ALBANIAN PRIME MINISTER EDI RAMA ON WESTERN BALKANS INTEGRATION AND THE EU - The Atlantic Council hosts a virtual #ACFrontPage conversation with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama on economic integration in the Western Balkans and the region’s pathway to the European Union (EU).
Albania, seizing a unique window of opportunity amid the shifting European geopolitical landscape, has emerged as a frontrunner for EU membership. The Albanian government, alongside its allies, has played a pivotal role in supporting Ukraine through both humanitarian and military efforts, showcasing its commitment to broader geopolitical issues.
In this moderated discussion, Rama shares his perspective on the implications of Russia’s war in Ukraine, Albania’s path to EU membership, the EU enlargement process, and regional economic integration efforts.
ORIGINAL AIRDATE: 11/27/23