Greeks in Albania: Prime Minister Approved Double Citizenship
Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha gave green light for
"Greek Government's decision for granting double citizenship is acceptable for
The second largest opposition party
On the other hand, the Greek minority's Party for Human Rights hailed the decision. "The decision is fully compliant with the standards of the European Union", party's leader Vangel Dule said.
Tirana's media quoted Greek experts as saying that approximately 20.000 Albanian citizens, members of the Greek minority, will be issued Greek passports.
Local media commented that it is highly possible that large number of ethnic Albanians would also make an attempt to acquire Greek citizenship.