Albania–Austria relations

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Albania–Austria relations refer to the current and historical relations of Albania and Austria. Albania has an embassy in Vienna and 7 honorary consulates in Eisenstadt, Gössendorf, Graz, Grödig, Salzburg, St. Pölten and Villach. Austria has an embassy in Tirana.[1] The history of diplomatic relations of Albania and Austria dates back to 1912, when Albania declared its independence in November 28, 1912. As a European Union (EU) member, Austria supports Albania in its euro-integration path.[2]

Albania–Austria relations
Map indicating locations of Albania and Austria

Albania

Austria

CooperationEdit

Diplomatic relations between Albania and Austria have traditionally been close and are currently governed by a complex set of treaties (including those with the European Union (EU), of which Austria is a member).[3]

(Place - Year - Object or Treaty)

  • Tirana 1973 - Passenger and Carriage on the Road
  • Vienna 1987 - Cooperation Agreement in Culture, Science, Technology
  • Tirana 1991 - Development assistance
  • Tirana 1992 - Travel Documents, Visas
  • Vienna 1993 - Investment protection
  • Vienna 1993 - Aviation
  • Vienna 1994 - Economical and Industrial co-operation, Investments
  • Vienna 1998 - Cultural and Historical buildings and monuments protection
  • Tirana 2005 - Cooperation Agreement in Culture, Science, Technology
  • Vienna 2007 - Customs Agreement
  • Tirana 2007 - International Security
  • Tirana 2007 - Double taxation
  • Tirana 2008 - Development assistance
  • Vienna 2010 - Health
  • Tirana 2010 - Financial aid
  • Vienna 2012 - Scientific and Technical cooperation
  • Both 2012 - Culture, Education and Science
  • Vienna 2013 - Refugee and Migration control

VisitsEdit

Guest Host Place of visit Date of visit
  Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger   Foreign Minister Bujar Nishani Tirana November 22, 2012
  Minister of European Integration Klajda Gjosha   General Secretary for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs Michael Linhart Vienna April 29, 2014
  President Heinz Fischer   President Bujar Nishani and Prime Minister Edi Rama Tirana May 20, 2014
  Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz   Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati and Prime Minister Edi Rama Tirana June 17, 2014
  Minister of European Integration Klajda Gjosha   General Secretary for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs Michael Linhart Vienna June 23, 2016

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ausländische Vertretungen in Österreich". bmeia.gv.at (in German).
  2. ^ "Austria supports Albania's efforts to join EU". neweurope.eu. 21 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Bilaterale Staatsverträge" (in German).

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