BELGRADE, Serbia

Taxes on Serbian and Bosnian products will be replaced by reciprocity measures, Kosovo’s prime minister announced on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Albin Kurti said the 100% tariff currently in place would be replaced by reciprocity measures as soon as they are worked out by Kosovo’s Ministry of Economic Development.

Kurti, who took office earlier this month, emphasized that “full reciprocity” measures would be established with Belgrade.

In 2018, Kosovo imposed 100% customs duty on products imported from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The move was part of efforts to make Serbia recognize Kosovo’s independence. It marked the end of

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