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A football match between Albania and Sweden to celebrate relationship ties

The Albanian Football Association played a friendly match in the framework of the 50th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Sweden and Albania and the 20th anniversary of reinstating the supporting program of the Swedish government, SIDA, in Albania. The Swedish was represented with an amateur team composed by members of the diplomatic core of Brussels; meanwhile the team of ...

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Symphonic Orchestra of RTSH brings back Albanian movie themes

The Orchestra of RTSH has brought for the public the best Albanian movie music.. The nostalgia for the Albanian movies produced by Kinostudio ‘’Shqiperia e Re’’, the emotions and different events were brought by the Orchestra of RTSH in the youth center Arka in the city of Shkoder. In cooperation with Maestro Lorenc Radovani and Professor Gjon Shllaku, this formation ...

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OSCE has drafted an interim report on June 30th local elections

The OSCE has released today the preliminary report for the June 30th elections, analyzing the period from 24 May to 11 June 2019. The report gives a detailed account on the political situation, underscoring that the elections are in ta state of a deep political division and that some opposition parties do not participate in elections  in 31 municipalities. “Upon ...

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Albania takes the Chairmanship of the Energy Charter Secretariat for 2019

Albania has taken the Chairmanship of the Energy Charter Secretariat for 2019. At the International Energy Charter Forum on “Energy, Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Diversification”, Energy Ministry Belinda Balluku stated that our country is ranked among the European countries that produces energy from renewable sources and highlighted the growing demand for solar and wind power. Minister of Tourism and ...

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Xhaçka in Germany on accession negotiations opening

Defense Minister Olta Xhaçka is on an official visit to Germany where she was received by German homologue Ursula von der Leyen. Xhaçka says that part of the conversation was the opening of negotiations for Albania as well as the political situation in the country. Xhaçka informed the German Minister about the importance of this moment not only for Albania, ...

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BoA: 49% of the Albanians have school as a saving’s target

The Bank of Albania, in a special survey on the financial culture of Albanians, stated that the establishments of long-term financial objectives, as well as the continuity and sustainability of active efforts to fulfill them, are another important component of financial behavior. To understand this issue, the most used exhausting questions are: What is your most important financial target now? ...

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Minister of Infrastructure Balluku: Diversification of production of alternative energy remains priority

“Energy, Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Diversification” was the theme of the International Energy Charter Forum, whose presidency for this year is held  by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy. Several panels addressed issues related to the Energy Charter objectives. In the opening speech, Minister of Infrastructure and Energy, Belinda Balluku, congratulating the members of the forum in Tirana, stressed ...

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Sweden’s Ambassador Ndisi: Albania has carried out very important reforms and it is necessary to maintain their pace in the future

Sweden is attentively following the recent political developments in Albania and the cancellation of the election date by the president. Swedish Ambassador Johan Ndisi says that it is important at this moment that only through the dialogue  this crisis can be resolved. As for the European Council’s decision to give a date for opening negotiations, the Swedish Ambassador points out ...

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Tsereteli: Parties should sit down for talks

In response to the ongoing political turmoil in Albania, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President George Tsereteli issued a statement calling for unprecedented dialogue and urging the parties to sit down for talks. The OSCE senior official says in his statement that the country’s legal framework must be respected by the political spectrum. “Despite previous OSCE recommendations, we are witnessing the rise ...

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Kocijancic: Albania shown its determination to advance on the road to integration and has achieved tangible and sustainable results

The European Commission reacted after the decision of the Dutch Parliament through spokesperson Maja Kojijanic. Maja Kocijancic, EC spokeswoman stated that EC thinks enlargement is a geostrategic investment of the European Union for stability, peace, security and economic development in the Western Balkans. “We have expressed our stance through the publication of progress reports in May on the reforms of ...

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