100th Anniversary of the Independence of Albania, is celebrated at NATO Headquarters, Brussels
Rasmussen wishes Albanians
100th Anniversary of the Independence of Albania is also celebrating at NATO headquarters in Brussels. It is known that, the Secretary General of NATO, Anders Rasmussen congratulated Albanians for the holiday of Independence, stating that NATO membership, Albania showed that he has proved that he deserved membership.
"It is a great pleasure for me to wish you and the Albanian people on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Independence of Albania. 3 and a half years before Albania's NATO membership showed the world that the idea of freedom is invincible. NATO membership, Albania has tightened its internal security and NATO and the integrity of the Atlantic Alliance, "said Secretary General of NATO.
He continued MW next by thwnw that, along with other NATO allies, you are committed to protecting the security and our shared values. "This is a solemn commitment that a sovereign state can undertake. Albania has shown that it can carry out this commitment. Your home is a worthy ally. You have made an important contribution to our political and military alliance. You have played an important role for regional stability and your engagement in Afghanistan has been strong evidence of your commitment to protect the security of the Alliance, "said Rasmussen.
Rasmussen stressed that NATO appreciates the fact that Albania is now free and safe.
"We are delighted to have a free Albania, safe and engaged as a member of the Alliance. I wish you and the people of Albania, a happy and safe day of independence, "he concluded his speech, Mr.. Rasmussen.
Ceremony also attended by his remarks the Minister of Defence, Mr.. Arben Imami where he said that the history of Albania is a story of war and great efforts to survive and preserve their national identity.
At the ceremony held on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the independence of Albania in NATO headquarters can not be revealed and cakes with the Albanian national symbol.