State Department: Albania - Public Announcement, August 13, 1998
Albania - Public Announcement
August 13, 1998
Given the recent declarations by Islamic extremists against the United
States and its citizens and press reports alleging the U.S. Government's
participation in the recent apprehension of several Islamic extremists, it
is possible that the U.S. Embassy's facilities in Tirana, Albania could be
among the targets of a terrorist attack. In light of this information, the
U.S. Embassy in Tirana is temporarily suspending normal operations.
All Americans in Albania should review their security practices and
For additional information on travel to Albania, consult the Travel
Warning and the latest Consular information Sheet for Albania.
This Public Announcement expires November 13, 1998.