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COVID-19 Information

Click here for the latest alerts and messages for U.S. citizens in Albania. Last updated on 9/11/2020. Country-Specific Information: Albania has confirmed more than 11,000 cases of COVID-19 within its borders. Commercial flights returned to Albania on June 15, 2020. U.S. citizens who are returning to the United States are currently only being allowed to transit one Schengen country on their journey home. We recommend that you contact ...
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Absentee Voting Week is September 27-October 4

Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In some states, voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 are as early as October 5.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in ...
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COVID-19 Information

Click here for the latest alerts and messages for U.S. citizens in Albania. Last updated on 9/11/2020. Country-Specific Information: Albania has confirmed more than 11,000 cases of COVID-19 within its borders. Commercial flights returned to Albania on June 15, 2020. U.S. citizens who are returning to the United States are currently only being allowed to transit one Schengen country on their journey home. We recommend that you contact ...
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Travel Advisory for U.S. Citizens

Location:  Albania Event:  On August 6, the Department of State updated the  Travel Advisory for Albania . Please see the Travel Advisory below: Reconsider travel to Albania due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution due to crime. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

The U.S. Embassy strongly supports the ASP and SPAK’s independent and professional work.  Justice sector professionals – police, prosecutors, and judges – must be allowed to conduct their work free from threats and intimidation, no matter who the defendant is.  It is time to allow them to carry out their duties and support their efforts ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

We congratulate Albania on the appointment of Aida Hajnaj as the first Director of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). This marks a major milestone in the implementation of Justice Reform. Justice Reform will not be easy, quick or perfect, but it is necessary, making progress, and must continue. Today’s decisions shows that despite obstacles, ...
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