Work begins at NATO air base in Kuçova, Rama: This decision confirmed that Albania is an added value to this alliance
The modernization of the air base started today in Kuçova and the Prime Minister Edi Rama said during his speech that this shows that Albania is an added value of NATO.
"When you look at the Adriatic region and look at the southern side of the European continent, it is very important to maintain peace, so Albania in this union becomes critically important. These are the words of the American general made during a NATO documentary about the Kuçova base.
NATO's decision to select this country and transform it into a tactical air base confirmed the fact that small Albania is an added value to this alliance that brings together countries that believe in some values ??and principles that are worthwhile. to fight.
For us this news was very welcome because it creates a new value in our defense infrastructure and transmits a new energy in our effort to use with intelligence and pragmatism our geographical position in strategic terms and our country in NATO in political terms. .
We are aware that we are a small country and for our contribution compared to other countries, but thanks to the cooperation with the US and the partnership with them we are convinced that if we address our path of strengthening and at the same time increasing the quality of our military forces we can be an added value in other projects as well. ”