Albania severed diplomatic ties with Iran and is outraged over a cyber-attack. Albania’s decision to stand up to Iran is important.
ncident comes days after Tirana cuts diplomatic ties with Tehran over July attack on government computers
The American Jewish Congress stands with the Republic of Albania in light of Iran’s state-sponsored cyber-attack against critical infrastructure in the European nation. We praise the Government of Albania, a U.S. ally and NATO member state, for severing diplomatic ties with the Islamic Republic and call for Tehran’s brutal regime to be held accountable by the international community.
The US condemned the Iranian cyberattack against Albania, a NATO ally, warning that it would take action to hold Iran accountable.
Albania is ending diplomatic relations with Iran and has ordered Iranian diplomats and embassy staff to leave within 24 hours, after an investigation into a cyber attack in July, Prime Minister Edi Rama said on Wednesday.
As two nations agree to establish diplomatic relations, Vjosa Osmani expresses gratitude to Jewish state, citing historical ties between the two peoples
Today, Serbia is looking for a family and Kosovo is looking for recognition, and Israel is precisely situated on the intersection between the two.
In the 1990s, 10,000 Kosovo Albanians died and about one million were displaced as a result of Serbia’s aggression.
Stephen B. Jacobs for several years he worked to design a Holocaust memorial for Albania’s capital. Unveiled last month at the entrance to the Grand Park of Tirana, the simple memorial features three stone plaques — in Albanian, English and Hebrew — that highlight the stories of Albanians who saved Jews during World War II.
The recent inauguration of the Holocaust Memorial in Tirana, Albania drew acclaim from Jewish leaders in Israel and abroad. This memorial represents an advancement in the already warm relations between Israel and Albania.