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Albania: US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Tirana01:41

Albania: US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Tirana

Albania, Tirana
February 14, 2016 at 14:48 GMT +00:00 · Published

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Tirana on Sunday, prompting a mass security lockdown in the Albanian capital with over 1,000 police personnel on guard for the visit. The diplomat is set to discuss anti-corruption reforms in the country with Albanian President Bujar Nishani.

A military helicopter closely guarded Kerry's convoy, meanwhile special forces were deployed on top of buildings to keep a look out.

John Kerry's visit to the Balkan country is the first by a U.S. Secretary of State since November 2012 when Hillary Clinton addressed the Albanian parliament.

Albania: US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Tirana01:41
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US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Tirana on Sunday, prompting a mass security lockdown in the Albanian capital with over 1,000 police personnel on guard for the visit. The diplomat is set to discuss anti-corruption reforms in the country with Albanian President Bujar Nishani.

A military helicopter closely guarded Kerry's convoy, meanwhile special forces were deployed on top of buildings to keep a look out.

John Kerry's visit to the Balkan country is the first by a U.S. Secretary of State since November 2012 when Hillary Clinton addressed the Albanian parliament.

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