New projects in the region will help to protect legal migrants' human rights.
Albania participated with Serbia and Montenegro in an 18-nation NATO military exercise in Germany.
The new energy and climate change criteria applies to Balkan EU member states and membership aspirants alike.
The EU praised Albania Prime Minister Edi Rama's visit to Belgrade as a turning point in relations between the two countries.
Fostering human rights is one of the key requirements for candidate countries to join the EU.
Experts laud police action, say terrorism financers and trainers should be arrested next.
The new directorate is one of the biggest in the Balkans, according to Albanian experts.
Kosovo officials said the country continues to act as a constructive member of the international community.
Efforts by the authorities as well as the end of duty tariffs on car imports have had an impact.
During a recent visit, Pope Francis appealed for the preservation of peaceful co-existence as "an invaluable wealth" of Albania.