Austria supports Albania’s efforts to join EU


Albanian President Bujar Nishani (R) and Austrian counterpart Heinz Fischer pose prior to their meeting in Tirana on May 20, 2014.

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Austria will support Albania in gaining the  candidate status of the European Union, Austrian President Heinz Fischer said in Tirana, Albania on Tuesday.

Albania could count on Austria both in terms of its EU integration and in bilateral economic cooperation, Fischer said when meeting Albanian Parliament Speaker Ilir Meta.

He expressed appreciation of the stabilizing role of the Albanian government, saying, "Albania is trying to play a moderate role in the region in making v...

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