New Jersey National Guard Unit Arrives in Tirana in Frame of #Defender21 Exercise

The Ambassador, Yuri Kim has welcomed U.S. soldiers from the New Jersey National Guard who arrived in Tirana on Saturday in the frame of exercise #Defender21 expected to be one of the largest in this area.
The news was released by the US Embassy which announced that the US troops will also conduct training events to prepare the Albanian Armed Forces for exercise.
They will help also prepare Albania to receive two UH-60A Blackhawk helicopters from the United States.
The unit arrived after the 48- hour closure
of the International Airport of Rinas, the only international gateway of Albania, due to a suspension of work by air traffic controllers.
Below is the full note of the US Embassy:

Ambassador Yuri Kim welcomes U.S. soldiers from the New Jersey National Guard who arrived in Tirana today. They will help prepare Albania to receive two UH-60A Blackhawk helicopters from the United States and will also conduct training events to prepare the Albanian Armed Forces for exercise Albanian Armed Forces for exercise #Defender21. #WeAreNATO. /argumentum.al