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Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright
Travels with the Secretary: February 18-19, 2000
Madeleine K. Albright

Secretary's Remarks

|| Croatia || Albania

Focus of Trip
Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright will travel to Zagreb and Tirana, February 18 and 19, respectively. In Zagreb, the Secretary will lead the U.S. delegation attending the inauguration of Croatian President-Elect Stjepan Mesic. She will again congratulate the Croatian people for choosing the path of economic and political reform necessary to re-integrate Croatia into the rest of Europe.
      In Tirana, the Secretary will meet with Albanian President Rexhep Meidani and Prime Minister Ilir Meta. She will recognize the crucial role played by the people of Albania during the Kosovo crisis, and emphasize the important part Albania plays in regional stability and prosperity.

Secretary's Remarks:

* 02/19/00: Remarks to participants in an NGO Roundtable, Tirana, Albania
* 02/19/00: Remarks to crowd gathered in Tirana, Albania
* 02/19/00: Press Availability with Albanian Prime Minister Ilir Meta, Tirana, Albania
* 02/19/00: Speech to the Albanian Parliament, Tirana, Albania
* 02/18/00: Press Availability with President Mesic and Prime Minister Racan, Zagreb, Croatia
* 02/18/00: Interview by Croatian Television, Zagreb, Croatia
* 02/18/00: Remarks with Amb. Montgomery during the presentation of the State Department's Superior Honor Award to Embassy Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

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