Soreca thanked Albania for hosting Afghan citizens

Soreca thanked Albania for hosting Afghan citizens

The head of the European Union delegation in Tirana, Ambassador Luigi Soreca, today reiterated the EU’s praise for Albania’s readiness to provide temporary shelter to Afghans in need.

On this issue, Ambassador Soreca met today with the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Olta Xhaçka, and the Minister of the Interior, Bledi Çuçi.

The meeting discussed important issues related to their legal status, security controls and freedom of movement.

Good discussions today with Ministers Olta Xhacka and  Bledi Çuçi.

I reiterated EU praise for Albania’s readiness to provide temporary shelter to Afghans in need. Both ministers informed me on the ongoing preparations for hosting vulnerable Afghans. We touched upon important issues of their legal status, security checks and freedom of movement. The Afghan people deserve to live in safety, security and dignity./ibna