Albania and the EU

 

Sir, – According to EU high commissioner Federica Mogherini, Albania is now in a position to start EU accession talks (World News, Irish Times,18 April 18th). Why then, one might ask, have Albanians been among the top five nationalities applying for asylum in Ireland in recent years? – Yours, etc,

ÁINE NÍ CHONAILL,

Immigration Control

Platform,

Dublin 2.