Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Ditmir Bushati held a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the same time. During this meeting the interlocutors focused on important issues of bilateral cooperation, developments in the field of security in the Middle East and in the Balkan region, the fight against terrorism and violent extremism, economic development and cyber defense.
Minister Bushati acknowledged Prime Minister Netanyahu with developments in the region and the role of Albania as a factor of stability. For his part, Prime Minister Netanyahu praised Albania’s approach to security challenges in the region and beyond, and expressed Israel’s interest in further strengthening co-operation in this area.
Minister Bushati and Prime Minister Netanyahu also discussed the possibility of cooperation in areas of mutual interest such as innovation, economy, education, culture, etc.
During his visit to Israel, Minister Bushati will hold several bilateral meetings, including Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Minister for Regional Cooperation Tzachi Hanegbi, Opposition Leader Tzipi Livni, Leaders of the American-Jewish Committee (AJC) David Harris and Congress World of Jews (WJC) Robert Singer.
News Source: Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs