Theocharous: "We have historical obligations, to protect the rights of Greeks in Northern Epirus
"Today, I stand among the Greeks of Northern Epirus, with these sacred lands of ancient Greek country that has remained outside the borders of the Greek state "
Theocharous: No integration without human rights, where the Greek living, in Himara and all The Northern Epirus
Cypriot MEP Eleni Theocharous says Greece edge hasty approval of procedures for the integration of Albania into the European Union.
In a meeting with Himarians associations, attended and Greek parliamentarians, held at the Cathedral of the Orthodox Church in Tirana, Albania Theocharous said that the very high levels seen crime and corruption, but also a violation of human rights.
"I think Greece is rushing to have been pro departure procedures integration of Albania into the European Union, while the country recorded very high levels of corruption, press freedom of expression and thought, putting pressure on minorities and the rights against greeks in Himara, and Turkey made a great road being opened Islamic schools in Albania. Integration of Albania in EU, can not realized without the all respect of the human rights, protected and guaranteed by international standards, "said the Cypriot MEP.
Previously, the Cypriot MEP Eleni Theocharous, had a special meeting, in Hotel Sheraton Tirana, with The Himara Community of Albania leaders, discussing grave situation of human rights and freedoms in the Himara Region.
Eleni Theocharous statements were made during the conference with the theme "No looting of properties, pro development and integration in the EU" organized by PBDNJ