Stopping "foreign fighters", cooperation protocol signed with CoE 35 European Foreign Ministers and seven Secretary of States had
confirmed their participation in Brussels for the conclusion of the
Belgian Presidency, in a ceremony called “Shared responsibility for
democratic security in Europe”. In this ceremony was seen the NATO
General Secretary, Stoltenberg, who used this opportunity to have a
special meeting with the Russian Foreign Minister, Lavrov.
Kosovo, Veseli avoids questions about Special Court While the creation of the Kosovo Armed Forces is a national priority for
the Prishtina Authorities, the Special Court remains a challenge that
should pass through consensus, but none of these issues is about to get
Ministry of Energy revokes 23 licenses The Ministry of Energy and Industry has concluded the first phase of
inspections of the subjects that sell fuels for not fulfilling the legal
requirements of minimal capacities and technical conditions.
Macedonian Interior Minister: "Wipe Albanians within one hour" The Macedonian opposition leader, Zoran Zaev, published some recorded
phone conversations between the Interior Minister, Gordana Jankullovska,
her Deputy Minister, Ivo Kotevski, and the former Chief of Secret
Service, Sasho Mijallkov, the Chief of Gruevski's cabinet, Martin
Protuger. In this conversation they are heard expressing their
impatience regarding the Albanian population.
Alliance for European Albania introduces 61 candidates The Convention of Local Elections of the Alliance for European Albania
gathered at the Palace of Congresses the 61 candidates, in a marathon
presentation not only of Edi Rama, Ilir Meta and the traditional allies,
but also of Shpetim Idrizi and Bamir Topi.
HIDAA accuses Doshi of hiding 23 million EUR The High Inspectorate for Declaration and Audit of Assets has submitted a
criminal report against MP Tom Doshi, who is accused of hiding assets
and providing false declarations. HIDAA says that the total amount goes
up to 23 million EUR, from 2005 to 2014.
Erdogan's declarations cause reactions in Tirana Debates spurred among Albanian analysts after the Turkish President,
Recep Taip Erdogan, promised to double annual Turkish investments in
Albania up to 1 billion EUR; offered a generous fund package for the
construction of the newest Tirana mosque, the construction of the new
Parliament building and the restoration of 26 museum homes in
Gjirokaster. The debates came after Erdogan’s declaration of what seemed
a condition for the realization of these promises, an open request to
Tirana for not supporting and even prosecuting the Gulen Movement, also
operating in Albania’s education area, which the Turkish president
considered a terrorist group.