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  • Remarks By President Obama in Address to European Youth (March 26, 2014)

    PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you so much. Thank you. (Applause.) Please, please have a seat. Good evening. Goede avond. Bonsoir. Guten abend. (Applause.) Thank you, Laura, for that remarkable introduction. Before she came out she told me not to be nervous. (Laughter.) And I can only imagine -- I think her father is in the audience, and I can only imagine how proud he is of her. We're grateful for her work, but she’s also reminding us that our future will be defined by young people like her. Your Majesties, Mr. Prime Minister, and the people of Belgium -- on behalf of the American people, we are grateful for your friendship. We stand together as inseparable allies, and I thank you for your wonderful hospitality. I have to admit it is easy to love a country famous for chocolate and beer. (Laughter.)  

  • The Hague Declaration (March 24, 2014)

    1. We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission met in The Hague to reaffirm our support for Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence. 

  • International Women’s Month, Joint Message (March 19, 2014)

    During International Women’s Month, we, as representatives of the international community in Albania and members of the technical working group on ‘Women in decision-making’, reflect upon the progress made thus far, and the challenges that remain, in achieving gender equality in Albania.  

  • U.S. Embassy Statement (January 27, 2014)

    An interagency delegation, including representatives from the U.S. Departments of State, Justice, Homeland Security, and the U.S. National Counterterrorism Center is visiting Albania January 27-28 for meetings with President Nishani, Prime Minister Rama and other Albanian officials to discuss counterterrorism cooperation. Albania is one of several countries in the region the delegation is visiting. The visit is occurring in the framework of continuing close cooperation and consultation with Albania, our NATO Ally, on a range of common security challenges our countries face.  

  • Statement by Secretary Kerry On the Occasion of Albania’s National Day (November 28, 2013)

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send best wishes to the people of Albania as you celebrate your Independence Day on November 28. Since the establishment of a democratic republic, Albania has made substantial strides forward by holding successful multiparty elections. Albania is a force for stability in the Western Balkans, and we are particularly grateful for Albania’s contributions to the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan and for its willingness to accept former Camp Ashraf residents for permanent resettlement. 

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