TIRANA, November 28 – American Secretary of State Antony Blinken congratulated Albania on the occasion of the 111th anniversary of Independence. He writes that the US is proud to work with Albania as a NATO ally and partner.
“On behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the government and people of Albania and wish you a happy holiday for the 111th anniversary of Independence.
The United States is proud to work with you as a NATO ally and partner committed to strengthening Albania’s justice reform efforts, furthering our cybersecurity cooperation, and continuing our unwavering support for Ukraine. in the face of Russia’s war of aggression.
We thank you for your generous and open-hearted welcome to Afghans and strongly support your full integration into the Euro-Atlantic community, especially through progress on rule of law reforms and towards membership in the European Union.
Albania’s recent election to the UN Human Rights Council is a sign of international respect for the strong progress your nation has made in recent decades and a recognition of its exemplary service in 2015-2017. We are proud to serve alongside Albania and look forward to working together to promote and protect human rights around the world.
The bonds between our nations, based on shared values, culture and friendship, remain strong. Let our work together continue to progress,” he writes.