site.btaPresident Radev Arrives in Albania for EU-Western Balkans Summit
President Rumen Radev arrived in Tirana on Monday, where he will take part in a EU-Western Balkans Summit the next day.
Within the framework of his visit on Monday Radev will meet with representatives of the Bulgarian minority in Albania and officials from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Radev's Press Secretariat said.
Foreign Minister Nikolay Milkov is on the delegation.
The Summit will take place on December 6. The meeting will focus on the strategic partnership and development of political dialogue between the EU and the countries in the Western Balkans, the security challenges, migration pressure, the fight against terrorism and organized crime. Overcoming the negative socioeconomic consequences of the war in Ukraine and the deepening energy and food crisis will also be among the highlights of discussions.
The EU-Western Balkan summit follows up on previous high-level meetings in Porto Carras (Greece, 2003), Sofia (Bulgaria, 2018), Zagreb (Croatia, 2020), Brdo pri Kranju (Slovenia, 2021) and Brussels (Belgium, June 23).