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Demonstration Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Tirana, Albania: Deshmoret e Kombit Boulevard, in the vicinity of the Prime Minister’s Office Zogu i Zi area Qyteti Studenti Selman Stermasi Stadium Event: A demonstration is expected to take place today. Demonstrators will reportedly gather at the Zogu i Zi ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

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 urge all stakeholders in Albania’s democracy to practice restraint during the upcoming March 16 protest.  The United States Embassy views the current government and parliament of Albania as legitimately elected ...
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Demonstration Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Tirana, Albania: Parliament Building Prime Minister’s Office Other government buildings Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place when the Albanian Parliament is in session. Exact dates are unknown, but demonstrations may occur on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. The group intends ...
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Demonstration Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Tirana, Albania: Karl Topia Square, also called “Zogu i Zi” Qyteti Studenti (Student City) Selman Stermasi Stadium Rruga George W. Bush, in front of the Albanian Parliament Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on February 21, 2019.  Demonstrators will ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

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 parties to abandon their mandates in Parliament undermine the basic principles of democracy and subvert the important progress Albania has achieved on rule of law and responsible governance. The United ...
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