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15 Mar. 2008

Statement by NATO Secretary General on tragic explosion in Albania

I am deeply saddened at the news of the series of explosions at the military facility near Tirana, which has led to loss of life and a very high number of injured. On behalf of NATO, I express my condolences and sympathies to the Government and people of Albania in this difficult period.
25 Nov. 2008 Visit to NATO by Lulzim Basha (Minister of Foreign Affairs, Albania), 58.02KB

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Albania visits NATO

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Albania, Mr. Lulzim Basha, visited the NATO Headquarters on Tuesday, 25 November 2008 and met with the NATO Secretary General.
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Further reform necessary in Albania, says NATO Secretary General

The President of Albania, Bamir Topi, visited NATO Headquarters on 19 October to discuss with NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer Albania’s reform process and its NATO membership aspirations.
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NATO says Albania must keep up reforms

NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer urged Albanian Prime Minister Berisha to carry on with domestic political reforms during his visit to NATO Headquarters on 24 May.
09 Jul. 2008

NATO Allies sign Accession Protocols for Albania and Croatia

Allies signed today the Accession Protocols with Albania and Croatia, opening the way for the full NATO membership of these two countries. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Albania, H.E. Mr. Luzlim Basha and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Croatia, H.E. Mr. Gordan Jandrocović participated in the ceremony in the NATO Headquarters.
01 Apr. 2009 Signing of the Protocols of Enlargement post-Summit Accession for Albania and Croatia - Joint Press Point, 57.62KB

NATO Secretary General welcomes Albania and Croatia as NATO members

Today, Albania and Croatia have completed the accession process, and have joined the Alliance as members. I warmly congratulate them on this historic achievement. In becoming NATO members, Albania and Croatia share the benefits and responsibilities of collective security.
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Second NATO Partnership for Peace Trust Fund project in Albania completed successfully

The second NATO/PfP Trust Fund project in Albania which was launched in December 2002 has come to an end. A ceremony was held to mark its successful completion in Tirana on 4 October 2007.
08 May. 2009 Visit of the NATO Secretary General to Albania, 71.74KB

NATO Secretary General visits Western Balkans

The Secretary General visited the Western Balkans on 7 and 8 May. He first travelled to Croatia and Slovenia, before making its way to Albania and the the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia¹ on 8 May.
30 Jan. 2008 Visit to NATO by the Prime Minister of Albania, Sali Berisha - Joint Press Point with NATO Secretary General, 56.12KB

NATO supports Albania’s efforts to implement reforms

The Prime Minister of Albania Sali Berisha visited the NATO Headquarters and met with the Secretary General and the North Atlantic Council in order to discuss Albania’s progress report within the Membership Action Plan.
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NATO decisions on open-door policy

The Heads of State and Government of the NATO member countries met today to enlarge the Alliance and further strengthen their ability to confront the existing and emerging 21st century security threats.

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