The Republic of Kosovo establishes diplomatic relations with the Republic of Cote d'IvoireRome, 24 august 2016 - Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to Italy H.E. Mrs. Bukurije Gjonbalaj and Ambassador of the Republic of Cote d\'Ivoire to Italy H.E. Mrs. Janine Tagliante-Saracino have signed the agreement of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The ceremony of the establishment of diplomatic relations took place at the Embassy of Kosovo in Rome.
The signed Joint Communiqué expressed the desire of the Government of Kosovo and the Government of Cote d'Ivoire to promote the ties of friendship between the two countries, expanding the horizons of cooperation, and support the cause of international peace and security.
It further reaffirmed the commitment of both governments to the principles of the United Nations and International Law, including mutual respect for national sovereignty, territorial integrity and non-interference in internal affairs of another state.
Republic of Cote D'Ivoire recognized Kosovo as independent and sovereign state on 21 September 2011.