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Han delivers good news: Albania ready to open accession talks in summer

The European Union will recommend the start of talks on the accession of Albania and the Republic of Macedonia by expanding the bloc of member states from the Western Balkans, according to Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn. In an interview with German newspaper ai???Die Weltai??? published this Thursday, Hahn said:”The EU commission will soon recommend the member states, possibly until the ...

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Meta -Czech Senate President: Support for the opening of EU membership negotiation

The President of the Republic, Ilir Meta, received on Wednesday the President of the Senate of the Czech Republic, Milan Ai??tAi??ch. President Meta appreciated the excellent and friendly relations between the two countries, as well as the growing tendency of economic and trade cooperation, particularly in the field of tourism. Specifically, Meta praised the constant support that the Czech Republic ...

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Latvia backs up opening accession talks with Albania

Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati paid an official visit to Latvia, in the framework of a regional tour in the Baltic countries. Minister Bushati had a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia, Edgar Rinkevich, focusing on the cooperation between the two countries and importance of boosting economic cooperation. European integration process ...

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Home Secretary Rudd: Boosting police cooperation indespensable

Interior Minister Xhafaj had an official visit to the United Kingdom, where he met with senior interior and security officials, with whom he talked about issues of mutual interest. Mr Xhafa had a meeting with the British Home Secretary Amber Rudd focusing on issues of fight against organized crime, trafficking in human beings and a wider cooperation between police organizations ...

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Apostolova: Support for communities important for EU integration

The EU ambassador in Kosovo, Nataliya Apostolova, said that support for communities is an important condition for EU integration. ai???Integration of communities contributes for integration in the European Union, but the reality on the ground is bitter. These communities suffer from discrimination and poverty. Support for these communities is very important for the European pathai???. Apostolova made this declaration during ...

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Meta-Bildt: Divisions or exchanges of territories act as destructive ideas

The President of Albania, Ilir Meta received today a delegation of the European Council for Foreign Relations, chaired by Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden. During this meeting, Meta stressed the importance of the EU enlargement with the 6 countries of Western Balkans and pointed out that he hopes Albania will launch the EU accession talks ...

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Ksamil, a little gem on the south coast

Ksamil is a small town located about 15km (9 miles) south of Saranda and is known for having some of the only sandy beaches in the area and small islands within swimming distance intertwined with a breath-taking scenery and the abundance of fresh seafood at very cheap prices makes it one of the best places to visit whilst youai??i??re in ...

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Kosovo: Ratification of the border deal with Montenegro is expected

Government of Kosovo has withdrawn from parliament the bill on the ratification of the border deal with Montenegro, to which the report of the new State Commission for the Delimitation of the State Border has been attached. Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj said that today, government may once again send to the Parliament of Kosovo the bill which will ...

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Meta: Obligatory for any solution to respect the Constitution

President Ilir Meta makes public his stance on “Request for Authorization of Negotiations with the Greek Party” officially requested by Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati. In a letter published by the president, Meta draws the attention of the minister, writing that he is Ai??not clear in his request regarding the authorization of negotiations on maritime borders with Greece. The President of ...

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Football: Kukes wins over Partizani in the capital 3-1

The two final challenges of the 20th Superior Division of the National Football Team were held on Monday. Kukes has come out victorious in this week’s super challenge, defeating Partizani in the capital, with 3-1, though it was in disfavor. The challenge starts well for the locals, but Kukesi football players react but scoring no goal. When all seemed to ...

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