State Department: Albania - Public Announcement, January 24, 1997
Albania - Public Announcement
January 24, 1997
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
The American Embassy in Tirana issued the following announcement to
Americans in Albania on January 24:
Office of the Spokesman
"There have been reports of violence throughout the country due to
citizens' frustration with the problems of pyramid investment schemes. We
recommend that American citizens stay away from crowds and exercise caution
at all times."
For updated information, Americans may contact the consular section of
the U.S. Embassy, located at Rruga E. Elbasanit 103, Tirana; telephone
355-42-32875; fax 355-42-32222.
For further information on travel to Albania, consult the Department's
latest Consular Information Sheet for
Albania. This Public Announcement expires February 23, 1997.