The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Olta Xhaçka, had a telephone conversation with the US Deputy Secretary of the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Philip Reeker.
Minister Xhaçka praised the US for its continued support in Albania's path towards the EU, while emphasizing that our country has met all the conditions for the approval of the negotiating framework and the holding of the First Intergovernmental Conference.
She briefed Deputy Secretary Reeker on the measures taken to ensure free and standard elections on 25 April 2021. The focus of the conversation was also bilateral political, economic and regional cooperation, while Chief Diplomat Xhaçka said that Albania remains committed to further strengthening the friendship and strategic partnership with the United States.
We recall that the year 2021 marks the 30th anniversary of the restoration of diplomatic relations between Albania and the United States of America.