President of the Republic of Kosovo, Mrs. Atifete Jahjaga, has congratulated President of the Republic of Albania, Mr. Bujar Nishani, on the occasion of the achievement of the candidate country status for European Union membership.
The congratulatory note states:
Your Excellency, President Nishani,
I have an exceptional honour to express most cordial felicitations on behalf of the citizens and institutions of the Republic of Kosovo and on my personal behalf, on the occasion of the achievement of the candidate country status for European Union membership of your country, to your Excellency and to the Albanian people.
This decision of the European Council is crowning of the work and continuous dedication of the institutions and all citizens of the republic of Albania in fulfilment of the highest European standards which guarantee the state of law, economic development and consolidation of democracy thus making Albania an equal country with the advanced countries of Europe.
This important step in the integrative agenda of Albania sends a clear message for the European future of all the countries of western Balkans region which aspire full membership in the family of European values.
I remain dedicated to strengthening of excellent relations between our two countries for the betterment of the future of our citizens.
Congratulating you once again on the achievement of the candidate country status for European Union membership, Please accept my highest considerations.
President of the Republic of Kosovo