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Kim: Accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia should start without delay

  • 10/21/2021 3:00 PM
Kim: Accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia should start without delay

The US Ambassador in Tirana, Yuri Kim, supports the integration of Albania and North Macedonia in the European Union, while emphasizing that the negotiation process should start without delay.

Ambassador Kim shares a joint statement by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell, stating that the countries of the Western Balkans belong to the European Union.

"USA and EU agree WB region belongs in EU & accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia should start without delay.  EU accession, a stated priority for the whole WBalkans, helps consolidate democratic institutions, protect fundamental rights & advance rule of law".

/Klara Ruci/