Stoltenberg-Xhaçka meeting during NATO's ministerial, appreciated the Albaniain contribution to peacekeeping missions

Defence Minister Olta Xhaçka held a special meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during the Meeting of Defence Ministers of NATO member countries held on 14 and 15 February in Brussels.

"I informed the Secretary General about Albania's commitment that within 2024, 2% of Gross Domestic Product will be dedicated to the field of defence, as well as reconfirmed to him the increase of our country's commitment to all NATO and EU missions and in the new national mission such as civil emergencies as well ", - said Minister Xhaçka after the meeting.

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CISM international run day at AAF, Xhaçka: Career in AF, as clean as this sports competition

The Armed Forces of the Republic of Albania joined the armed forces of 135 other member countries on CISM (Conseil International du Sport Militaire/International Military Sports Council) international run day.

Soldiers, NCOs and officers of all the ranks and of all commands, and units of our Armed Forces participated in the "CISM - 2018 Runnig Day" in the Tirana Artificial Lake Hills, which was held in cooperation with Tirana Municipality and the Athletics Federation.

The race took place in two disciplines, 10 km for male runners and 6 km for female runners.

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The interview of Defense Minister Olta Xhaçka at Abc News

Defense Minister Olta Xhaçka was on Abc News Channel in the "ABC Evening", where she held a conversation with journalist Mirela Milori.

I am in the studio with the Minister of Defense, Mrs. Olta Xhaçka. Welcome Mrs. Minister!

My pleasure, thank you for the invitation!

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AAF and KSF start construction of a bridge in Maliq municipality

Engineering unit of the Albanian Armed Forces and their colleagues from the Kosovo Security Force has begun work on the construction of a bailey bridge in the village of Zëmblak, the Pojan administrative unit in the Maliq municipality.
The construction of this bridge comes after the assistance provided by the Government of the Republic of Kosovo after the floods of December last year, which also caused damage to infrastructure.

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Floods return, AAF in the field, Xhaçka: Identify problematic areas

The recent rainfall has again caused problems in some areas of the country. This situation called for the Armed Forces to go to the field to be close to the community and face the situation.

Defense Minister Olta Xhaçka alongside with the AAF was in the field, to closely follow the effective work in helping the affected inhabitants.

Apart from the maximum engagement of all structures of the Armed Forces during the floods, Minister Xhaçka emphasized the identification of problematic areas in order to prevent serious consequences.

 

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