US State Department
The US State Department has cleared the way to sell $320-million air-to-air missiles to Turkey, as part of latterâs efforts to boost its security amid rising regional threats The United States has cleared a potential $320 million advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles (AMRAAM) missiles sale to Turkey after the country demanded arms from its NATO ally amid increasing security risks i
Kosovo to address religious intolerance
The president seeks greater institutional co-operation to reduce religious hate speech and vandalism.
Kosovo authorities are trying to undermine a trend of religious intolerance that has affected religious harmony and also the work of the dominant Islamic Community (BIK), experts said.
Social Democratic Party (PSD) Senator Mircea Geoana will be paying Saturday through Thursday a working visit to Washington, where he will talk with US officials about the introduction of the 'Romania Gateway' project in the strategy of the US State Department concerning the New Silk Road, according to a release remitted to AGERPRES.
A dispute broke between Washington and Ankara after it was revealed that CNN correspondent Ivan Watson had been harassed by Turkish police on the anniversary of Gezi protests.
US State Department officials dismissed Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan's comments that Watson was "an agent" and wanted to "stir up trouble in Turkey".
Albanian police said the four-month investigation was aided by exchanges of information between the office of the prosecutor for serious crimes and US law enforcement agencies.
“Fifteen suspects have been detained while an international warrant has been issued for another one,” the general directorate of police said.
“While Albania has the political will to cooperate with countries in the region on counterterrorism initiatives, it lacked the capacity to implement effective controls,” the US State Department said.
“Corruption coupled with a poorly functioning judicial system continued to hinder Albanian efforts in law enforcement,” the report added.