Senior US diplomat Elisabeth Millard visits Tirana

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times September 20, 2018 07:20

Senior US diplomat Elisabeth Millard visits Tirana

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  • After meeting government representatives, Millard also met with opposition leader Lulzim Basha who, according to an official announcement by the Democratic Party, listed the main problems the country is facing today, as well as the opposition’s proposal to verify politicians’ assets and their potential links with crime.

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TIRANA, Sept. 19 – Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the State Department’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Elisabeth Millard began a visit to Tirana on Wednesday.

She was welcomed by President Ilir Meta, with whom she discussed Albania’s main developments and the progress of the reforms, as well as the situation in the Balkans, the referendum in Macedonia and the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue.

Millard also met Albania’s Prime Minister Edi Rama and Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati.

After meeting government representatives, Millard also met with opposition leader Lulzim Basha who, according to an official announcement by the Democratic Party, listed the main problems the country is facing today, as well as the opposition’s proposal to verify politicians’ assets and their potential links with crime.

During her meetings in Tirana, according to a statement from the US Embassy, ​​”Mrs. Millard praised the strong friendship between the United States and Albania and discussed the strategic partnership between the two countries.”

 

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times September 20, 2018 07:20