The minister of interior of Albania, Fatmir Xhafaj, is conducting a visit to Austria, where he met his Austrian counterpart, Mr. Herbert Kickl. During the meeting, which lasted around 90 minutes, both interlocutors expressed evaluations about the relations between the two countries, and they discussed a series of cooperation agreements for the future. Both ministers agreed on the excellent relations of both countries, with Minister Kickl underlining the full support of Austria for the EU integration path of Albania.
In his speech, Minister Xhafaj made a concrete review of the priorities of the ministry that he leads, in the field of order and security, and the accomplishments, especially in the fight against organized crime and corruption.
Minister Kickl congratulated Albania for the achievements and guaranteed that Austria will always be an ‘’advocate’’ for Albania in the process of EU integration. The Ministry of Interior of Austria will offer technical and logistic assistance for the Albanian Ministry of Interior and the State Police.
Both interlocutors agreed that the meeting of the Interior Ministers and Justice Ministers of EU and Western Balkan will be held in Tirana.