Tag: rama
Balkans 17:24

NZZ reports on Rama’s flirting with the idea of “Greater Albania”

In a report, the Swiss Neue Zurcher Zeitung paper details nationalist rhetoric from Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama which comes at a time when Kosovo and Serbia are negotiating a possible swap of cities along their border which would make both countries more ethnically homogeneous. In this light, NZZ...

Balkans 10:32

Rama sought treatment in Germany after developing heart issues

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama visit to Germany was due for health treatment after he developed heart issues, Albanian media report. According to the reports, Rama was noticeably tired and defocused during an even in the town of Berat, and an exam in a Tirana hospital revealed he is in a pre-cardiac...

Macedonia 22:35

Noticeable lack of Macedonian flags during Zaev’s visit to Albania

On top of the issue of Edi Rama’s proposal to erase borders between Macedonia and Albania, Zoran Zaev’s Albanian visit also raised the question of protocol. Zaev was welcomed with two Albanian flags during his meeting with Rama, something that flies in the face of the protocol used during...

Macedonia 16:05

After Kosovo, Rama wants to see borders between Albania and Macedonia erased as well

During his meeting with Zoran Zaev, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama expressed hope that Macedonia and Albania can remove borders along the lines of Albania’s agreement with Kosovo. Rama spoke about free movement of people based on the Schengen zone, but acknowledged that his agreement with Kosovo...

News 20:08

Xhaferi celebrates with Rama: Without Albanians there would be no “North Macedonia”

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi welcomed the unanimous decision of the Albanian Parliament to ratify Macedonia’s NATO accession, while Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said that, if it weren’t for the Albanians in Macedonia, the country would never have changed its name to “North Macedonia”. We...

Macedonia 16:38

Leaders from Kosovo and Albania welcome the deal to rename Macedonia

Leaders from Kosovo an Albania congratulated Greece and Macedonia on the deal in which Macedonia will have to change its name, while Greece would have to allow it to join NATO and later on the EU. Congratulations to Greece MPs, to PM Tsipras, for showing vision and courage and voting the Prespa Agreement....