Ambassador Donald Lu meets with Prime Minister Edi Rama

On January 22nd, Ambassador Donald Lu met with Prime Minister Edi Rama. During their meeting they affirmed the long, historic friendship between the United States and Albania, and recognized our shared values. During the meeting, the two discussed a range of critical issues where our countries work side-by-side to advance peace and prosperity throughout the region, as NATO Allies and strategic partners. Ambassador Lu assured the Prime Minister of the U.S. government’s continued support for Albania’s efforts toward EU integration and expressed appreciation for Albania’s strong support for key international challenges, such as its valued contributions to the global coalition to counter ISIL.