Turkey’s Istanbul University and Kosovo’s University of Pristina signed a cooperation protocol. The protocol was signed by the Rector of Istanbul University Prof. Dr. Yunus Soylet and the Rector of University of Pristina Muje Rugova.
Speaking at the signature ceremony, Dr. Soylet said that Turkey and Kosovo shared historic ties. Establishing relations with Kosovo is an historic mission, Dr. Soylet noted. We pay high attention to cooperation in higher education. As the child of a family who migrated from the Balkans, I support from my heart the close relations with the Balkans, Dr. Soylet stressed.
Muje Rugova said that they were pleased to sign a cooperation protocol with the Istanbul University. We want to have an extensive cooperation with the Istanbul University, Rugova underlined.
Rugova suggested that the Istanbul University open a new department on the Albanian Language and Literature. Turkey’s Ambassador in Pristina, Songul Ozan, was also present at the signature ceremony for the protocol.