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Police spokeswoman Laura Totraku announced on Tuesday that two brothers with a criminal background suspected of being connected to the murder had been arrested in the town of Fusha Kruja.
“The arrest of the two suspects was made after police gathered information on their links to the murder and their past criminal background,” Totraku said.
Britain's Daily Mail newspaper reported on Monday that Serbian Prime Minister Aleksander Vucic is to offer veteran British politician Mandelson an advisory contract.
“He’s is one of the brightest guys I’ve ever met,” said Vucic, according to the Daily Mail.
According to the report published on Friday by the Council of Europe’s Group of States Against Corruption, the Albanian judiciary is weaker than other branches of government.
Balkan countries co-operating to stop weapons trafficking
New initiatives are in place to slow the flow of illegal weapons.
Balkan countries are co-operating to slow weapons trafficking as the region becomes a final destination for illegal weapons in addition to being a transit route to European and other markets, experts said.
BELGRADE - The key to stability in the Western Balkans is to promote Serbian-Albanian relations, and stability has been reached in Kosovo-Metohija, it was stated on Friday at a conference dubbed "Safety aspects of normalization of relations between Belgrade, Pristina and Tirana", which saw the presentation of the report on the integration of police in north Kosovo.
President Rosen Plevneliev will take part in the meeting of the heads of state and government of the South East European Co-operation Process (SEECP) countries on June 25.
This is the highest level of political dialogue in the region in this format, according to the President's press office.
The SEECP was launched on Bulgaria's initiative in 1996.