Western Balkans Summit: extracts from the common press conference by Angela Merkel, German Federal Chancellor, Edi Rama, Albanian Prime Minister, and José Manuel Barroso
On 28 August 2014, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, attended the Western Balkans summit in Berlin, Germany, preceded by a bilateral meeting with Angela Merkel, German Federal Chancellor. Together with Edi Rama, Albanian Prime Minister, they gave a joint press conference where the President reiterated the EU's commitment to the European perspective of all Western Balkan countries and support for the accession process.
On this occasion, he also stressed that the speed of reforms for further accessions. SHOTLIST