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European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations
News article8 May 2019Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations

Federica Mogherini travels to Tirana, Albania for Brdo-Brijuni Summit and bilateral meetings

High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini is travelling to Tirana, Albania, today to participate at the Brdo-Brijuni Summit which will on 9 May bring together Heads of State or Government of the Western Balkans.

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High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini is travelling to Tirana, Albania, today to participate at the Brdo-Brijuni Summit which will on 9 May bring together Heads of State or Government of the Western Balkans. Brdo-Brijuni is a joint Slovenian-Croatian initiative aimed at strengthening political dialogue and promoting the resolution of outstanding bilateral and regional issues. While in Tirana, the High Representative will already this afternoon meet the President and the Prime Minister of Albania. She will address the press withPrime Minister Edi Rama at around 17:30 (live on EbS). The High Representative will also deliver an opening speech at the Premiere of Verdi's Il Trovatore by the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Albania as part of Europe Week. During the visit other bilateral meetings with the leaders from the region are also foreseen, before High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini travels on to Sibiu, Romania, where she will attend informal meeting of the Heads of State or Government. Photos and videos of meetings and speeches will be available on EbS. You can find more information on EU-Western Balkans relations here. (For more information: Maja Kocijančič – Tel.: +32 229 86570; Adam Kaznowski – Tel.: +32 229 89359)