Contents tagged with Albania

  • Montenegro, Albania, Norway and Ukraine extend sanctions against Russia

    Montenegro, Albania, Norway and Ukraine supported the EU’s proposal to extend sanctions against Russia until January 31, 2019, according to a statement by High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Federica Mogherini, posted on the EU Council website.

    "The Candidate Countries Montenegro and Albania, and the EFTA country Norway, member of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine, align themselves with this declaration. They will ensure that their national …

  • Albania asks for EU membership for Balkan countries to protect themselves from Russia

    The Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, fears that Russia and Islamic terrorists may try to increase their influence in the Balkan countries if the Balkans is not included in the European Union (EU).

    Rama also stated, in his interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, that it is in the interest of Brussels to take the Balkans under its wing.

    “If we want a safe and stable European Union, and a safe Europe, we shouldn’t have any gaps. In addition, we should never forget that there are third …