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Meeting with Polish counterpart / Xhacka: Integration of the Western Balkans, strategic importance for the EU

  • 2/19/2021 2:59 PM
Meeting with Polish counterpart / Xhacka: Integration of the Western Balkans, strategic importance for the EU

The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Olta Xhaçka, held an online meeting this Friday with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Zbigniew Rau. Minister Xhaçka praised the support that Poland has shown in the process of Albania's integration into the European Union as he stressed that our country remains waiting for the date of the First Intergovernmental Conference to be set within the first six months of 2021.

The two ministers also agreed to increase the commitment to further enhance relations and bilateral cooperation between Albania and Poland and assessed that the integration of the Western Balkans into the European Union is a matter of strategic importance.

The Albanian chief diplomat praised the solidarity of the Polish people in the reconstruction process after the earthquake of November 26, 2019 and the support shown during the COVID-19 pandemic.

/Klara Ruci/