Do Albanians feel sentimentally close to Turkey and/or Turkish people?

I was born and brought up on Albania and later I moved to Turkey for study reasons. Before coming to Turkey I thought it would not be a big deal as I considered Turkish tradition to be similar as ours. However when I moved here a total different Turkey from what I was expecting came out. After several unfortunate experiences, I realized that we as Albanians feel close to an imaginary kind of Turkey…