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Zelensky is coming to Tirana next week

Zelensky is coming to Tirana next week

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, will visit Tirana on February 27 and together with the Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, will organize the summit for Ukraine, which will be held the day after.

Prime Minister Edi Rama, who was present at the Center for Openness and Dialogue where the exhibition with 50 photographs titled "Ukraine, a war crime" was opened, spoke about the importance of the visit of the Ukrainian leader and the summit, which will be attended by leaders of Southeast Europe.

"This exhibition comes on the eve of President Zelensky's visit to Tirana, which is, on the one hand, a bilateral visit. But, on the other hand, it is also a visit which will culminate with a summit of South-East European countries for Ukraine, where we will have invited a significant number of leaders from this area of ​​Europe and where President Zelensky is of course with us as co-organizers for this activity, which in today's context has, according to me, a special importance ", said Rama.

Rama said that Albania stands side by side with Ukraine, a country that for almost two years has been facing the unprovoked invasion launched by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin.

Rama said that Albania, along with the entire alliance of countries that have chosen to see the future and build together a future where every country and every people and every individual has the right to freedom, Ukraine also has the right to live as an equal state.

The prime minister did not give a date, but it is learned that the president of Ukraine will arrive in Tirana on the afternoon of February 27, while the summit will be held a day later on February 28. There are still no details on which Southeast European leaders will be part of this summit, while during his visit to Ankara, Turkey a few days ago, Rama said that the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will address the summit through a video message. .

Albania, a member of NATO, has imposed sanctions on Russia due to the invasion of Ukraine and throughout the two years of war has provided assistance to Kiev./ REL

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