Rama in Skopje: We did not fail. We were ready for negotiations for a long time
From Northern Macedonia, where the First Economic Forum is being held, Prime Minister Rama spoke about the decision to postpone the date for the first intergovernmental conference, which would mark and, Prime Minister Rama spoke about the decision to postpone the date for the first intergovernmental conference, which would also mark the opening of negotiations. The reason was Bulgaria not lifting its veto on Northern Macedonia. Rama said that it is important to move forward, while emphasizing that Albania has been ready even before when it has taken a negative decision from Brussels.
"We have not failed for a date for the opening of negotiations. We have been ready for a long time. A strange situation is created because the citizens of Albania trust these European officials and think that the problem is domestic politics. The last victory is the best, but it will not be the best as the new one. In politics, victory is not in sports, it is the beginning because that is where a very challenging mission actually begins. We met here with my brother Zoran, unfortunately as we could not get a date for the first intergovernmental conference. What we need to do is move forward and achieve what is required of us by the European Union. "We are small to live in isolation from each other, but together we can live together."