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Meta-KrstiA?eviAi??: Gratitude for the support of Croatia

The President of the Republic, Ilir Meta, received yesterday the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the Republic of Croatia, Mr. Damir KrstiA?eviAi??. The President praised the excellent historical and traditional relations between the two countries and the two peoples and expressed the belief that thanks to their vision and common interests, these relations will be boosted further ...

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Fleckenstain: We expect a clear and unconditional recommendation for negotiations opening with Albania

The Rapporteur for Albania Knut Fleckenstein had meetings with the opposition, the government and the Interior Minister Xhafaj. After the meeting he stated thatAi?? Albania has completed itsAi??set tasks.Ai?? Therefore, he said that Albania deserves the unconditional opening of negotiations, which according to him are supported by allAi??theAi??domestic political parties.Ai?? ai???WeAi??hope the meeting of the European CouncilAi??to be held in ...

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Opposition starts its protest, national roads blocked

As it was notified, the opposition started the protests for the civil disobedience that are against the tax for the ai???ai??i??Nation Roadai??i??ai??i??. The opposition blocked four of the main axes that connect Tirana with other cities. The head of the Democratic Party, Lulzim Basha accompanied by the MPs of the opposition and citizens , are protesting in Vora, while the ...

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PM Edi Rama – Albania expects the opening of negotiations with EU

During a press release, PM of Albania, Edi Rama declared that Albania expects what it deserves, the recommendation for opening membership negotiations with the European Union. Present in the Balkan Conference, Pm Rama welcomed President ESP, Sergei Stanishev, Michele Nicoletti, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the EC and Alexandar Andrija Pejovic, President of the Ai??Committe for International Relations and ...

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Albania – 9 years as a NATO member

On the occasion of the 9th anniversary of Albania joining NATO,Ai?? the minister of Defense, Olta XhaAi??ka, Brigadier General of Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, MPs, commanders and attachAi??s of ally countries, were present at the premises of the battalion of Special Forces in Zall-Herr. Minister XhaAi??ka, praising the NATO Alliance for its political-military importance, considered the membership ...

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Lezha, the most visited destination in Northern Albania

The city of Lezha is located 47 km south of Shkodra. It is one of Albania’s ancient cities, and in the historical documents it is mostly referred by the name Lissus.’In 1398, after the construction of its castle, the city was under direct control of the feudal family of Lek Dukagjini,but was eventually conquered by Venice. One of the most ...

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Fleckenstein in Tirana, meeting with DP leader Basha

MEP Knut Fleckenstein has arrived today afternoon in Tirana on an unexpected visit. The top EU official has gone straight to the blue headquarters, where he is holding a meeting with Democratic Party leader Lulzim Basha. It is not yet known what is being discussed. This meeting comes immediately after Lulzim Basha’s appeals for civil disobedience, which was announced to ...

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Albania awaits the EC decision on opening negotiations with EU

17 April is our first station towards the journey to the European Familyai???ai???- declared the minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs , Ditmir Bushati. The European Commission will publish the enlargement package and Albania expects to receive the invitation for opening the negotiations with the EU. We have fulfilled the five key priorities, as recommended by the European Commission and ...

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INSTAT: Albanian economy grows by 3.36%

The Albanian economy has increased by 3.36% last year. This has been confirmed by the countryai??i??s statistics agency, INSTAT, according to which ai???Gross Domestic product in the fourth quarter of 2017 is estimated to have increased by 3.36% as opposed to the fourth quarter of 2016ai???. ai???The main contribution on this growth was given by Commerce, Hotels, Restaurants and Transport ...

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Albania-Turkey: Boost cooperation on joint projects for young people

Ai?? Minister of State for Diaspora Pandeli Majko carries on his visit in Turkey.TheAi??boosting of the relations between the two countries was the focus of the meeting held by the State Minister for Diaspora with Albania-Turkey Parliamentary Group of Friendship in Ankara. During the conversation held in the Turkish parliament premises, it was discussed about the possibility of holding regular ...

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