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Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, met today in Brussels with Gent Cakaj, Acting Foreign Minister of Albania.
The High Representative congratulated Minister Cakaj for the renewed recommendation of the Commission to the Council to open accession negotiations with Albania, stressing that this is an acknowledgement of the tangible results of the comprehensive and thorough justice reform and of Albania's achievements in the fight against corruption and organised crime. She reaffirmed her strong conviction that Albania is ready to move forward on its EU integration path and open accession negotiations.