Sweden Supports Albania in the Integration Process
Albanian Daily News
Published January 12, 2018
Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati, held a meeting on Friday with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Sweden, Margot Wallstrom during his visit to Sweden.
Ministers discussed the excellent dynamics of bilateral relations. Both counterparts, focused on the special attention to Albania's EU integration process and shared the view on the transformation impact of enlargement policy in the Balkan countries.
Minister Bushati, praised Sweden's support role for the enlargement process, and Albania's efforts in general, in particular, in this process.
He recognized the Swedish colleague with the steps and measures taken by the Government in the reform process and meeting the five key EU criteria, confirming the Albanian government's determination to "implement justice reform and the Vetting process"
Minister Bushati expressed the belief that "2018 will be an important year in Albania's European integration process" through the decision of the member states to open accession negotiations.
Meanwhile minister Wallstrom confirmed Sweden's support for Albania and praised the government's efforts in the reform process.
"You are on the right track and have our support", underlined the Swedish Minister.