U.S. Embassy Statement

15 March, 2019 | Press Releases

While peaceful protest is a fundamental pillar of a democracy, inciting or committing acts of violence, including the destruction of public property, is unlawful.  We…

U.S. Embassy Statement

19 February, 2019 | Press Releases

A healthy democracy requires an opposition that operates constructively within constitutional institutions. Threats by the Democratic Party, the Socialist Movement for Integration, and other opposition…

U.S. Embassy Statement

14 February, 2019 | Press Releases

The right to peacefully assemble, petition the government, and protest for positive change are hallmarks of a free and healthy democratic society. It is a…

U.S. Embassy Statement

15 January, 2019 | Press Releases

We congratulate the Albanian State Police and partner law enforcement agencies for the arrest of international drug trafficker Klement Balili.  This marks a major step…

U.S. Embassy Statement

8 November, 2018 | News, Press Releases

Over the past many months, we have been encouraged by the progress we have seen in the fight against organized crime and corruption in Albania…