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Trump pushes for breakthrough peace deal between Kosovo, Serbia (Fox News)

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The Trump administration is working to score what it hopes to be another foreign policy win, this time by encouraging leaders from Serbia and Kosovo to sign a peace agreement in a ceremony that could take place at the White House.

A source confirmed to Fox News a report that Kosovo President Hashim Thaci recently traveled to Germany and met with U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell to discuss a deal that would lower tariffs on Serb goods, and in general lead to a lessening of tensions. Problems between Kosovo and Serbia – a longtime issue – have recently become so tense that some fear armed conflict may break out.

“President Trump gave both Kosovo and Serbia a clear path towards getting greater U.S. support,” a U.S. official told Fox News. “He wants them to come up with a mutually agreed upon solution. As long as they both agree, then he will support it. Unlike the European position, everything is on the table for the U.S.

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