Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim at the Durres Fortress Restoration Project Unveiling

Minister Margariti, Ambassador Hastad, Elena and the Cultural Heritage without Borders team, construction engineers and workers, community members, honored guests, good evening. On the way to Durres earlier this afternoon I was thinking about my first visit to this ancient city shortly upon my arrival in Albania as U.S. Ambassador. I wanted to meet with …

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Remarks by Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Sunil Ravi at the “America the Beautiful” Concert

Good evening and welcome, friends. I am delighted to be here to celebrate the 245th anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America and the 30th anniversary of the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Albania. This performance of American music by Albanian musicians is a truly wonderful way to …

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Remarks by Ambassador Yuri Kim at the AFCP Signing Ceremony

Minister Margariti, honored guests, good morning and thank you for joining us. Today, we mark the start of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Project to restore cultural sites damaged by the November 26th earthquake in Krujë, Durrës, and Prezë. Since its creation in 2001, the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation has provided financial …

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