Rama-Juncker: Assistance for the EU perspective

Rama-Juncker: Assistance for the EU perspective

Brussels, February 19, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency

PM Edi Rama held a meeting today with the President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker in Brussels (photo).

Rama and Juncker discussed the perspective of the integration of Albania in the European Union and the relations of Albania with the EU and its constructive role in the region.

Juncker reconfirmed that the European Commission remains engaged for Albania’s EU integration perspective and that it would continue to offer assistance in order for the country to move forward in this path.

The European Commission president also expressed his regret about the damages caused by floods in several regions of Albania.

“The European Commission is mobilizing the emergency aid through the EU’s civil protection mechanism”, said he.

Today’s meeting of Mr. Juncker with the Albanian PM was the first one in the quality of the president of European Commission. /ibna/