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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tirana, Albania

Location:  Albania   Event:  The Albanian Government continues to loosen COVID-19-related restrictions throughout the country.  New changes in effect on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, include: Museums and libraries are open Outdoor exercise is permitted Monitor Embassy Tirana’s website for more information on COVID-19 restrictions throughout the country.  Email  ACSTirana@state.gov  with questions.  Actions: Email  ACSTirana@state.gov  with the names, dates of birth, ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tirana, Albania

Location:  Albania Event:  The Albanian government continues to loosen COVID-19-related restrictions throughout the country.  Tirana, Durres, Kavaja, Kurbin and Shkodra remain designated as “red zones” and have additional restrictions relative to the rest of the country.  Travel between red and green zones is still prohibited. New changes that take effect on Monday, May 18, 2020, include: Pedestrians and vehicles ...
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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: Ministry of Interior area, downtown Event: A political protest is expected to take place on Monday, May 18, 2020, beginning around 4:30 p.m.  The duration of the expected demonstration is unknown.  Some past demonstrations have turned violent, including use of Molotov ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tirana, Albania

Location:  Albania Event:  The U.S. Embassy has learned of a charter flight from Tirana to Zurich, Switzerland departing Sunday, May 17, at 12:00 p.m. (noon).  The flight is available to U.S citizens and Lawful Permanent Resident only. Please note that all passengers on this charter flight will be required to purchase a ticket on Swiss Air flight LX17 from ...
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Transcript of U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim’s Interview with Ilva Tare on Euronews

Ilva Tare: Kam të ftuar sot ambasadoren e Shteteve të Bashkuara në Tiranë, Yuri Kim. Madam Ambassador, thank you very much for being at Euronews Albania, in what makes me very happy to be your first interview at Euronews Albania, in this country. One month after your arrival to Albania, the country went into quarantine mode because of coronavirus. How was the experience of working under such restrictions?    Ambassador Kim: First of ...
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