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Mazi: The EU has made it clear that the conditions have been met, the holding of the intergovernmental conference is a priority

  • 3/1/2021 5:38 PM
Mazi: The EU has made it clear that the conditions have been met, the holding of the intergovernmental conference is a priority

Albania's chief negotiator in Brussels for integration, Zef Mazi said that the EU representatives, Borrel and Varhelyi praised Albania's progress in all areas, while emphasizing that all conditions have been met for holding the first intergovernmental conference .

"The 11th meeting of the Stabilization and Association Council, the highest meeting between Albania and the EU was held today. With all the analysis that were made today, it was communicated with clarity that Albania has made progress in all areas, both political and reform in justice, economy, agriculture, social field, etc. EU representatives at the meeting praised Albania and encouraged the continuation of reforms. The EU prioritizes Albania's integration and the decision is expected to be taken soon for the first intergovernmental conference, which encourages Albania's progress. Member states will meet in March and the EU will meet and make a decision.

Albania will continue the reforms by following the normal conduct of the elections based on the recommendations of the OSCE-ODIHR, so far everything is going normally, said the EU representatives. Conditions and requirements have been met. Progress has been made in all areas where assessments are included in a 17-page report and the EU encourages Albania to continue with this progress and continue on the path of reform.

The EU, as it stated today, is aiming day and night to provide vaccinations for the Western Balkans as well. COVAX is expected to come to our country this week", said Mazi.

/Klara Ruci/