Balkans Countries Should Collaborate for EU Integration-Says Ruçi
Albanian Daily News
Published March 7, 2018
Albania's European integration was the highlight of a meeting between Speaker of Parliament Gramoz Ruçi and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Ivan Korçok. Speaker Ruçi defined the process of integration of the Western Balkans as essential for promoting regional collaboration and stability, while stressing the constructive and pro-active role of Albania in the region, in the interest of good neighborly relations and regional cooperation
He expressed the confidence that Albania's concrete achievements in terms of fulfilling its membership obligations will be the basis for evaluation by EU member states for opening negotiations.
Meantime minister Korçok said that the Western Balkan countries should overcome the past and strengthen their political and economic co-operation that will enable them to resolve outstanding issues in order to consolidate the progress towards EU membership.