And Ramush Haradinaj added that this measure was "not directed against the US, but against Serbia and Russia."
The US favors revoking these taxes, and this was the topic of a meeting in Pristina on Thursday between Kosovo officials and the US ambassador. According to Pristina media, the US diplomat left the meeting angry because Haradinaj refused to withdraw the taxes.
After Kosovo imposed a tax of 100 per cent on Serbian and Bosnian imports, citing their attitude of hostility, Kosovo appears to be replacing imports from Serbia with those from other countries in the region.
Kosovo Customs says Albania and Macedonia have benefitted most since the tariff was imposed.
An Istanbul prosecutor has applied for an Interpol "red notice" to be issued for Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter for his links to FETÖ, the group that is widely believed to have orchestrated the failed coup attempt of 2016.