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Air of Secrecy Hangs Over Election of Albanian President
Turkey appoints new ambassadors to 25 countries
Kosovo Detains Two ISIS Suspects Following Repatriation from Syria
Albania Parties Fail to Elect ‘Consensus’ President
The last chance for Albania's main opposition Democratic Party to propose names for the new President - who must be elected in June - expired on Sunday, when it failed to do so, in the third round of the election.
The date for a fourth session is yet to be decided. Democratic Party parliamentarians did not show up to vote in the parliament.
Boris Johnson with a Secret Plan for a New Alliance as a Balance Against the EU
Greece, Albania Vow to Speed up Resolution of Maritime Disputes
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, and his Albanian counterpart Olta Xhacka, meeting on Monday in Tirana, vowed to speed up resolution of their maritime disputes before the International Court of Justice, ICJ.
The two countries previously agreed to send the matter to the ICJ in 2020, after years of not being able to resolve it themselves.
Berisha Claims He’s Back in Charge of Albania’s Democratic Party
Day 70 of the Invasion of Ukraine: Bombing of Lviv, Dozens of Civilian Casualties in the East
Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours:
Russia bombs Lviv
There are power outages in the city after a Russian air strike, Lviv Mayor Andriy Sadoviy said on Telegram.
"As a result of the missile strike, two power substations were damaged - there is no electricity in part of the city," he said.
Ukraine President Asks Albania to Limit Russian Tourists
Media Freedom Remains Major Concern in Balkans, Watchdog Says
Albania’s Pioneering LGBT Activist: ‘We Should Not Be Second-Class Citizens’
The EU wants Bulgaria to lift the Veto on North Macedonia by June 2022
German Foreign Minister: Bulgaria needs to clear up Problematic Issues with North Macedonia
"Bulgaria to clear the problematic issues related to Skopje, so that North Macedonia and Albania can start membership negotiations in the first half of the year."
This was called for by German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock after the meeting of European Union foreign ministers last night in Luxembourg.
Germany states: "New era"
Olaf Scholz called for accelerating the accession of the Western Balkans to the European Union, which has been blocked for years, mentioning a "new era" in light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
At a joint press conference with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz promised to help advance the issue.