News & Events

Remarks by Brian Beckmann at the “Promoting Education to Counter Violent Extremism” Project

Good morning and thank you for the invitation to be part of this event today.  Supporting Albania’s efforts in combatting terrorism and violent extremism is among the key priorities of the U.S. government and the Embassy. No country is immune to the threat posed by terrorism and violent extremism, and the Balkan region and Albania ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

We applaud the parties for agreeing to work together on electoral reform, an important step toward addressing ODIHR recommendations thoroughly. Reform will bolster effective, credible electoral processes and strengthen Albanian democracy. We hope the parties will continue moving forward in the current spirit of cooperation to ensure Albanian elections are free from fraud, interference, and corruption.
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Security Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: Albania Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert ...
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Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Daniel Koski at the Office of the Ombudsman’s Annual Conference

President Meta, Speaker Ruçi, People’s Advocate Ballanca, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. Speech is a gift.  It is a talent that only humans possess.  It allows us to express love and hope.  It is the vehicle for us to dream, scheme, and put in motion grand designs. But speech can also give voice to fear, ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

The United States congratulates the eight prosecutors sworn in this morning as the first members of the Special Prosecution Office, marking a major milestone in the establishment of the Special Anti-Corruption and Organized Crime Structure (SPAK). Starting today, Albania has a body of prosecutors committed to identifying, investigating, and bringing to justice corrupt current and ...
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