Following the authorization of the President of the country, Vjosa Osmani, the troops of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) have been launched in Albania in the operation to help extinguish the fires that have engulfed several areas of this country.
The news was announced by the Minister of Defense, Armend Mehaj, who said that now our KSF troops have started in support of our brothers and sisters in the Republic of Albania.
“Since the beginning of the fires, in addition to our operations in the country, I have offered full support with our available capacities to support our brothers and sisters in the Republic of Albania”, wrote Mehaj.
He further said that “after the aggravation of the situation, except in the southern areas now also in the northern ones, and the request of the Albanian authorities for support, I received assurances from my counterpart, Minister Peleshi, that my will to land the KSF contingent in the firefighting operation, will be strongly supported by the Government of the Republic headed by Prime Minister Kurti and the President of the Republic, Vjosa Osmani ”.
“I have given the directive for the establishment of the KSF task force and its readiness and with the official authorization given by the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, President Osmani, now the KSF contingent has launched towards the affected areas and their engagement in the operation within the reaction forces of the Republic of Albania ”.
“Together we are stronger in difficult times with our brothers and sisters!”, Wrote Mehaj.
For several days now, Albania has been facing numerous fires throughout its territory.
Meanwhile, Telegrafi has provided photos from the fires that are spreading in a wide area to the Kalimash tunnel and the district of Kukes.