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Meta to political forces: Undertake serious steps for the justice reform

President Ilir Meta called on the political parties to take serious steps to establish the new institutions, so that justice reform becomes real.He participated in the Conference “Efficiency of Judicial Procedures in the Administrative Courts of Albania and the Reform Effect on Justice” .He made an appeal to the political forces, the Assembly, civil society and all actors of the ...

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Kosovo is planning to apply for accession in the Council of Europe

This month or in January, Kosovo is planning to apply for accession in the Council of Europe. This was declared by the deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo, Enver Hoxhaj. Hoxhaj said that Kosovoa��s priority is for the Council of Europe to be chaired by countries who have recognized Kosovo as a state. He added that accession in this council could ...

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Rama-Collomb: Asylum seeking an impasse

Albania is a country aspiring to be part of the EU and this aspiration will be protected with results in every respect. That is the statement issued by Prime Minister Edi Rama in a joint press conference with French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb highlighting that France is one of the pillars of the EU and a very important point of ...

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Rama -Zaev, Albania-Macedonia relations at a new stage

The Albanian and Macedonian cabinets held a joint meeting on Friday, assessed as a significant stage in the co-operation between the two neighboring Balkan countries. Albanian Prime Minister Rama stated that the meeting helps promote relations to a new qualitative stage and this requires a common strategic orientation. As two neighboring countries, we have the obligation to offer more development ...

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First meeting between the governments of Macedonia and Albania in Pogradec

The first meeting between the governments of Macedonia and Albania will be held today in Pogradec. The discussions will focus on improving bilateral relations through cooperation in infrastructure, the building of Corridor 8, intensifying exchange of goods and services and reinforcing cooperation in security. In this meeting, they will sign important documents, including a plan of periodic consultations between the ...

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Haki A�ako participates in the Conference of Police Heads of the Balkan Countries in Rome

The first meeting between the governments of Macedonia and Albania will be held today in Pogradec. The discussions will focus on improving bilateral relations through cooperation in infrastructure, the building of Corridor 8, intensifying exchange of goods and services and reinforcing cooperation in security. In this meeting, they will sign important documents, including a plan of periodic consultations between the ...

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IMF: Upward trend of the Albanian economy

IMF Executive Board concluded consultations on Article IV with Albania and the published report underlines that Albania’s economy continues to be strengthened by benefiting from growing domestic demand, large, foreign direct investment related to energy and an improvement in relations with the key EU trading partners. IMF institution estimates that the government’s clear victory in June elections, the favorable economic ...

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Research on Human Rights: LGBT people suffer discrimination

Albanian society is lagging behind concerning the respect of human rights, to an extent this happens due to prejudice and a significant part due to ignorance. According to the recent Human Rights Respecting Report on LGBT people, the discrimination against these people is still present, despite the considerable improvements to the legal framework for their protection. The study notes that ...

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Bushati: No change in attitude towards the Israel-Palestine issue

The issue of Jerusalem and the resolution of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation were debated on Thursday in the Albanian Parliament when the Democratic MP Tritan Shehu asked Foreign Minister Bushati about the attitude forwarded through the Albanian Ambassador to the Islamic Cooperation Organization conference, not consulted either in the Foreign Commission with the opposition. According to him, this has ...

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XhaA�ka and Manastirliu: The categories that benefit from end-year reward

Different from previous years, the government has decided to reward for the end-year holidays the employees of the special units of State Police , RENEA and FNSH, and the military men and the fund approved is 63.2 million ALL. The news was confirmed in a press release after the governmenta��s meeting, by the Minister of Defense Olta XhaA�ka. a�?a�� Today ...

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