Tirana, 16 April 2013
The President of the Republic of Albania, Bujar Nishani, attended the reception held on the 65th anniversary of the State of Israel Independence.
Addressing and greeting the participants, President Nishani stressed that the relations between Albania and Israel founded on the bedrock of a historical and traditional friendship between our two peoples, have been greatly enhanced and intensified.
“The 65th anniversary of the State of Israel Independence, the National Day of the friendly people of Israel offers me the special opportunity and pleasure, also on behalf of the Albanian people, to personally express to the people of Israel the best wishes for well-being, peace and prosperity, Mr. Nishani said in the address at the 65th anniversary of the State of Israel Independence.
According to Albanian President, “the Albanian people nurture friendly feelings towards the Palestinian people as well. Due to this reason and also for the sake of peace and stability we are in favor of a capable and functional Palestine and a safe Israel”.
“In this context we wish to the sides involved to take advantage of this moment when the international community is engaged to solve this conflict and create the necessary conditions to give peace a chance by restarting the talks aimed at achieving a solution to the benefit of the Palestinian people and Israeli people”, Mr. Nishani said.