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“Peace becomes harder than war”

On the International Day of Peace, president of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi said that nations who have seen wars know the importance of peace. He said that understanding and cooperation are universal values. “Today, the entire world marks the International Day of Peace. Nations who have experienced war know the importance of peace. Kosovo has experienced both. We know that peace ...

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Rama for the first time on “border correction” with Serbia

A “hot” debate has erupted in Balkan politics since Kosovo President Hashim Thaci launched the proposal for “border correction” with Serbia.When this issue was interpreted as a proposal for border exchange, Thaci hastened to clarify that his proposal foresees the unification of Presevo with Kosovo.Prime Minister Edi Rama spoke for the first time about this issue. Prime Minister Edi Rama ...

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A special structure to be set up for weapons destruction in 2019

Within the first quarter of next year, a special structure for the collection of illegal weapons in the hands of citizens will be set up in our country. With this end in view, the EU organized a meeting in Tirana. “Abuse of weapons and their trafficking is a serious problem for the entire region.” That is the statement issued by ...

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Peshkopia town

Peshkopi is a town in Dibër County, northeastern Albania. After 2015, it became a subdivision of Dibër municipality. According to 2011 census, the population is 13,251.It is located 187 kilometers away from Tirana, the capital of Albania, and 20 kilometers from the Macedonian border. It is situated 651 meters (2,136 ft) above sea level. Peshkopi lies on the east of the Black Drini ...

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State the largest employer, only 23% of new jobs were generated by the private

In the first six months of the year, the Albanian economy generated 14.4 thousand new jobs, but only 23% of them, or about 3,274 new jobs, were created in the private sector. Much of the 6200 jobs, or 43%, were provided by the state sector and 34% (4,950) were generated by agriculture. According to INSTAT data referring to administrative resources ...

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US State Department recognizes Albania’s efforts in the fight against terrorism

“Albania was a strong supporter of the efforts against terrorism and continued to offer its contribution in the Global Alliance in the War against ISIS”. This is stated in the US State Department annual report on terrorism in the world during 2017. According to the report, Albania is constantly engaged in countering terrorist acts, financing of terrorism and transaction with ...

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Foreign Minister of Germany, Heiko Maas, on official visit in Albania

  Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is conducting an  official visit to Albania. In a joint press conference with his Albanian counterpart, Ditmir Bushati, he said that Germany will support Albania on its road to EU integration. Maas pointed out that June 2019 does not mean the automatic opening of Albania’s accession negotiations with the European Union, adding “that I ...

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New EU Delegation ambassador, Luigi Soreca presented his credentials at president Ilir Meta

The new Head of the European Union Delegation to Albania, Ambassador Luigi Soreca, presented his credentials to the President of the Republic of Albania, Ilir Meta. Ambassador Soreca will represent the European Union in Albania and serve as Head of the EU Delegation in Tirana for the next four years, replacing in this position the previous EU ambassador, Romana Vlahutin. ...

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Italian Radical Party supports Albania’s EU integration

The Italian Radical Party supports the fast integration of Albania in EU and to support this, has drafted a declaration in the meeting of 28 July 2018, at the European Council. The head of the parliamentary commission for Foreign Policy, Mimi Kodheli received in the premises of the Assembly , a delegation of the Italian Radical Party, where they handed ...

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US ambassador Donald Lu, farewell meeting at the Ministry of Interior

The minister of interior, Fatmir Xhafaj, received in a farewell meeting the US ambassador, Donald Lu , and the new deputy ambassador Leyla Moses-Ones and the representatives of the law enforcement agencies of the embassy. According to the note of the ministry , during the meeting it was discussed the deepening of the copperation between both states and the mutual ...

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