The statment of the head of the Government, Edi Rama that the opposission suppports suspicious circles, not friends of Albania, relating to the meeting of two days ago between the Russian Ambassador Alexander Karpushin and opposite leader Lulzim Basha, has reacted officialy the Russian Embassy.
Below is the Russian declaration:
"On March 13, 2017 Russia's ambassador in Tirana, Mr. Alexander Karpushin, held a meeting with the Chairman of the Democratic Party of Albania Mr. Lulzim Basha.
The interlocutors discussed the latest developments in Albanian politics, and the current situation in the region, including Macedonia and Kosovo. Special attention was paid to Russia-Albania bilateral relations. In this context the Russian ambassador stressed that the basic principle of Russian foreign policy is one of non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries.
Karpushin also stressed that the Russian Federation considers that there is untapped potential for increasing the economic cooperation between our two countries and hopes that in future to increase the level of cooperation. The ambassador expressed confidence that a strong impetus to bilateral economic exchanges will give meeting in Tirana in April, the co-heads of Russia-Albania Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic Cooperation and Science, and next session of the Commission is expected be held in the autumn, when the new government of Albania will be formed.
Ambassador Karpushin and Mr. Basha evaluated this as a constructive communication and shared a common conviction that the different views on some issues should not hamper efforts to explore areas of mutual cooperation." / Oculus News
Basha - Karpushin meeting: Russian Embassy reacts over Rama accusations Thursday, March 16, 2017 Rating: