Washington D.C., October 2, 2012 - Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to the United States Akan Ismaili and Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana to the United States Daniel Ohene Agyekum signed the agreement for the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The ceremony took place at the Embassy of Ghana in Washington DC.
The signed Joint Communiqué expresses the desire of the Government of Kosovo and the Government of Ghana to promote the ties of friendship between the two countries, expand the horizons of cooperation, and support the cause of international peace and security.
It further reaffirms 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.
The Republic of Ghana has recognized Kosovo as independent and sovereign state on 23 January 2012.