President Bush's recent trip to Albania marked the first time a US President has visited this small country.
The US is supporting the newly democratic Albania's attempt to join NATO:
While the United States supports Albania's bid for membership in
NATO, Bush said this country still has to make more political and military reforms and crack down on corruption and organized crime.
"We are determined to take any decision, pass any law and undertake any reform to make Albania appropriate to receive the invitation" to join the western military alliance, Berisha said at a news conference with Bush.