Xhaçka the new Minister of Foreign Affairs after Cakaj’s resignation

Xhaçka the new Minister of Foreign Affairs after Cakaj’s resignation

Gent Cakaj resigned today from his position as Acting Foreign Minister of Albania, a role he had taken in 2019. Prime Minister Rama after thanking Cakaj for his contribution, announced that Olta Xhaçka, the Minister of Defense, will replace Cakaj,

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6 more deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

6 more deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

The Ministry of Health in Albania reported 6 more deaths related to the coronavirus in the last 24 hours: three citizens from Tirana, one citizen from Berat, one citizen from Elbasan, from the ages 65 to 88 years old, and the

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Rama considers inappropriate and ridiculous Russia’s offer to send the vaccine

Rama considers inappropriate and ridiculous Russia’s offer to send the vaccine

One day after the Russian Embassy offered to negotiate with Albania for the Sputnik V vaccine, Prime Minister Rama considered the offer as inappropriate: “I thought it was a meme […] this is a ridiculous provocation, and it is not

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Sonila Bejtja appointed as the 7th judge of the Constitutional Court

Sonila Bejtja appointed as the 7th judge of the Constitutional Court

President Meta confirmed the name of notary Sonila Bejtja, as the 7th judge of the Constitutional Court, after the Justice Appointments Council sent earlier in the day the candidacy to the President.  Bejtja, who has worked from April 2001 until

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Russia ready to send the vaccine in Albania

Russia ready to send the vaccine in Albania

Two days after the Prime Minister’s Rama Director of Communications, Endri Fuga, wrote that the Western Balkans were left on their own regarding the vaccine against COVID-19, the Russian Embassy stepped in. Through a message on Facebook, the Russian Embassy

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11 more deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

11 more deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

The Ministry of Health in Albania reported 11 more deaths related to the coronavirus in the last 24 hours (three citizens from Tirana, two citizens from Durrës, two citizens from Peqin, two citizens from Fier, one citizen from Elbasan, and one

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Hoti and Várhelyi discusses the entrance of vaccines from Serbia

Hoti and Várhelyi discusses the entrance of vaccines from Serbia

The Prime Minister of Kosovo Avdullah Hoti and the EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi, discussed today the entrance of the vaccines from Serbia to the north of Kosovo. According to the office of the Prime Minister Hoti, “the

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EU Commission adopts 70-million-euro package for  COVID-19 vaccines in the Western Balkans

EU Commission adopts 70-million-euro package for COVID-19 vaccines in the Western Balkans

The European Commission adopted a package of €70 million to help fund the access of Western Balkans partners to COVID-19 vaccines procured by EU Member States. The package will be disbursed in the form of grants that will help cover

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New Japanese Ambassador in Tirana

New Japanese Ambassador in Tirana

Mitsuyuki Takada has been appointed as the new Ambassador of Japan in Albania. In an official ceremony held at the Presidential Palace in Tirana, Takada presented his Letter of Credence to President Meta, and underscored the historic ties of friendship

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10 more deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

10 more deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

The Ministry of Health in Albania reported 10 more deaths related to the coronavirus in the last 24 hours (2 citizens from Tirana, 2 from Lezha, one from Fier, one from Elbasan, one from Lushnja, one from Mat, one from Berat

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