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Greater Albania

Creating a Greater Albania by uniting all major groups of Albanians and territories where Albanians live in one state is the proclaimed aim of some Albanian political and military groups.

The justification for the borders presented often includes reference to the situation prior to World War I, and the argument that these pre-war boundaries should be restored.

Political uses of the concept of a Greater Albania

The degree to which different groups are working on the plan to create a Greater Albania is disputed.

Non-Albanian politicians and ethnic leaders are sometimes accused of using the idea to generate ethnic hatred and fear of Albanian political activities, and to justify policies that undermine political and human rights of Albanian minorities, for example in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Greece and Serbia.

A map alleged to be of the areas to be included in a Greater Albania