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Avramopoulos: Congratulations on achieved results with fight against cannabis

Albanian Minister of Interior, Fatmir Xhafaj, had a meeting in Brussels with the EU Commissioner for Migration and Interior Affairs, Dimitris Avramopoulos. Mr Avramopoulos congratulated the measures taken so far and the results achieved with the fight against cannabis, with the integrated border management, which has helped reduce illegal migration and asylum seekers, and has furthered the fight against organized ...

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Rama in Warsaw: Grateful to Poland for supporting Albania’s European future

A�On the 80th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Albania and Poland, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama was in Warsaw invited by Prime Minister of Poland Beata Szydlo. “I thank the Prime Minister for the invitation and the very friendly reception she hosted and also the willingness she has expressed to help us in areas where re-birthed Poland ...

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Tepelena of Ali Pasha

Tepelena is settled in the south of Albania, stretching from North to South about 37 km. The geographical position, besides the favorable climatic and floral conditions and the qualitative biological potential has great importance for the fact that in Tepelena the roads that pass through the valleys of the rivers are intersected. The district of Tepelena is dominated by a ...

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Mogherini to Rama: Extraordinary job in the judiciary reform, fight against crime and corruption.

The Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama had a meeting in Brussels with the Head of EU Foreign Policy, Federica Mogherini. Mogherini said that Albania has made an extraordinary job in the judiciary reform, the fight against crime and corruption. a�?It is a pleasure for me to welcome the Prime Minister of Albania in an important moment for the countrya��s EU ...

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Tusk meets Rama: a�?Albania must keep the good pace of reformsa�?

The Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama, had a meeting with the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk.A�Mr. Tusk assessed the meeting as very positive, through a a�?Twittera�? post, and said that Albania should keep the current pace of reforms pointing out that the courageous reforms should be a model for the region. a�?We are on the same side. Our ...

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Bashkim Shehu scooped the 2015″BALKANIKA” award

Writer Bashkim Shehu wins the literary award Balkanika 2015 for the novel “The Game, the Fall of the Sky”, while the poetess Luljeta Lleshanaku was singled out in the poetry section, thus being selected in the best Balkan trio with poetry volume: “Homo Antarcticus”. Both Albanian authors took part in this competition with 6 other authors from 6 Balkan countries. ...

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Parliament Speaker Ruci at the 10th Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Forum in Washington

  At the invitation of Congressman Robert Pittinger, Deputy Chairman of the Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illegal Financing in the US Congress, Albania’s Speaker of Parliament, Gramoz RuA�i, will attend the 10th Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Forum in Washington DC on the 7th of December 2017. During this visit, the Speaker of the Assembly, Mr. Gramoz RuA�i is accompanied by ...

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Asselborn: Luxembourg will propose the opening of Albania’s negotiations with the EU in 2018

a�?In 2018, we will propose the opening of EU negotiations with Albania, but it also depends on youa�?. That is the statement issued by Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister, Jean Asselborn during his visit in Tirana. A�At the meeting held with the Speaker of Parliament Gramoz Ruci, the diplomat from Luxembourg stressed that Albania should keep up with the undertaken reforms to ...

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Juncker message to Rama: EC expects continued co-operation with Albania for its EU membership

A� The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker congratulated Prime Minister Edi Rama on the outcome of the parliamentary elections and believes that the country will have more benefits from cross-party co-operation. Mr. Juncker posted on social networks, a letter addressed to the head of the SP.The result of these elections shows that Albanian citizens have given you a clear mandate ...

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Fleckenstein: No additional conditions for Albania, negotiations can be opened in the first half of 2018

The rapporteur for Albania in the European Parliament, Knut Fleckenstein, stressed out that his message during his visit to Albania was that there were no additional conditions for Albania regarding the opening of negotiations with the EU. “That is the message I forwarded to Albania as a rapporteur of the European Parliament,” Mr Fleckenstein wrote in the social network Facebook. ...

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