President Jahjaga received a delegation of the Commission for Foreign Affairs of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey

The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Mrs. Atifete Jahjaga received today a delegation of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, headed by Mr. Volkan Bozkir.

President Jahjaga praised the excellent relations between Kosovo and Turkey in all fields and stressed the importance of enhancing cooperation. She said that Kosovo is a state built on the principle citizenship and stressed that the Turkish community in Kosovo is integrated in society and enjoys its rights.

President Jahjaga and the delegation of the Assembly of Turkey discussed about strengthening the statehood of the Republic of Kosovo, about the role of Turkey in consolidation of Kosovo and its membership in the regional and international initiatives and organizations

President Jahjaga, stressed that the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Turkey have the common interest of integration in the EU and they can exchange their experiences in the integration processes.

The Chairman of the Commission on Foreign Affairs, in the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Mr. Volkan Bozkir assured President Jahjaga that the institutions of Turkey will continue to support Kosovo and in particular in lobbying for new international recognitions. He said it is important to strengthen cooperation in all fields.