Minister Bushati meets Foreign Minister of Denmark, Mr. Martin Lidegaard

During his official visit to Denmark, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ditmir Bushati held a meeting with the Foreign Minister of Denmark, Mr. Martin Lidegaard. The visit of Minister Bushati in Denmark coincides with the 44th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations. 

Ministers discussed the excellent relations between the two countries and underlined the need to strengthen cooperation in all areas of mutual interest.
 
Minister Bushati noted that Albania's EU integration remains a major priority, which enjoys wide support from Albanians and from across the political spectrum. Interlocutors shared the view that reforms undertaken and the progress made in the fight against corruption and organized crime constitute a clear evidence of the will and full engagement of the Albanian government to meet obligations for obtaining the candidate country status in June. By assessing Denmark’s support to the EU integration of Albania, Minister Bushati stated that he remains hopeful that the Danish support regarding nest month’s decision on the candidate status will be full and positive.

On his part, Minister Lidegaard praised the relations between the two countries and assured for the continuous support of Denmark in the process of EU integration of Albania. He also commended the moderate and constructive role of Albania in the region.

Interlocutors shared the view that cooperation in the economic field should be further strengthened in areas such as energy, agribusiness, tourism, trade, etc.
 
Moreover, they also talked about developments in the Balkans, the European and Euro- Atlantic perspective and developments in Ukraine after the elections of May 25. Minister Lidegaard praised Albania's stands and responses to the situation in Ukraine.

During their talks, parties also focused on recent elections for the European Parliament.

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