High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell had a video conference call with Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama on Tuesday.
The High Representative welcomed Prime Minister Rama’s commitment to moving Albania forward on its EU accession path and the decisive progress in meeting the conditions set by the March 2020 Council conclusions, which the country is close to fulfil, in view of the first intergovernmental conference.
With Albania closer than ever to starting EU accession negotiations, the High Representative underlined the need to continue delivering on key reforms identified by the Council. The contribution of all political forces will be instrumental in bringing the country to the next step.
As regards foreign policy, High Representative Borrell commended Albania’s consistent alignment with EU foreign policy positions.