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Remarks by Ambassador Kim at the Ceremony for the Donation of Flood Equipment to Albania's Directorate of Civil Emergencies

Remarks by Ambassador Kim at the Ceremony for the Donation of Flood Equipment to Albania's Directorate of Civil Emergencies

Today, the United States European Command would like to donate flood-relief equipment to the Armed Forces of Albania.Since 1999, United States European Command has provided over $13 million dollars in humanitarian assistance to Albania.Many meaningful projects across the country – from the renovation of schools and medical clinics, to the donation of critical equipment needed for responding to earthquakes, forest fires and floods — are gifts from the people of America to the people of Albania, and they represent the commitment of the United States to our Albanian NATO Ally.The same way Albania has repeatedly answered the call for the United States around the world.

Of all the important work that the United States Embassy takes part in, these humanitarian assistance projects are among the most rewarding to me.European Command, working through the Office of Defense Cooperation, for expediting this project.

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