Minister Bushati met US Secretary of State Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Tirana

Today, US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Tirana where he met with Prime Minister Edi Rama and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ditmir Bushati.

Secretary Kerry's visit comes at a particular moment in our bilateral relations, starting thus at the best way the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between our two countries.

In April last year, Albania and the United States signed in Washington the Declaration of Strategic Partnership, which crowns 25 years of cooperation between the two countries. During their meeting, Minister Bushati and Secretary Kerry discussed the further deepening of bilateral relations, the latest developments in the region, security challenges and cooperation in multilateral organisations.

Kerry extended the US unwavering support in the process of Euro-Atlantic integration and prosperity of Albania and the Albanians in the region. He praised the reforms undertaken by the Albanian government and expressed support for the rapid conclusion of the justice reform, which will have direct impact on the rule of law in economy.

Secretary Kerry highly appreciated the intensive cooperation with Albania as a NATO member and Albania's important contribution to peace and security in the region.

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