U.S. Embassy Statement

21 June, 2019 | Press Releases

The United States wants what the people of Albania deserve:  A rule of law that protects civil servants and schoolhouses from senseless attacks, that defends…

U.S. Embassy Statement

2 June, 2019 | Press Releases

The U.S. Embassy condemns the violence taking place during tonight’s protest. Peaceful assembly and the right to petition the government are hallmarks of healthy democracies,…

U.S. Embassy Statement

30 May, 2019 | Press Releases, U.S. & Albania

We welcome the European Commission’s recommendation for opening accession talks with Albania and its recognition that Albania continues to make progress in implementing crucial and…

U.S. Embassy Statement

25 May, 2019 | Press Releases

The United States respects citizens’ democratic right to peacefully demonstrate. We call on all participants in today’s demonstrations – both citizens and law enforcement officials…

U.S. Embassy Statement

13 May, 2019 | Press Releases

Peaceful demonstrations are essential to healthy democracies, and the right of citizens to assemble and to protest against their government is fundamental.  Force and violence,…

U.S. Embassy Statement

11 May, 2019 | Embassy, Press Releases

The U.S. Embassy condemns the violence taking place during tonight’s protest. The opposition’s stated objective to make Albania’s democracy stronger runs counter to the violence…

U.S. Embassy Statement

10 May, 2019 | Embassy, Press Releases

The right to engage in peaceful protest is a fundamental democratic right.  For the past several months, the majority of participants has exercised its democratic…