The EU-Western Balkans Summit kicked off in Tirana, the capital of Albania.
In addition to the leaders of the countries of the region, European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen are attending the summit, which Albania is hosting at the Congress Palace in Tirana.
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama welcomed the leaders of the European Union and Western Balkan countries in the Italian square of the capital.
The EU-Western Balkans summit is expected to discuss issues such as the repercussions of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, strengthening security against foreign interference, addressing problems arising from migration, and combating terrorism and organized crime.
After the summit sessions, Rama, Michel and von der Leyen will hold a press conference.
He stated that hundreds of security forces have been deployed and additional measures have been taken to ensure security within the scope of the summit.
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