The Bulgarians in Albania Need Support, They Want an Urgent Meeting with President Radev
The Bulgarian-Macedonian dispute is also being carried over to Albania. Another misunderstanding arises over the possible separation of two regions in Albania - Golo Bardo (Gollobordë) and Gora, into separate municipalities, reports BNT. The Bulgarian minority, recognized by the Parliament in Tirana in 2017, is concentrated in these areas.
Albania sent a note to Europe: We adopted the resolution that also concerns Kosovo
This is the Resolution on the unfoundedness of claims about the illegal trade in human organs in Kosovo and Albania, adopted in the Albanian parliament on July 21, 2022, with a request to submit it to the competent authorities, Kosovo Online learns.
Albanian MPs Approve Resolution Honouring Srebrenica Victims
MPs in the Albanian parliament voted unanimously on Thursday to support a resolution honouring the victims of the Srebrenica genocide, ahead of the anniversary next week of the July 1995 massacres of some 8,000 Bosniak men and boys by Bosnian Serb forces.
The resolution also declares July 11, when annual commemorations are held in Bosnia, as a day of remembrance in Albania.
Albania PM to Submit Resolution in Strasbourg Against Marty Report
During a joint meeting on Monday in Pristina between the governments of Kosovo and Albania, Prime Minister Edi Rama said that he will personally submit a report to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg being prepared in Albania's parliament querying the Dick Marty report and what he alleged was its Russian influence.
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
Speaking to MPs in the Albanian parliament via a video link on Tuesday, Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky asked for the closure of Albania ports to Russian ships and for limits to be put on the number of Russian holidaymakers arriving in the country.
Albanian Women in Politics Still Suffering Violence, Study Finds
The findings of a study on "Violence against women in politics", conducted by UNDP in cooperation with Albania's Ombudsman and Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination, were published on Wednesday at a roundtable held in the Albanian parliament.
Zorčič calls for clarity in EU enlargement to W Balkans
Brdo pri Kranju – Parliamentary Speaker Igor Zorčič hosted a meeting of parliamentary speakers from the Western Balkans on Monday, saying that the EU must give the region a clear signal on when it could expect EU accession. The speakers of the Serbian and Montenegrin parliaments also called for more clarity regarding the EU enlargement.
Albania, UK Prisoner Deal Waits on Albanian Parliament
Albania's Ministry of Justice told BIRN on Tuesday that the new agreement with the UK would need to be ratified first by the Albanian parliament to enter into force and before initially dozens of criminals come to Albania to serve their sentences.
US Embassy Threatens to Sanction ‘Corrupt’ Albanian Officials
The US embassy in Tirana said on Tuesday that it is working on a blacklist of current and former officials in Albania who it considers corrupt and to be working against the interests of the United States.