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Brussels, 2 May 2012
Š.Füle visits Albania to discuss reforms and European agenda
Brussels - Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle will visit Albania on Thursday 3rd May 2012 to discuss reform efforts and progress in the EU agenda with his Albanian counterparts. He will meet President of the Republic Bamir Topi, Speaker of the Assembly Jozefina Topalli, Prime Minister Sali Berisha, Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Edmond Haxhinasto, Ombudsman Igli Totozani and Chairman of the opposition Socialist Party Edi Rama during his one-day stay in Tirana. Commissioner Füle will also speak in the Assembly, addressing the members of parliament on topics important for the country´s accession to the European Union.
This visit follows an intense sequence of meetings between the European Commission and Albanian representatives, including meetings between Commissioner Füle with deputy PM/Foreign Minister E.Haxhinasto and Minister of European Integration M. Bregu in March. The last time Commissioner Füle visited Tirana was on the 30th March 2011.