Orban meets Albanian president Meta

Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Wednesday met Albanian President Ilir Meta in Parliament to discuss the two countries’ developing bilateral ties, border protection and the enlargement of the European Union in the Balkans, Bertalan Havasi, the prime minister’s press chief, said.

Last year saw a breakthrough in the relations between Hungary and Albania, the parties agreed at the meeting. Bilateral trade turnover jumped by 35 percent to 114 million euros, and a direct flight between Budapest and Tirana was launched, they said.
Hungary supports Albania’s EU accession with all means at its disposal, Havasi cited Orban as saying.

President Janos Ader also met his Albanian counterpart, for talks on Albania’s European integration, issues around migration, as well as opportunities in the area of water management cooperation.

Source and photo: MTI

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