State Department: Albania - Public Announcement, February 20, 1997
Albania - Public Announcement
February 20, 1997
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Since mid-January, there have been incidents of violence in some urban
areas in Albania due to citizens' frustration with the collapse of pyramid
investment schemes. The Department of State recommends that American
citizens stay away from crowds and exercise caution at all times.
Office of the Spokesman
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
This Public Announcement supercedes the Public Announcement issued January 24,
1997, and will expire on March 31, 1997.