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Rama:There is a broad understanding on the important steps Albania has taken

Western Balkan Prime Ministers gathered together in Sofia, Bulgaria, a country that holds the European Union’s Presidency. The meeting was held with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Enlargement, Johannes Hahn. Prime Minister Edi Rama said after this meeting, which also concluded the tour of President Juncker in the region, that ...

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”Brand Albania”, an excellent opportunity for Albanian agritourism

Soon the Albanian market will see the creation of a national brand in order to support agro-business and the development of tourism. The government in cooperation with different organizations sill promote the local production of the highest quality, aiming to develop economy and tourism. The representative of USAID in Albania, Catherine Johnson declared that ai???ai??i?? Project ai???Brand Albaniaai??i??ai??i?? has an ...

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U.S. Embassy and DEA congratulate the Albanian State Police

The seizure of 614 kg of cocaine from the Albanian state police, was praised by the Embassy of USA in Tirana and the American Drug Enforcement Agency, as a positive indicator of the vigilance of the Albanian police. Through a press declaration, the U.S. Embassy in Tirana writes that ai???ai??i?? we will continue to support the efforts for the rule ...

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Kosovo-Serbia talks , Kocijancic: Discussions have been constructive!

The delegations of Kosovo and Serbia completed the round of talks in the framework of the technical dialogue in Brussels, which kicked off on Monday, according to Maja Kocijancic, spokeswoman for the EU Foreign Affairs and Security Chief. Mrs. Kocijancic said that the two delegations talked about the implementation of various agreements reached in the context of the dialogue, such ...

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Balkans integration brought together Foreign Ministers of Albania, Serbia and Italy

The revival of the EU’s enlargement policy in the Western Balkans and the strategy presented by the European Commission has brought together foreign ministers of Albania, Italy and Serbia today in Belgrade. In a statement by AFM, it is reported that Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Ditmir Bushati attended the Third Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Albania, Italy and ...

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Albania urges EU to begin accession negotiations ai???as soon as possibleai??i??

The EU has been urged to start accession negotiations with Albania and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia as soon as possible,Ai??writes Martin Banks. Speaking at a conference on Monday (26 February), Albaniaai??i??s Prime Minister Edi Rama (pictured) made an impassioned plea for Brussels to commence talks, saying this was warranted given the ai???huge transformative measuresai??? taken in both countries. ...

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs : Opening the negotiations, a new page for our country

  The deputy minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Kleopatra Maliqi, during an interview for ERTV, regarding the progress of the reforms in the country and the path of Albania towards EU, declared that ai???ai??i?? not only the reforms are a testimony for the full commitment of the government towards opening the accession negotiations , but also the statistics from ...

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De Raho: Strengthen cooperation in combating organized transnational crime

The nationalAi??anti-mafia Prosecutor Federico Cafiero De Raho paid an official visit to Tirana targeting the strengthening of the cooperation in combating organized crime and drug trafficking.Ai??He had a meeting with Interior Minister Fatmir Xhafaj. Both interlocutors discussed about concrete issues of great interest regarding the bilateral co-operation in the fight against transnational, sophisticated organized crime, and the ways to crack ...

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Vangjush Mio, Albanian famous landscape painter

Vangjush Mio was born on 3 March 1891 in Korca. He received his first lessons in drawing in Bucharest. He was active member of the Albanian artist colony in the Romanian capital and in 1915 he started his studies of Fine Arts at the Bucharest National University of Arts. He graduated his studies successfully in 1919 and in the same ...

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Juncker to Meta: Reforms must continue with determination

Albanian President Ilir Meta received today the European Commission’s delegation in Tirana, chaired by the President of the Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, with the participation of the Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn. Mr. Juncker stated that “Significant steps have been made by Albania, but reforms must continue with determination. Progress towards the EU is based on merits, ...

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