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30 Year Anniversary of Ambassador Ryerson’s Arrival

by U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim Thirty years ago today, William Ryerson presented his credentials as the first U.S. Ambassador to a newly democratic Albania.  Having broken the shackles of communism and dictatorship, the Albanian people extended their hand – in friendship and in freedom – to the American people.  The United States grasped that hand ...
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Ambassador Kim Remarks at NBI Investigators Certification Ceremony / Two-Year SPO Anniversary  Tirana International Hotel, December 20, 2021 

Ambassador Kim Remarks at  NBI Investigators Certification Ceremony / Two-Year SPO Anniversary  Tirana International Hotel, December 20, 2021    Thank you! Chief Special Prosecutor Kraja and Director Hajnaj, thank you so much for inviting me to this very important event, which is both a celebration, as well as a reaffirmation of the important mission of ...
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Demonstration Alert

Location: Tirana: From Democratic Party HQ to Prime Minister’s Office Date/Time: Monday, December 20, 2021, at 1600hrs Event: A protest has been called for Monday, December 20, starting at 4:00pm. Protest organizers have announced the gathering will start at the Democratic Party Headquarters and migrate to the vicinity of the Prime Minister’s Office. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid any large ...
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Demonstration Alert

Location: Tirana: Pallati i Kongreseve (Palace of Congresses) Date/Time: Saturday, December 18, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. Event: A political gathering has been announced to take place beginning at 11:00 a.m. December 18 at Pallati i Kongreseve (Palace of Congresses) in Tirana. This gathering may migrate to other locations in Tirana. The exact size and duration of the expected gathering ...
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Transcript of Interview of DAS Gabriel Escobar with Sokol Balla, Real Story, News 24 TV

Sokol Balla: Hello! I speak to you from the U.S. Embassy where I’m in the company of Mr. Gabriel Escobar, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs at the end of his first visit in this capacity in Tirana. Mr. Escobar, thank you for being with us tonight. DAS Escobar: Thank you ...
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