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Xhaçka-Roswall: Integration of the Western Balkans into the EU is crucial for the security of Europe

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TER XHAÇKA APPRECIATED MINISTER ROSWALL’S VISIT TO ALBANIA BECAUSE, IN HER VIEW, IT DEMONSTRATED SWEDEN’S APPRECIATION OF ALBANIA’S ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND SUPPORT FOR ITS EU ASPIRATIONS.

 

THE MINISTERS AGREED THAT THE SECURITY OF THE WESTERN BALKANS AND ALL OF EUROPE DEPENDS ON THEIR CONTINUED INTEGRATION INTO THE EU.

 

ALBANIA REMAINS READY TO FURTHER DEVELOP AND DEEPEN RELATIONS WITH SWEDEN IN AREAS OF MUTUAL INTEREST, ACCORDING TO THE ALBANIAN CHIEF DIPLOMAT. 

Minister Xhaçka meets her Croatian counterpart Gordan Grlic-Radman

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The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Olta Xhaçka, welcomed in an official meeting the Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia, Gordan Grlic-Radman.
Minister Xhaçka commended Croatia’s achievements after joining the European Union, as she emphasized that Croatia will continue to support Albania in its European journey.

Agreement signed, Spain assistance to Albania regarding integration

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The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Olta Xhaçka, received in a meeting, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Spain, Jose Manuel Albares Bueno. This visit precedes the EU Presidency by Spain, during the second half of this year.

Minister Xhaçka meets with the US Special Envoy for the Western Balkans, Gabriel Escobar

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The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Olta Xhaçka, met with the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs and the Special Envoy for the Western Balkans, Gabriel Escobar.
The discussion between the two leaders focused on ways to improve regional security and stability in light of the security situation in Europe, while appreciating the strategic partnership between Albania and the United States.
Minister Xhaçka expressed her gratitude to Gabriel Escobar for his unwavering support to Albania and the Western Balkans region.

Minister Xhaçka meets with the Emirati counterpart, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Olta Xhaçka, met with the Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Minister Xhaçka praised the two countries’ positive progress in their relations and in particular, the economic field’s intensification through concrete investments. The recent agreement regarding the visa waiver for Albanian citizens traveling to the UAE, beginning on April 19, 2023, and their support in cyber security were all highly valued by Minister Xhaçka.

Foreign Ministers of the Western Balkans meet in Rome, Xhaçka: The integration of the region strengthens the credibility of the EU

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The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Olta Xhaçka, at the invitation of her Italian counterpart, Antonio Tajani, participated in the meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the countries of the Western Balkans organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Italy.
During her speech, Minister Xhaçka said that the war in Ukraine made the EU aware of the fact that the security and stability of the region is inherently linked to the security and stability of the Western Balkans.

Minister Xhaçka participates in the US-Adriatic Charter Ministerial

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The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Olta Xhaçka, during her official visit to North Macedonia, participated in the US-Adriatic Charter (A5) Ministerial.
Minister Xhaçka emphasized that the USA-Adriatic Charter (A5) has served the process of Euro-Atlantic integration and the strengthening of regional cooperation in the field of security, as she underlined the need for further inclusiveness of the Charter, especially in the current situation of the region after Russia’s aggression in Ukraine.

Minister Xhaçka meets with the MFA of North Macedonia, Bujar Osmani

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The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Olta Xhaçka, held a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia, Mr. Bujar Osmani.

Minister Xhaçka welcomes the Secretary General of the OSCE: A trusted and important partner for Albania

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The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Olta Xhaçka, welcomed in an official meeting the Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Helga Maria Schmid.
In the joint press statement, Minister Xhaçka emphasized that:
“The OSCE has been a trusted and important partner for Albania since 1997, by having an important contribution to many reforms in our country. We welcome the contribution of the OSCE in reforming and modernizing Albania even further”.

Albania – Holy See, Xhaçka welcomes her counterpart Gallagher

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The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Olta Xhaçka, welcomed the Secretary of Vatican for Relations with States and International Organizations, H.E Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher.
Minister Xhaçka appreciated the Holy See stance for peace in Ukraine, and underlined the need for the Holy See’s contribution to the security and stability of the region.

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