Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Tirana /Newsroom /
10.10.2019  

Ambassador Peter Japelj meets with Albanian Parliament Speaker Gramoz Ruci

On Tuesday, Ambassador Peter Japelj met with Albanian Parliament Speaker Gramoz Ruci. On his side, Parliament Speaker Ruci assessed the political relations between the two countries as very good, stable and without open questions.

On the other hand, he said, economic relations have room for strengthening and we need to raise them to the same level as political ones. He thanked Slovenia for its active role in supporting and lobbying for Albania in the context of the EU integrations.

Ambassador Japelj expressed satisfaction with the cooperation and friendly relations between the two countries. He assessed that Slovenia has an interest in deepening its relations even further, and he will act in this direction. In light of the approaching European Council meeting, he announced that Slovenia supports the start of accession negotiations with Albania and Northern Macedonia.

The interlocutors agreed that mutual contacts at all levels should be continued and parliamentary diplomacy between the countries should be strengthened.