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U.S. Embassy Statement

Over the last few weeks, Ambassador Kim has had multiple discussions regarding electoral reform with President Meta, Prime Minister Rama, Democratic Party Chairman Basha, members of the Political Council on Electoral Reform, as well as a range of experts and others.  She has emphasized three points: First, the June 5 agreement, which was achieved through ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

The United States welcomes Parliament’s enactment of electoral reform legislation that codifies the June 5 agreement of the Political Council on Electoral Reform. This action honors the agreement made by all parties and moves Albania another step toward the European Union. We applaud all parties for ensuring that the June 5 agreement has been achieved, ...
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Health Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: Albania Event: While the provision of routine American citizen services remains suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Embassy Consular Section will now begin processing passport applications for urgent travel.  For information on obtaining a passport for such travel, please visit our web-page .  If you need other emergency assistance from the U.S. Embassy, please contact us at ...
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Transcript of Interview with U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim by Sokol Balla

Sokol Balla: Albania is a strange country even when it comes to its history. We practically do not have the Declaration of Independence. We’ve lost it. We don’t have the Independence Day flag, either. It’s been stolen. And we do not have the building where independence was declared either because it has been destroyed. There ...
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