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Saturday, October 5, 2013
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The Turkish and Albanian Foreign Ministers, Ahmet Davutoglu and Ditmir
Bushati, have emphasized during their press release the reinforcing of
the billateral relations in some key sectors for both countries.
The main chapter, which is a
novelty in the relations with Turkey, as the Turkish Minister called it,
is the organization of joint meetings between the two governments.
continued today the long path of institutional cooperation and for
passing a strategic partnership document, which will be formalized soon
and will be discussed by the Foreign Ministries of Turkey and Albania,
will define the most qualitative way of this cooperation, and naturally
more strategic, in areas of mutual interest, such as defense, security,
energy, tourism and health, but also on a strategic partnership document
that will base on the common values of our countries and the region”,
“Same as in Istanbul, even today we discussed
the creation of a strategic partnership document, and we will take
further steps in the future. This is a very important project for us and
foresees the organization of joint meeting between the two countries.
This shows the significance that the relations with Albanian have for
Turkey. We have also decided to crate a cooperation mechanism between
two different ministries on some given issues, in order to give
technical assistance to Albania. Together with me I have today some
honorable representatives of banks, energy, security and defense, who
have come to give advises for Albania. I want to underline that every
success of Albania is also a success of ours”, Davutoglu declared.
underlines that he has asked his homologue to support Albania’s
efforts, in order to include even Kosovo in these projects.
asked from Mr.Davotugly the support of the Turkish government for
branching the TAP project to Kosovo, to include Kosovo in the TAP
network, and to create a better connection between TAP and IAP, in which
Albania, due to the geographical position, is the point where these two
projects will meet each other”, Bushati declared.
Turkish Minister was welcomed by Prime Minister Edi Rama. In this
meeting they discussed about the mutual partnership agreements. Same as
in the first meeting, Rama and Davutoglu emphasized the realization of
joint meetings and the Turkish assistance in some sectors of Albania.
The Turkish Foreign Minister also met with the Albanian President and
the Parliament Speaker, Ilir Meta.