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Sunday, November 10, 2013
Diplomats meet Rama and Berisha
The European Union diplomatic representatives in Tirana saw this Friday
the same Albanian reality presented in two different way, after they met
the Prime Minister, Edi Rama, and opposition leader, Lulzim Basha.
According to the panorama
presented by the Prime Minister, the main diplomats were presented with
the government’s commitment to increase the fight against corruption,
organized crime and to create a stable economic development. Mr.Rama
told the diplomats that by knowing these as main challenges of the
majority, and as their major priorities, the government is determined to
rule through example. Which means that the government will start paying
the obligations that they have inherited from the previous government
to the business companies, and then they will ask them to be more
Both Rama and Basha asked the member countries to
support the candidate status in December, but in the meeting with the
Democratic Party leader, the European Union diplomats were also
presented with a somber panorama of the Albanian democracy.
declared that the government had been buying votes in the Korce
elections, and informed the European Union representatives that the
opposition will follow every political and legal means to defend
democracy based on the free votes, which, according to Basah, cannot be
bought with the dirty money of crime and political mafia. Basha
considered Rama’s government as a government of illegality, which has
opened a dangerous chapter for order and security by performing illegal
appointments in the police.