TOP Analysis, Prognoses and News about Greek - Albanian Relations and the Region.
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Albania, member of EUROPOL
The two-day meeting of the Council of Europe, which started yesterday
and will authorize the agreement for including Albania in the EUROPOL,
started with a visit of our Interior Minister with all homologues of the
Tahiri informed the European
Union homologues about the achievements of the Albanian police in these
two months. Mentioning the structural reforms of the Interior Ministry
and the Police, the Minister says that the goal of the Albanian
government is to find stable results in the fight against crime and
For two months, the results with seized narcotics
have increased with 53.5%, compared to one year ago. There is also an
increase of the number of reported crimes with 473.6%, including the
Tahiri also mentioned the results of police
oeprations against illegal gambling shops. On the same period, the
Director of economic and financial crime identified a total of 123
violations that are related with corruption, and which include 176
This evidence is enough to show the commitment of the Albanian government for addressing the legal requests, Tahiri concludes.
”I am hopeful that you will be reassured by these facts for a new approach of the law enforcing in Albania”, he writes.
values that the operational and strategic cooperation agreement with
EUROPOL is a giant step in Albania’s European Union path.