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Former Italian PM, Da��Alema awarded “Mother Teresa” medal by the President Meta

In a special ceremony held today, the President of Albania, Ilir Meta has awarded the former Prime Minister of Italy, Massimo Da��Alema awarded the a�?Mother Teresaa�? medal. Mr. Meta expressed his recognition for Mr. Da��Alemaa��s constant and extraordinary support in Albaniaa��s process of Euro-Atlantic and European integration. a�?Every Albanian remembers Massimo Da��Alema. He is one of the most prominent figures ...

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Albanian Foreign minister meets diplomats: Work for EU integration continues

The Albanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ditmir BushatiA� had a working breakfast today with the ambassadors of EU member countries accredited in Tirana. This event comes two days after the publication of the recommendation of the European Commission for the opening of negotiations with Albania. Bushati says that the member countries recognize Albaniaa��s achievements and that the most important thing ...

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Rama: No time to lose but set down to work to obtain the membership diploma

Prime Minister Edi Rama at a joint press conference with European diplomacy chief Federica Mogherini stated that the EC’s recommendation for opening negotiations is the “certificate reception” for Albania, which already has to obtain the “diploma” by becoming part of the EU . With this end in view, a list of criteria must be met, starting with the punishment of ...

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Meta:Recommendation should serve as a catalyst of a more consolidated unity in boosting key reforms

President Ilir Meta received today the High Representative for Foreign Relations and Security Policy, and European Commission Vice President Federica Mogherini. President Meta welcomed the positive recommendation of the European Commission to open membership negotiations with Albania praising Albania’s great efforts in its irreversible European integration process. Recognizing the contribution of all the actors who have steadily built up the ...

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Mirush Kabashi, a great master of the Albanian theater stage

The Albanian great actor, grand master of the Albanian theater stage, Mirush Kabashi celebrated his 70th birth anniversary yesterday. He continues to convey emotions even nowadays, with the real strength of the Albanian speech at the most prestigious theater stages of the world. With a very rich 48-year artistic career, on stage and screen, the well-known actor continues to work ...

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Export boom in the first 3 months, EUR 95 million

Albanian exports grew by about EUR 95 million in the first three months of the year compared with the same period last year. Official statistics from the Institute of Statistics show that for the period January to March, Albanian companies sold EUR 572 million of goods to foreign markets, or nearly 19 % more than a year earlier. According to ...

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The Amphitheatre at the Lake Park to be inaugurated soon

The Lake Park is the biggest green space in Tirana, frequented by many people every day, and now after many years of degradation, the amphitheatre situated at the heart of the park has been restored and soon will be opened for the public. The news was delivered by the Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj, through a status on his Facebook ...

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IMF:Expectations for Albania’s economic growth in 2018 remain unchanged at 3.7%

Albania has recorded a growth rate of its economy at 3.9 percent over the previous year. This is the assessment of the International Monetary Fund, which yesterday presented the Global Economic Outlook report yesterday in Washington. According to this report, expectations for Albania’s economic growth in 2018 remain unchanged at 3.7%. In last October’s report, the IMF had lowered expectations ...

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US Assistant Secretary of State Mitchell:Albania a reliable US partner, security guarantor in the region

US Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia, Wess Mitchell, received today in an official meeting Minister of Defense Olta XhaA�ka. The meeting took place a few minutes after the official statement by the EC. The Assistant Secretary of State Mitchell congratulated Mrs Xhacka on this occasion. Also, US Assistant Secretary of State praised Albania’s contribution to NATO, saying ...

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Bushati: A Happy Day for all the Albanians!

Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati considered the opening of negotiations for Albania, a happy day for all Albanians. Through a statement, Bushati said the membership talks were opened thanks to the results achieved in the implementation of justice reforms. The minister said that this recommendation is also a clear assessment by the European Commission, where Albania will ...

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