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Testi dell'UE

EU-Albania Stabilisation and Association Agreement

The "Stabilisation and Association Agreement between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Albania, of the other part" was signed in Luxembourg on 12 June 2006 and came into force on 1 April 2009.

The objectives of the Agreement are:
(a) to support Albrania's efforts to strengthen democracy and the rule of law,
(b) to contribute to Albania's political, economic and institutional stability, as well as to the stabilisation of the region,
(c) to provide an appropriate framework for political dialogue, allowing the development of close political relations between the Parties,
(d) to support Albania's efforts to develop its economic and international cooperation, also through the approximation of its legislation to that of the Community,
(e) to support Albania's efforts to complete the transition into a functioning market economy, to promote harmonious economic relations and develop gradually a free trade area between the Community and Albania,
(f) to foster regional cooperation in all the fields covered by this Agreement.