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Turkey's finance minister has pledged that his country would continue to support Kosovo in every field after the country marked a milestone with the end of the supervised independence on Monday.
"In this new era Turkey will continue to support Kosovo as it has done in the past," Mehmet Simsek told Tuesday an international conference in Pristina, Kosovo.
Simsek said the end of the international supervision will also allow Kosovo to use its current economic and political potential in the future, adding that Turkey would extend any support for the recognition of Kosovo by international organizations.
"Kosovo has the necessary young population it needs to make progress. Moreover, Kosovo needs to make structural reforms to increase productivity. And I see that Kosovar officials are moving ahead on this path," Simsek said.
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Turkish PM, first signs in Istanbul attack point to ISIL
The US has condemned the terrorist attack on Turkey and has pledged to continue its support
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Turkish Prime Minister Yildirim says gov't shares the grief of Russian pilot's family but no compensation will be paid
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"We express our regret. We say that we are sharing the pain felt by those who lost loved ones. We say that we will pay compensation, if needed.", Yildirim said.
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Turkish army responds after two shells fell in Hatay province
Diplomatic sources say Mevlut Cavusoglu will attend July meeting of regional Black Sea body in Sochi
'Foreign and US tourists have been explicitly targeted,' State Dept. says
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