7 June 2019 President Meta: The Bundestag has a key role in guaranteeing the European perspective of Albania
June 7th, 2019
During his stay in Berlin, invited to attend the 24th International Berlin Meeting, the President of the Republic H. E. Mr. Ilir Meta met also with representatives of main parliamentary groups in the Bundestag, to discuss the European perspective of the country, in particular the opening of accession negotiations with the European Union, as soon as possible.
In his meeting with the Deputy Chair of the CDU / CSU Parliamentary Group, Mr. Johann Wadephul and the Reporter for Albania of CDU / CSU in the Foreign Affairs Committee, Mr. Christian Schmidt, President Meta discussed on the prospect of opening accession negotiations, also welcoming their commitment and readiness to assist in overcoming the domestic crisis and the urgent need to reestablish the political dialogue.
President Meta also met with SPD Foreign Policy Spokesperson at the Foreign Affairs Committee, Mr. Nils Schmid, appreciating the support given in the efforts to open accession negotiations, and for the European integration process at large.
In addition, the Head of State had a separate meeting also with CSU MoP, Reporter for Albania at the EU Committee in the Bundestag, Mrs. Katrin Staffler, with whom he discussed about the prospect of opening Albania’s accession negotiations with the EU.