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COVID-19 Information

Click here for the latest alerts and messages for U.S. citizens in Albania. Last updated on 6/1/2021. *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Yuri Kim at the Event on Guaranteeing Effective Justice at the High Court

Honorable Chair and judges of the High Court, distinguished representatives of Albanian justice institutions, partners, dear guests. It is my pleasure to attend this event. I appreciate the invitation and the opportunity. In 2016, the U.S. Government supported the constitutional and legal amendments which established a framework for Albania’s comprehensive justice reform. I am proud ...
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COVID-19 Information

Click here for the latest alerts and messages for U.S. citizens in Albania. Last updated on 6/1/2021. *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Yuri Kim at the “Equal Albania – A Campaign to Make Discrimination and Hate Speech Unacceptable” Event

Good Afternoon Ms. Hysi, Mr. Kodra, dear guests. I’m very pleased to be here with you this afternoon for the opportunity to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, which was just one week ago. Over the past week, through various events here in Albania, we have had the ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Yuri Kim at the Tirana Open Day of Defender 2021 Military Exercise

President Meta, Prime Minister Rama, Ministers and Generals, Mr. Basha, men and women in uniform, dear friends,   What a beautiful day to showcase our militaries and Exercise Defender Europe 2021, which is the largest U.S.-led military exercise ever seen in the Western Balkans!   This is landmark moment for U.S.-Albanian cooperation in defense. It ...
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