Portugal confirms the support to the Albanian candidacy at the UN Council of Human Rights

On April 23, 2014 Ambassador Edmond Trako met the Director of International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal, Mr. Miguel Graça.

During the meeting, they expressed the appreciation of the successful multilateral cooperation between Portugal and Albania, within the international organizations. Director Graça praised the support that Albania gave to the Portugal's candidacy as non- permanent member at the Security Council as well as during the last year's voting for the Executive Council of the Intergovernmental Oceanography Commission of UNESCO (OIC).

This collaboration is still continuing with the mutual support to the Portuguese and Albanian candidates to the UN Council of Human Rights for the period 2015-2017. During this meeting, Portugal reaffirmed the support to the Albanian candidacy while a few months left till the voting on November.

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