NATO’s Stoltenberg to visit Tirana

Photo: NATO Albania’s PM Edi Rama (L) and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (R).

Tomorrow , 2 June, the NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg will travel to Tirana. In the Albanian capital he will have meetings with the country’s President Ilir Meta, the Prime Minister Edi Rama and the Minister of Defence, Olta Xhacka.

After the talks PM Rama and Jens Stoltenberg will hold a news conference.

The country joined the pact 10 years ago. In its annual assessment of the implementation of reforms in the Western Balkan partners adopted by the European Commission on 29 May, the EU executive pointed out that Albania and North Macedonia have shown a strong determination to advance on the EU path and recommended that the Council opens the accession negotiations with these two Balkan countries.

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