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President of PACE Nicoletti supports Albania along the EU accession process

President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Michele Nicoletti declares support for Albania in the European Union Integration Process. A group of members of the parliament are holding an official visit to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. The Spring Session is also attended by Albania with a representative delegation headed by ...

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President of PACE, Nicholetti expresses support for Albania’s EU integration

The President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Michele Nicholetti gave his support for Albania in the road to European Union. A group of Mpai??i??s from the Albanian Assembly are holding an official visit in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, in Strasburg. The delegation of Albania in the Spring Session is composed of the ...

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Tusk in Tirana today, MPs engaged in the most intensive lobbying campaign for negotiations opening

These two months will be very intensive and decisive for the government and MPs to lobby in EU member states for opening the negotiations. The important decision is expected to be made in June, meanwhile only a few days ago the European Commission gave a positive recommendation. It is now up to the member states to decide on Albania. President ...

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Michel: Belgium supports Albania along its journey to EU

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel is paying an official visit to official Tirana. Michel was received in an official ceremony by Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama. The two prime ministers held a joint conference. During his speech, Prime Minister Rama declared that Albania deserves the opening of negotiations. “The conversation focused on the progress made in addressing the main problems ...

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President Meta to PM of Belgium: Council’s positive decision important for Albania and the Balkans

The President of the Republic, Ilir Meta, received in a special meeting the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Belgium, Charles Michel. Meta praised the very good relations between the two countries, and expressed gratitude for the support that Belgium has given to Albania, especially in the framework of Albania’s integration process. Following the recommendation of the European Commission to ...

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Sejko: Economic growth is following a positive curve

The governor of the Bank of Albania, Gent Sejko participated in the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group in Washington. There he held several important meetings with important figures of the world of finance. In these meetings, he briefed them on the latest developments in the Albanian economy, stressing that the countryai??i??s economic growth ...

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Albanian apple map of export recognizes new dimensions of success

The Albanian apple map of export recognizes a new dimension of success. After the Balkan countries, Europe and Egypt, Saudi Arabia’s markets have also increased demand for exports of the Albanian apples. Currently, Albania is turning into one of the biggest apple exporters, not only in Europe but also in other continents. The apple production in the country is expected ...

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Gjonaj: Justice reform, contribution in restoring the citizens’ trust and confidence in justice

Justice Minister Etilda Gjonaj during a meeting with lawyers, notaries and jurists of the city of Fier discussed the issues of justice reformation, its progress, the establishment of new justice institutions and the effects it will have on it. ai???The Albanian government has enormously supported the judicial reform and in a very short time has almost made all by-laws by ...

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Kukan: Albania has a chance to start negotiations and push forward reforming processes. “

MEP Eduard Kukan, welcomed the European Commission’s recommendation for opening Albania’s negotiations with the European Union. MEP Kukan stated that, “I welcome and support the recommendation of the Commission to open accession negotiations with Albania. I hope that soon the country will have a chance to start negotiations and to push forward the reforming processes. “ Mr. Kukan emphasized that ...

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EBRD provides 218 million Euros loan for debts restructuring

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development officially announced that the Albanian side has met all the conditions to make the loan agreement between this bank and Albanian Power Corporation effective. The agreement is worth 218 million Euros, and was signed on 30 June 2016 targeting the old debts restructuring. The news was confirmed by the Minister of Infrastructure and ...

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