Albania talks with NATO to build naval base in the Adriatic

    WORLD  02 July 2022 - 10:25

    Albania plans to build a naval base at Porto Romano on the Adriatic coast.

    The remarks came from Reuters with reference to the talks between the country's government and the North Atlantic Alliance.

    The base is expected to be built with joint funding from NATO and Albania.

    Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama has said that Porto Romano, situated close to the coastal town of Durres and intended as the country's biggest port, would have a "commercial section" as well as a "military naval base."

    He has also said that Albania was offering NATO the use of its Pashaliman naval base, about 200 kilometres south of Tirana, which housed 12 submarines in the 1950s. The peculiarity of this base is that it is located at the intersection of the Adriatic and Ionian seas.

    Caliber.Az




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