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Security Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: This notice pertains to polling stations and their immediate environs, counting centers, election administration offices, and any other areas where throngs of people may have gathered. Event: Parliamentary elections in Albania will take place on Sunday, April 25, 2021. Voting is scheduled from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m, with ballots being cast at more ...
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U.S Embassy Statement

We have seen the reports of violence in Elbasan today resulting in the death of one individual and injury to others. We call on law enforcement officials to investigate this incident quickly and thoroughly, identify perpetrators, and prosecute them to the full extent of the law. Those who engage in such violence must be punished. ...
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Transcript of Interview of U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim with Lutfi Dervishi, RTSH

Lutfi Dervishi: Madam Ambassador, welcome to the show. Ambassador Kim: Thank you very much. It’s a pleasure to be here. Lutfi Dervishi: Less than two weeks from voting day, what are your major concerns regarding the elections? Ambassador Kim: I have hopes, but also concerns as you note. I think this is a very important ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim at the “Justice for All Event”

*Honorable Members of the High Court, the High Judicial Council, Court Chairs, Court Chancellors, Ranking Members from Albania’s School of Magistrates, partners, and dear friends. Thank you for sharing your time with us today and thank you for this opportunity to address you all. I greatly appreciate the insights you all have shared with us ...
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