U.S. Embassy Statement

U.S. Welcomes Approval of Draft Constitutional Amendments by Judicial Reform Committee

The United States welcomes the approval of the draft constitutional amendments by the Albanian Parliament’s Ad Hoc Committee on Judicial Reform. This is an important step in paving the way toward the full passage of a deep and meaningful reform of Albania’s justice system.

This package of draft amendments has the full support the United States and the European Union. We encourage dialogue between the government and the opposition to resolve the final remaining issue of disagreement and we urge all members of parliament to vote in favor of this reform. A vote for this reform is a vote in favor of moving Albania forward on its path towards EU integration and a stronger Euro-Atlantic future.