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WB6: The EU is the only framework that guarantees growth and stability in the region and Europe

A meeting of Western Balkans Foreign Ministers (WB6), hosted by Montenegrin Foreign Minister Srdjan Darmanovic, was held yesterday in Budva. The meeting was attended by Albanian Foreign Ministers Ditmir Bushati, Bosnia and Herzegovina Igor Crnadak, Kosovo Behgjet Pacolli, FYROMacedonia Nikola Dimitrov and Serbian Deputy Foreign Minister Nemanja Stevanović. The previous year was very important for the countries of the Western ...

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Meta on World Aids Day, we should raise the awareness of young people to prevent the spread of this disease

The President of the Republic, Ilir Meta, made a message on the World AIDS Day against HIV / AIDS. The head of state attached significance to the health care towards HIV infected people. Meta in his post on Facebook, also wrote that efforts to prevent and educate young people in the spread of this disease will carry on. Meta writes:” ...

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Meta message of condolences for the death of George H.W. Bush. Meta: Bush was a great friend of Albanians

The President of the Republic, Ilir Meta, made a message of condolences to the Bush family after George H.W Bush passed away on Friday night. The head of state writes on Twitter that Bush was a great friend of Albanians.”He was a great state man and a strong supporter of freedom,” continues Meta. “I am deeply saddened by the death of the ...

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The European Parliament approves the report of Knut Fleckenstein on opening the negotiations with Albania

 The European Parliament approved with 459 votes the report of the European Mp and rapporteur of Albania, Knut Fleckenstein, for opening the accession negotiations of Albania with EU, in June 2019. The news was made public by the head of the parliamentary group of the Socialist party, Taulant Balla. ‘’The European Parliament voted with 459 votes in favor the Report ...

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Albania celebrates today the 74th anniversary of its Liberation

November 29, 1944 is the Liberation Day of Albania from Nazi German forces after the Albanian resistance during World War II. Background On April 7th, about 35,000 to 40,000 Italian forces launched their onslaught on Albania. Though King Zogu did not recognize the occupation, instead of putting up resistance, he chose to flee Albania together with his cabinet. Albanian patriots fought arms ...

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Meta hails the valuable work of Radio Tirana over years

The President of the Republic, Ilir Meta, attended yesterday the 80th anniversary of the establishment of Radio Tirana, which was held at the National History Museum. President Meta, hailed the valuable work of the journalists, technicians, translators , directors and all other employees over years, awarding the first Director of Radio Tirana, Gjergj Bubani (after death) with the title “Knight ...

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Albania celebrates today the 106th anniversary of Independence

The Ottoman Empire fell in the First Balkan War that began in October 1912 and the Albanians found themselves in an extremely difficult position. Their leaders were worried by the coalition of neighboring forces (Montenegro, Serbia and Greece) rather than the weakening of the Ottoman military presence in their home country. They sought the maintenance of the territorial integrity of ...

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Balla: Electoral reform to be voted before Christmas

The Chairman of the Parliamentary Group of the Socialist Party, Taulant Balla, together with the Albanian delegation Edmond Spaho, Fatmir Mediu, Klajda Gjosha and Vasilika Hysi are taking part in the High Level Meeting under the chairmanship of the Foreign Policy Committee Chairman David McAllister and Commissioner Hahn. Balla in his speech made a presentation on the progress of the ...

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Hahn: Albania has made progress in implementing justice reform

During his speech at the meeting with political officials of the countries of the region, EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn said that Albania has made progress in implementing justice reform. Meanwhile regarding Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, Hahn said the EU wants an agreement between Kosovo and Serbia.  The meeting with regional officials was attended by EU Commissioner Hahn, MEP David McAllister, MEP Eduard ...

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President Meta awards ” Knight of the Order of the Flag” to the team of Flamurtari 86′-87′

The President of the Republic Ilir Meta praised in a special ceremony held in ‘’Petro Marko’’ theatre in Vlora, the achievements of the football team of Flamurtari during the period 1986-87, and some of the most famous football players of that time. During the ceremony, in remembrance of the unforgettable matches with Partizan of Belgrade and Barcelona, President Meta honored ...

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