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EU Grants Albania Over $50 Million To Help Integration


http://gdb.rferl.org/cfeefa0b-133e-4f85-a16a-000c46476573_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/cfeefa0b-133e-4f85-a16a-000c46476573_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) November 15, 2006 -- The European Commission has granted Albania $54.6 million to help the country's efforts to integrate with the 25-nation European Union.


Albania's Ministry of European Integration said today the agreement will fund civil society, the media, administrative improvements, and economic development.


Albania signed a pre-membership agreement with the EU in June, in a first step in Tirana's efforts to join the alliance.


(AP)

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