Albania: Kurti met with Meta and Basha in Tirana

Albania: Kurti met with Meta and Basha in Tirana

Albanian President Ilir Meta received on Wednesday the leader of the Vetëvendosje Movement, and possibly the new Prime Minister of Kosovo, Albin Kurti.

The Albanian President described the meeting with Kurti as fraternal, referring to the topics of their conversation.

“Today (yesterday) I had the pleasure of expecting in a fraternal meeting, the leader of the Vetëvendosje Movement, Albin Kurti, winner of the last elections in Kosovo”, Meta said.

“I congratulate him on his victory, but above all on the excellent electoral process that Kosovo has achieved. We shared many valuable ideas for the overall strengthening of the cooperation between our two countries and the acceleration of the accession processes, in order to guarantee a better and secure European future, which our citizens deserve”, Meta concluded.

Democratic Party leader Lulzim Basha also received Vetëvendosje Movement leader Albin Kurti on Wednesday.

Basha noted that during the meeting he assured the Vetëvendosje leader that he would do everything to increase and strengthen co-operation with Kosovo in the operation of economic development, employment, recognition by countries that have not yet done so and its integration into International Institutions.

“I am pleased to welcome today the leader of the Vetëvendosje Movement, the incumbent Prime Minister of Kosovo, Albin Kurti. I congratulate him on the victory of the parliamentary elections and the model that Kosovo gave to Albania and the whole region for the way the elections are organized, even in pandemic conditions”, Basha stressed.

“We talked about the challenges Albania and Kosovo are facing. During the meeting with Mr. Kurti, I underlined the vital need of Albania for a change in the elections of April 25 and assured him that tomorrow, as Prime Minister of Albania, I will do everything to increase and strengthen cooperation with Kosovo, for economic growth, employment, recognition by countries that have not yet done so, as well as participation in international institutions”, Basha concluded./ibna