Latest News - #Albania

The mayor of Tirana and three deputies of the Parliament of Albania contracted the coronavirus

The mayor of Tirana Erion Veliaj reported that his test COVID-19 positive coronavirus was also detected in three of deputies of the Parliament of Albania, who until Monday attended the meeting of the legislative Assembly.

The mayor of Tirana reported he identified the coronavirus on Tuesday in social networks.

The OSCE welcomed the agreement on ceasefire in the Donbass

The OSCE Chairman, the Prime Minister of Albania EDI Rama on Thursday welcomed the agreement on ceasefire on the line of demarcation in the Donbass.

A videoconference of the contact group on the Donbas held on Wednesday. The parties agreed to a ceasefire on the line of demarcation in the Donbass from July 27.

Albanian Archbishop Anastasios has done heart surgery

Archbishop of Tirana and all Albania Anastasios was hospitalized due to heart pain, he had a successful angioplasty, announced the Secretariat of the Archdiocese.

In message "Small vicissitudes of the health of Archbishop Anastasios," says that on Friday the Archbishop after a heart attack was taken to a hospital in Tirana.

Albania will resume flights from June 22

International flights will resume in Albania on 22 June, three months after the suspension of flights due to the spread of coronavirus, according to the newspaper Albanian Daily News, citing a government statement.

Albania has only one international airport located in the district of the capital Tirana, near the village of Rinas.

Germany intends to continue the expansion of the EU

Germany during the EU presidency will support the EU membership of the Balkan countries, said the foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas after meeting with his Polish counterpart Jacek Czaputowicz on Tuesday in Warsaw.

"We agree that as the EU we need to continue the enlargement policy," said Maas.

Albania and Northern Macedonia have updated records on the number of cases COVID

Albania and Northern Macedonia recorded the maximum number of cases COVID-19, had informed the authorities of the States.

The Ministry of health of Albania on Sunday announced the second in June record. The maximum number of detected patients was previously registered on June 11 – 44, 13 Jun confirmed 48 new cases, but the numbers continued to grow.

In Albania the number of victims of coronavirus has reached 35

In Albania the day showed a record 44 new cases COVID-19, the number of victims of coronavirus has reached 35, reported the Ministry of health of the country.

The previous record increase in the number of infected was recorded in Albania, on 9 June, when the day has revealed 42 new cases. The day before revealed 36 cases, which was also the highest figure since the start of the pandemic.

In Albania revealed a record number of people infected with coronavirus during the day

In Albania, for last days revealed 36 cases COVID-19, which is the maximum indicator since the beginning of the pandemic, said the Ministry of health.

"In the past 24 hours revealed 36 new cases with coronavirus. The total number of infected reached 1299. Since the beginning of the pandemic died 34 patients, 960 recovered," - said on Wednesday the Ministry of health.

The ruling party North of Macedonia rejected the idea on the premiere of the Albanian

The leader of the ruling Social democratic Union (SDSM) North of Macedonia Zoran Zaev rejected the proposal by the former field commander of the Albanian troops and the parliamentary leader of the Democratic Union of integration (DUI) Ali Ahmeti on the election of the new Prime Minister of ethnic Albanians.

In Northern Macedonia is possible to conduct a July 5 parliamentary elections, postponed from April because of the pandemic coronavirus. The coalition partner of the ruling SDSM Ahmeti on the 18th anniversary of the largest party of local Albanians said Friday that an armed conflict with the Macedonian authorities in 2001, they managed to achieve a lot in the country and it's time "to elect the first Prime Minister an Albanian".