§ Mr. Atkinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent proposals have been received by Her Majesty's Government from the Government of Albania regarding the restoration of full and formal diplomatic relations; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
British and Albanian officials met in November and December of last year to discuss outstanding bilateral issues, including the possible resumption of diplomatic relations. We have not since then received any further proposals from the Albanians.