The Speaker of the Albanian parliament and the Head of the Socialist Parliamentary Group, MP Taulant Balla, met today in Brussels with the new European Parliament President, David Sassoli.
Ruci thanked President Sassoli for the EP’s support to Albania’s European path and updated him with the achievements of Albania in fulfilling the recommendations of the European Commission and European Council regarding the key priorities. He asked Mr.Sassoli to keep supporting ALbanai in these days that are determining for Albania and for the region.
“We fight corruption and organized crime through laws, not rhetoric. We have a plan A for our destination, and that is the EU. Albania wants to open the negotiations because we deserve them and we will be an added value for the EU”, Ruci said.
President Sassoli thanked Speaker Ruci for the detailed information and expressed the full support of the EP and of himself.
“Albania’s destination is clear: the EU. Opening the EU accession negotiations with Albania and Northern Macedonia has great strategic importance for the Western Balkans”, declared the President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli.