US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan (acting), writes a condolence message to Defense Minister Olta Xhaçka

The US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan (acting) sent a sympathy message to Defense Minister Olta Xhaçka for the loss of two effectives Zarife Hasanaj and Klodian Tanushi during the NATO “enhanced Forward Presence” mission in Latvia.

In his message, the acting Secretary of Defense Shanahan describes as a tragic loss that of Sergeant Hasanaj and Major Tanushi.

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National Day of Mourning for Major Klodian Tanushi, who is proclaimed “Martyr of Homeland”

The Council of Ministers honors Major Klodian Tanushin, who felt in the line of duty during the NATO “enhanced Forward Presence” mission in Latvia, announcing Thursday 16 May 2019, a National Day of Mourning . In honor of Major Tanushi, Commander of the Albanian contingent in Latvia, on Thursday, in all public and private institutions, the national flag will be flown at half-staff.

Also, the Central Commission of the “Martyr of Homeland” Statute, under the leadership of Defense Minister Olta Xhaçka, proclaims Major Klodian Tanushin, who fell in line of duty as “Homeland Martyr”.

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The lifeless body of Major Klodian Tanushi arrives home

The lifeless body of the Albanian contingent Commander in Latvia, Major Klodian Tanushi, who felt in the line of duty during the NATO “enhanced Forward Presence” mission is brought in the homeland.

The coffin bearing the lifeless body of Major Tanushi and covered with the National Flag, was transported by military aircraft from Latvia and was accompanied by his Albanian, Canadian, and Latvian colleagues from the NATO battalion-group.

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Major Tanushi was bidden farewell by his colleagues of the NATO battalion-group in Latvia

Major Klodian Tanushi, the Commander of the Albanian contingent in Latvia, fallen in line of duty at the NATO “enhanced Forward Presence” mission in the Baltic Sea, was bidden farewell with the highest military honors by his colleagues.

Effectives of the nine participating countries in the “enhanced Forward Presence” mission, including Latvia, escorted at Riga Airport the flag-covered coffin, bearing the lifeless body of Major Tanushi, who will be transported by military aircraft to the homeland.
The lifeless body of Major Tanushi is expected to arrive at “Mother Teresa” Airport on Wednesday, 12:45 pm, and will be received with official military honors before being brought to his family.

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The lifeless body of Major Klodian Tanushi back home on Wednesday, 15th of May

Condolences for the passing away of Major Tanushi and Sergeant Hasanaj at the Albanian Embassies.

The lifeless body of Major Klodian Tanushi, fallen in line of duty in the  “enhanced Forward Presence” NATO's mission in Latvia, is expected to arrive on Wednesday, May 15th, at “Nënë Tereza” Airport.

Major Tanushi, who passed away a few days after the explosion at Adazi Camp in Latvia, where Sergeant Hasanaj also lost her life, is expected to be brought by military aircraft.

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