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Rama is meeting the Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Edi Rama will carry on a lobbying tour in Austria in Europe for the opening of Albania’s negotiations with the European Union. The head of government will visit Vienna on May 30th, where he is expected to have a meeting with the Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz. After the meeting, the two prime ministers will also attend a joint ...

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Albania signs a deal with a German-American company to fight crime

Albanian state officials have signed an agreement today with a�?ERNST& Young Gmbha�? Germany-American company, with the aim of strengthening Albaniaa��s position in the fight against crime and concealment of incomes. Present in this ceremony was also the Albanian PM, Edi Rama. According to him, this agreement will enable a joint process of work through a contemporary methodology in order to ...

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Austria supports the opening of the negotiations of Albania with EU

The Federal Chancellor of Austria , Sebastian Kurz supported the opening of the negotiations for EU membership for Albanian and Macedonia. a�?a�� If you want to avoid conflicts between the neighbors in the Western Balkan and contribute in stabilizing the region, you should offer to the countries of the region a credible perspectivea��a�� declared the Austrian politician for a�?a��Welt am ...

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”Space Zero”, the successful Albanian project in the annual Venice Biennale

With a symbolic known onto an old typical Tirana door, the capital of Albania announced the opening of the 16th edition of the Architecture Biennale in Venice, for the foreign personalities of art and architecture and for many Albanian and foreign artlovers. Accompanied by the Minister of Culture, Mirela Kumbaro and the Albanian ambassador to Italia, Anila Bitri, Mayor of ...

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Skenderbeu FC wins the National Cup and completes the double

Skenderbeu of Korca wins the National Cup and completes the double, after winning the championship, one week ago. The final match played in a�?a��Elbasan Arenaa��a�� against LaA�i, ended 1-0 for the team of Korca, with a dubious penalty given in the 65th minute of the second half. Even though the Albanian Football Association appointed the best referees for the match, ...

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INSTAT: “Exports 10 times higher than energy imports”

Domestic electricity production doubled in the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year. The Institute of Statistics reports that most of the energy production has been realized by the public power plants of the Drin cascade, at a rate of 65%, while only 35% of the energy production has come from private hydro powers. ...

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Kosovo-Serbia contest heading towards a final solution

Relations between Kosovo and Serbia continue to be tense, but the presidents of both countries continue to hope on a compromise. President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic declared that Serbia is ready for compromise with the Albanian side, in order to find a solution on this difficult and rather delicate matter. a�?To us, Serbs, relations between Serbia and Kosovo is a ...

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Germany calls for negotiations opening: Albania does deserve it!

While the decisive day in which EU member states will vote for the possible opening of negotiations with Albania is approaching, Germany calls for support of the candidacy of our country. German Foreign Policy Council, an independent think tank with a great deal of influence on German political life, published a report in which it is estimated that despite the ...

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Bushati in France: Opening of negotiations boosts reforms in Albania

Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati, kicked off an official visit in France, during which he is expected to hold meetings focusing on European integration and the strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries. His first meeting was with the Minister of European Affairs, Nathalie Loiseau. In the press release of the ministry it is said that “the ...

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The Italian Luigi Soreca is the new EU ambassador to Tirana

After Romana Vlahutin, ita��s an Italian who will represent the EU delegation in Tirana. He is Luigi Soreca. Soreca is an important official of the European Commission in Brussels and will assume office in September. Lawyer by profession, Soreca joined the European Commission in 1999. Luigi Soreca is an expert on matters concerning Albania thanks to his previous role as ...

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