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COVID-19 Information

Click here for the latest alerts and messages for U.S. citizens in Albania.   Last updated on 10/6/2022 The CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers . Check the CDC website for additional information and  Frequently Asked Questions . Entry and Exit Requirements: Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens?  No. Is a ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Yuri Kim at the Marine Ball on the 247th Anniversary of the U.S. Marine Corps

Good evening President Begaj, Defense Minister Peleshi, and friends – thank you all for joining us in celebrating the 247th birthday of the United States Marine Corps!  We gather for many events throughout the year, but this one is particularly special – and deeply personal – for me.  I was born in Korea and grew ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Tirana, Albania

Location: Dëshmorët e Kombit Boulevard – in front of the Prime Minister’s Office. Date/Time: Saturday, November 12th, starting at 4:00 pm Event: A protest has been scheduled to take place on Dëshmorët e Kombit Boulevard, in front of the Prime Minister’s Office. This protest has the potential to spread to surrounding streets causing traffic congestion, ...
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Transcript of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Interview with TV Klan’s Blendi Fevziu

Blendi Fevziu: Ambassador Greenfield, welcome to Albania, and thank you for being here tonight.   Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield: Thank you for inviting me.   Blendi Fevziu: Ambassador Hoxha, thank you very much for being here tonight.   Ambassador Hoxha: Thank you very much. I’m home.   Blendi Fevziu: How was your trip to Albania?   Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield: So far, so good. ...
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Transcript of U.S. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Interview with Voice of America

VOA: Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield, thank you for this opportunity. The world today is going through turbulent times, in which the Security Council is on the front line. However, you found time to come to Albania. What is the purpose of this visit, and what did you discuss with the Albanian authorities? Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield: Well, first, let ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim at the 30th Anniversary of the Albanian Constitutional Court

Good morning, everybody. Mr. President, Speaker Nikolla, Chief Justice, members of the diplomatic corps, and guests, It is a wonderful day today to be able to be with you to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Constitutional Court. Today, we mark an important milestone in Albania’s democratic evolution. The Constitutional Court is ...
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