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President of the Republic, His Excellency Mr. Bajram Begaj, met today with Her Excellency Mrs. Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission

Accelerating the integration process into the European Union, the security situation in Europe and the Western Balkans, and regional cooperation through the lens of the Berlin Process were the main focus of the discussion during the Begaj – Von Der Leyen meeting.

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“Albania is committed to its journey towards the European Union,” underlined President Begaj in this meeting.

Addressing the critical security situation that Europe and the Western Balkans are undergoing, President Begaj assured Mrs. Von Der Leyen that “Albania continues to support and align with the foreign and security policies of the EU.”

President Begaj utilized this meeting to commend the European Union’s positions on stabilizing peace in the region and requested punishment for the Serbian terrorist attack on September 24th against a sovereign country like Kosova, destabilising the entire region.

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Describing the hosting of the Summit of leaders of the Berlin Process as a historical event, being held on Tuesday in Tirana for the first time in a Western Balkan country, President Begaj expressed confidence that this summit will encourage better relations among Western Balkan countries and will build the necessary bridges for creating an economic market in the area, bridges that will eventually extend towards the common market of the European Union.