Thursday, November 9, 2017
Albania: Rama, we deserve negotiations with EU to be opened
Wind has turned in our favour.PM will meet Juncker next December
09 NOVEMBER, Link
United Nations General Assembly
BRUXELLES - "We can fully state Albania deserves negotiations" with the European Union "to be opened", Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama said during a joint press conference with the EU Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn in Tirana. EU - Western Balkans Media Days are taking place today and tomorrow in the Albanian capital city.
"We will continue standing on our position towards the EU and we are fully encouraged by the improvements we've made", Rama explained. Albania has now "to prove" concrete progress, the Prime Minister stressed, "but I think the wind has turned in our favour to join the EU".
Edi Rama has accepted "with pleasure" the invitation made by the European Commission presidency and will meet the president Jean-Claude Juncker early in December this year in Brussels.