President of the European Parliament backs the opening of accession talks for Albania

President of the European Parliament backs the opening of accession talks for Albania

Albania’s Assembly speaker, Gramoz Ruci is in Talin, Estonia, where he’s participating in the Conference of Chairmen of the EU member countries. Accompanied by the Socialist Party whip, Taulant Balla, Ruci had a meeting with the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani.

During this meeting, Mr. Tajani congratulated the Albanian Assembly speaker for the positive recommendation that the European Commission made for Albania’s accession talks.

“In the weeks to come, we will look into the recommendation for the opening of accession talks between Albania and the European Union. Albania has made important steps forward and for this, I support the opening of accession talks”, the head of the European Parliament is quoted to have said. /ibna/