AIIS regional conference: Rethinking Albania’s foreign policy amid growing populism

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times December 12, 2018 18:52

AIIS regional conference: Rethinking Albania’s foreign policy amid growing populism

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  • “Albania's foreign policy has played a constructive role in the Balkans by supporting Western policy. There have yet been critical voices claiming that Albania's foreign policy has lacked substance if not only taking into account the support that Albania has given to Western policy on the region,” says Albert Rakipi, the head of the Albanian Institute for International Studies, AIIS, speaking at a regional conference discussing the rethinking of Albania’s foreign and regional policy. “In addition, there have been critical voices claiming that Albania's foreign policy has been 'in extremis' moderate and unconditional support to the West has not been rewarded,” he adds.

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