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Rama: There is a drastic drop in Albanian asylum seekers

The Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance and Economy under the auspices of GIZ Albania, organized today the International Conference “Challenges of Migration”. Present at this conference were the Prime Minister of Albania, the German Ambassador in Albania, Susanne SchA?tz, as well as the President of the National Statistical Office of Poland, Mr. Dominik Rozkrut. ...

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SchA?tz: Emigrants seeking asylum in Germany will be forcibly deported

German ambassador to our country, Susanne SchA?tz, warned that the emigrants seeking asylum in Germany will be forcibly deported and will not be allowed to enter this country for 5 years. At the conference “Challenges of Immigration”, Susanne SchA?tz said that Albania is an EU candidate country and not a country with political persecution. Despite these pursued policies, the German ...

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Bushati-Buric: Albania -Croatia seek strategic partnership

Albanian foreign minister Ditmir Bushati had a meeting in Tirana with the Croatian Deputy Prime Minister Marija PejA?inoviAi?? BuriAi??. Minister Bushati and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia, Buric, after the meeting held a press conference focusing on relations between the two countries, enhancing cooperation between Albania and Croatia, Croatia’s support in the ...

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Albania-Germany: Enhance future cooperation between Police Academies

Police General Director Ardi Veliu and the Director of the Security Academy Bilbil Memaj welcomed the representatives of Munster Police University of Germany, chaired by Vice President Matthias Zeiser, as well as the Chairman of International Relations at the University and Head of Contact Points CEPOL Germany, Lars Vagner. The meeting focused on the exchange of experience in the field ...

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Meta-Aliyev: Cooperation should be bolstered in trade, tourism, education, culture

President Meta participated today at the opening ceremony of the 6th Baku Forum on “Bridging gaps to creating inclusive societies”, attended by a number of heads of states and governments of different countries, andAi??many policy makers and academics. On this occasion, President Meta was received in a special meeting by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev. President ...

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INSTAT: Unemployment falls to the lowest level since 2008

The Institute of Statistics reported that unemployment in Albania reached the lowest level since 2008, dropping in the fourth quarter of 2017 to 13.4 percent, from 14.2 percent it was for the same period of the previous year. In absolute figures, there are about 3000 unemployed fewer. This is the fourth consecutive quarter that unemployment declined in Albania, down from ...

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INSTAT: Boosted consumption and retail trade

INSTAT published today the trade report, which shows that in the fourth quarter of 2017, the retail volume index increased by 1.3% compared to the same period of 2016. Compared to the previous quarter, this seasonally adjusted indicator increased 0.4%.In retail trade, excluding retail trade of hydrocarbons, the sales volume index has increased by 3.5%, compared to the same quarter ...

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Albanian Ambassador to Brussels-Albania expects opening the negotiation withing this year

The Albanian ambassador in Brussels, Suela Janina declared that the European Commission confirmed clearly the recommendation for Albania, for opening the accession negotiations with EU. She declared during an interview that the only condition might be considered the Vetting law. ai???ai??i??Albania is the positive news in the entire enlargement package. This is the result of a 3-year work since receiving ...

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Sweden supports EU integration of Albania

”Sweden is a avid supporter Ai??of EU integration of Albania”Ai?? ai??i?? this was the declaration of the Executive Director of Swedish International Development Cooperation AgencyAi?? (Sida), Carin JAi??mtin , during the meeting she had with the Minister of Finance and Economy , Arben Ahmetaj. Mr. JAi??mtin stressed that the aim of the office of SIDA in Albania Ai??is to support ...

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Parliament in FYROM adopts the law on Albanian language

With 64 votes in favor and no votes against, Parliament of FYROM adopted today the law on languages, which advances the use of the Albanian language in central institutions and throughout the countryai??i??s territory. The parliamentary session was held in a tense situation, as VMRO-DPMNE MPs tried to block the voting. At a particular moment there was also a verbal ...

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