Ruci: Albania Hopes to See Negotiations Opening in 2018
Albanian Daily News
Published October 17, 2017
Parliament Speaker Gramoz Ruçi hosted on Tuesday a delegation from the German Bundestag, chaired by Jorn Wunderlich. During this meeting Speaker Ruçi informed the interlocutor about some of the achievements in the framework of the Albanian parliament activity, namely the adoption of Justice Reform, the establishment of Ad Hoc Commission for Electoral Reform and the adoption of the Law on National Minorities.
"All these crucial steps that comply with the recommendations for Albania's membership into EU have been taken through parliamentary consensus. The Albanian institutions are taking all the necessary steps to fulfill these recommendations aiming and hopping to see the opening of negotiations by beginning of 2018," declared Speaker Ruçi.
He also praised two countries excellent bilateral relations while expressing the deepest gratitude for the support given by Germany to Albania in the area of rule of law, social affairs, youth employment, vocational training, strengthening of public administration and the fight against corruption.