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US State Department supports Albania's and North Macedonia EU integration

  • 6/11/2021 2:17 PM
US State Department supports Albania's and North Macedonia EU integration
 

The US supports the opening of EU membership negotiations for North Macedonia and Albania. US State Department spokeswoman Ned Price underscores the US commitment to the highest levels of government: "We support the forthcoming opening of EU membership negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania. "We are engaging at the highest levels of government to demonstrate our commitment to the European integration path of aspiring countries," said a State Department spokesman. Spokesperson Price's reaction came as a summit of Western Balkan leaders was held in Tirana with the participation of the heads of state and government of the six Western Balkan countries respectively; Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy, Olivér Várhelyi.