Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met members of the Greek minority living in southern Albania.
He also accompanied Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama Mitsotakis, who met members of the Greek minority in the cities of Himara, Funnik and Dropol.
Mitsotakis, who arrived for the first time by helicopter, was greeted by the Greek minority with Greek flags and symbols of other countries. Mitsotakis made a speech here.
Rama and Mitsotakis later visit the Dervican village of Dropull in the city of Ergiri. An art program is being held here.
In his speech here, Mitsotakis said that the country’s Greek minority is a bridge for cooperation between the two neighboring peoples and said, “The path of Albania’s integration will not be easy, it will be fast because Albania deserves to be part of Europe. It will benefit from this development.” He said.
Rama said that the Greek minority in his country is an indispensable link between the two countries, and that he greets all Albanian citizens of Greek nationality with great gratitude, who contribute not only to their society but also to the country.
The Greek Prime Minister also visited educational institutions in the region.
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias also visited Albania yesterday and met his counterpart Olta Xhaka in the capital, Tirana.
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