Albania is expected to ratify on Thursday’s plenary session the protocol for North Macedonia membership in NATO. Assembly Speaker Gramoz Ruçi, after the meeting with the North Atlantic Treaty Charged affair in Tirana, said that Albania, as promised, will be among the first countries to ratify the Protocol. The Albanian government according to Ruçi has already approved the decision, and will be ratified by an accelerated procedure. “The first possible date for this ratification is the next week’s session, February 14. Despite the sometimes polarized political climate in Albania, all political groups in the Assembly have expressed the positive political will to ratify the Protocol for the Membership of North Macedonia in NATO, “underlined the Speaker of Parliament Ruci.