14 Sept. 1998
by the Secretary General of NATO, Dr. Javier Solana, on the
situation in Albania
The Secretary General is concerned by the recent violence in Albania.
He calls on all sides to show the utmost restraint and establish
conditions for a return to a peaceful and stable environment
throughout the whole country. The Secretary General urges all
Albanian political leaders to work together to preserve the
democratic institutions of the state.
NATO is committed to promoting stability and security in Albania.
NATO is actively cooperating with Albania through the Partnership for
Peace programme and attaches a high importance to the continuation of
these cooperation activities.