Congratulations from Biden, NATO and KFOR on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the independence of Albania

Albanian flag / Photo: Archive
Albanian flag / Photo: Archive

The American president Joe Biden congratulated the Albanian president Bajram Begaj on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of Albania's independence, reported the correspondent of MIA from Tirana.

“This year marks 100 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between our countries – a partnership that has advanced bilateral prosperity, helped maintain regional stability and strengthened global security. As NATO allies, our countries have also worked together to keep the Alliance strong and determined," Biden writes.

"In the face of Russia's unjust and unprovoked war against Ukraine, we worked together in the United Nations Security Council to support the Ukrainian people, holding Russia responsible for the aggression," Biden added.

He assesses that Albania continues to be a humanitarian leader, providing temporary shelter for Afghans and other vulnerable groups.

"The United States will continue to support Albania on its path to membership in the European Union. As we begin the next century of our bilateral relationship, I look forward to further deepening our partnership, including fighting corruption and organized crime, strengthening energy security across Europe, and strengthening cooperation on cybersecurity," Biden said in a statement. the greeting.

The NATO alliance also congratulated Albania on its independence.

"Join us in celebrating our ally Albania on their Independence Day," reads the NATO greeting.

Congratulations on the 110th anniversary of the declaration of Albania as an independent and sovereign state also arrived from KFOR.

"Happy Independence Day to Albania, our ally and friend. Albania has been a member of NATO since 2009 and contributes more than 50 soldiers to the KFOR mission, the congratulation said.

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken also congratulated earlier.

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