|62th Minister of Foreign Affairs|
11 September 2005 – 24 April 2007
|Prime Minister||Sali Berisha|
|Preceded by||Kastriot Islami|
|Succeeded by||Lulzim Basha|
23 September 1958 |
Bajram Curri, Albania
|Political party||Democtaric Party|
Besnik Bajram Mustafaj (born 1958) is an Albanian writer and diplomat. He became 62th foreign minister of Albania on September 11, 2005, when the government of Prime Minister Sali Berisha took office. He resigned on April 24, 2007 and was replaced by Lulzim Basha on April 25. His resignation came after strong disagreements with Berisha. Further disagreements with the prime minister led to Mustafaj's withdrawal from politics in May, 2009. Mustafaj is a former Albanian ambassador to France.
- "Albanian premier replaces foreign minister", Associated Press (International Herald Tribune), April 25, 2007.
- "Foreign Minister’s Departure Takes Albania By Surprise", BIRN (BIRN), April 30, 2007.
- "Mustafaj le politiken", Top Channel (Top Channel), May 17, 2009.
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