10.06.2021 – 08:27
The leaders of the region will come together this Thursday in Tirana, where the Western Balkans Summit will take place.
The European Union (EU) Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Policy, Oliver Varhelyi (L), was received today in a meeting by the Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama (R). After the meeting, Rama and Varhelyi held a joint press conference, where Rama stressed that Albania recognized its true friends in the days of the tragedy after the earthquake. (Olsı Shehu – Anadolu Agency)
Albania will host the next summit, which takes place at the Palace of Brigades, and will be attended by the top leaders of Kosovo, Serbia, northern Macedonia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The leaders of the Summit will be the Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama and the Commissioner for Enlargement, Oliver Varhelyi.
At 12:30 the two leaders of the Summit, Rama and Varhelyi will hold a press conference and then at 15:00 the agreements will be signed. The summit is important for the fact that it comes just two weeks before the decision on whether or not to open negotiations with Albania and Northern Macedonia.
The full agenda of the Western Balkans Summit:
09.30 – Bilateral meeting with Zoran Tegeltija, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina (PHOTO + Official Camera)
10.00 – Bilateral meeting with Olivér Várhelyi, European Commissioner for Enlargement and Good Neighborhood (PHOTO + Official Camera)
10.30 – Arrival of delegations (PHOTO + Accredited cameras placed in the yard in front of the entrance)
Olivér Várhelyi, European Commissioner
Milo Đukanović, President of Montenegro
Brnabić, Prime Minister of Serbia
Albin Kurti, Prime Minister of Kosovo
Zoran Tegeltija, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Zoran Zaev, Prime Minister of Northern Macedonia
Majlinda Bregu, Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council
Emir Djikic, Director of the CEFTA Secretariat
Ljuba Siljanoska, Deputy Director of the Permanent Secretariat of the Transport Community Treaty Organization
11.00 – Plenary Session (PHOTO + Official Camera)
12.30 – Family Photo (PHOTO + Official Camera) 12.30 – Press conference of Prime Minister Edi Rama with the European Commissioner for Enlargement and Good Neighborhood, Olivér Várhelyi (Television Director + PHOTO + Accredited Cameras)
13.00 – Working Lunch (PHOTO + Official Camera 3 minutes)
15.00 – Signing of agreements (Television Direction + PHOTO + Official Camera)
15.15 – Inauguration Ceremony of the Cultural Information Center (PHOTO + Official Camera)