediting him as the first Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kosovo to the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), with residence in Tokyo, Japan.


Following the brief ceremony, Ambassador Malazogu had an opportunity to pay a courtesy call on President Christian during which issues of mutual interests were discussed, which among others, includes climate change and the continuing plight of Kosovo’s recognition within the context of the United Nations. For the latter, Kosovo was congratulated for its continuous commitment and dedication toward this effort.


Present in the presentation of credentials ceremony were Vice President the Honorable Yosiwo George, Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs Samson Pretrick and other members of the President’s cabinet, along with staff from the President’s Office and the Department of Foreign Affairs.


During his visit, Ambassador Malazogu also paid a courtesy call on the Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Speaker Wesley Simina, Pohnpei State Governor Marcelo Peterson, Director of the National Archives, Culture and Historic Preservation, Dr. Rufino Mauricio, and the resident Ambassador of Japan, Australia and the United States of America.