Tirana, August 16th 2021
The Council of Albanian Ambassadors is concerned with the recent developments and the escalation of violence in Afghanistan and appeal for calm, negotiation and peaceful solution of the current crisis.
Albanians have long contributed within the NATO framework for peace and stability in the country.
We consider as a human obligation to offer temporary refuge to those Afghans who have supported the Allies missions and now fear for their lives.
Supporting the governments of Albania and Kosovo decision to offer safe shelter to the Afghan citizens in leave, we urge to act promptly and in a transparent and coordinated approach with all the stakeholders in the respective countries, to honor our obligations and the Albanian well-known hospitality.
A friend in need is a friend in indeed.