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Minister Hoxha: Track-records among the fundamental indicators of the rule of law

April 16, 2019

Prishtina, 16 April 2019 – At the High-Level Meeting of the Track-records Mechanism, attended by the Minister of European Integration, Dhurata Hoxha and conferrers of responsibilities on these cases, Kosovo Judicial Council, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Basic Court and the State Prosecution, all agreed to continue progress on track-records.

“EU Member States are seeing the track-records mechanism as one of the key indicators of the rule of law, therefore all the attention is on this mechanism”, emphasized Minister Hoxha and required regular meetings of the Working Group, the continuation of coordination with all institutions for track-records, as well as the updating of the reports, as they are forwarded to the EU and the latter forwards them to the Member States.

According to the report, there are 51 track-records, 38 cases are with indictment, 10 cases with a second instance verdict, 11 cases with a first instance verdict, and 16 cases are in the trial stage. Whereas the current status of accused persons is 317, of convicted is 61 and of released is 41, while 6 persons were charged.

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