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Turkey “ready to help Kosovo’s foreign ministry structuring”
BayBak, Azerbaijan | 1390 days ago | Sunday, 30th August , 2009 , 02:33 [am] | Azerbaijan
|.|| Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Friday that Turkey desired Balkans to turn into an area of stability, security and prosperity.
Davutoglu and Kosovo’s Foreign Minister Skender Hyseni met in capital Ankara. The two ministers held a joint press conference following their
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Friday that Turkey desired Balkans to turn into an area of stability, security and prosperity.
Davutoglu and Kosovo’s Foreign Minister Skender Hyseni met in capital Ankara. The two ministers held a joint press conference following their gathering.
Speaking at the conference, Davutoglu said that Kosovo was one of the most important countries for the stability in the Balkans.
Noting that Turkey was among the countries which recognized Kosovo’s independence in the first place, Davutoglu said Turkey would continue to exert efforts for the strengthening of Kosovo’s state structure and improvement of its relations with neighboring countries.
Davutoglu also said that the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs was ready to offer support for the structuring of the Foreign Ministry of Kosovo.
“Turkey is Kosovo’s 4th biggest commercial partner and we are carrying out activities in order to improve this status,” Davutoglu said.
Hyseni said in his part that Kosovo was grateful for Turkey’s support.
“Kosovo has made progress both in its relations with neighboring countries and international finance institutions,” Hyseni said.
Hyseni also called on Turkish businessmen to invest in Kosovo, adding that his country would extend all the necessary support on such matter.
Turkish President Abdullah Gul received also Hyseni on Friday.
The meeting which took place at Cankaya Presidential Palace was closed to press.
Earlier in the day, Turkish Parliament Speaker Mehmet Ali Sahin also met Hyseni.wb, Voice of a Nation