FM sources: Edi Rama's remarks did not refer to land borders

The land border between Greece and Albania is not among the issues discussed between the two countries, sources from the Greek foreign ministry said in a statement on Friday, responding to remarks by Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama on Thursday night.

"The two countries are not discussing their borders, as those have been determined by international agreements and no negotiation is taking place over them," the sources told the state-run news agency ANA-MPA.

The same sources said Athens and Tirana signed a friendship agreement in 1996, in which they proclaim their respect for the inviolability of existing borders.

Speaking during an interview with Albania's Vizion Plus TV on Thursday, Rama appeared to suggest Athens and Tirana are in talks over potential border changes.

The comment was made in the context of negotiations between Serbia and Kosovo...

Continue reading on: