Albania: 2016 developments on the EU path

07-02-2017

In 2016, Albania came a step closer to EU accession. Despite political struggles, the country set the stage for deep judicial reform and made progress on its five key priorities. Acknowledging this, the European Commission recommended starting accession talks as soon as Albania has shown tangible progress in reforming its judiciary, fighting corruption and holding free and democratic elections.

In 2016, Albania came a step closer to EU accession. Despite political struggles, the country set the stage for deep judicial reform and made progress on its five key priorities. Acknowledging this, the European Commission recommended starting accession talks as soon as Albania has shown tangible progress in reforming its judiciary, fighting corruption and holding free and democratic elections.