Apart from military drills in 7 different bases across the country, US and Albanian military forces will also spend some time meeting with citizens in several cities.
Citizens will have an opportunity to see the broad range of military equipment and different aspects of the Albanian and US military, part of the important military alliance NATO.
In a status on Facebook, defense minister Niko Peleshi announced that the tour will begin on May 20 in Durres and continue the day after at Vlora’s Lungomare.
On Sunday, the troops will be in the capital at the “Mother Theresa Square”.
Defender Europe 2021, the military exercises led by the US Army will continue until mid-June.
This year, 28.000 multinational troops coming from 27 states will carry out simultaneous exercises in more than 30 training areas, from the important geostrategic zone in the Baltics to the Balkans and the Black Sea.
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