Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama also underlined Ankara's role in preserving regional and global security.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke at the launch of the 6th edition of TRT World Forum. The event's theme is mapping out a roadmap for future ridden with uncertainties, but one that offers opportunities.
Albania, a NATO member, has cut diplomatic ties with Iran and expelled its embassy staff over a cyberattack in July that temporarily shut down numerous government digital services and websites.
Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama orders Iranian diplomats and embassy staff to leave within 24 hours following an investigation into a cyberattack in July.
General Major Bajram Begaj won the post after the 140-seat Parliament voted 78 in favor, four against and one abstained as most of the opposition boycotted the election.
Turkish President Erdogan has announced a total of 522 housing units have been built for the northwestern town of Lac, which was struck by a deadly quake in 2019.
A group of protesters led by Albania's former opposition party leader Sali Berisha used iron bars and hammers to break open the main doors of the building, as police fired teargas and water cannons at them.
In an extraordinary session, the parliament voted 104-7 to discharge the president with three abstentions. The final approval lies with Albania’s Constitutional Court within three months.
With over 95 percent of the votes counted, the country’s central election commission says Prime Minister Edi Rama’s Socialist Party secured 48.5 percent of the votes, equivalent to 74 seats in the 140-member parliament.
Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama is seeking a third term against a dozen parties united behind the main opposition Democrats, led by his long-time rival Lulzim Basha.
Some 3.6 million eligible voters, including Albanians overseas, will elect 140 lawmakers among some 1,800 candidates from 12 political parties or coalitions and those running independently after a bitterly contested campaign.
Leaders of both sides sign several agreements in Ankara to enhance tourism, education, political, military, and economic ties.
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