The saga with the Albanian migrants in Great Britain continues, and today’s focus of the media in Albania is on the disappearance of about 200 Albanian minor migrants in Britain, as well as the arrest of a former FBI official, who the media connects with Edi Rama. This is part of today’s selection of CIVIL Media’s editorial office from Albanian media in the region.
ALBEU: Alert in Britain, 200 minor migrants have “disappeared”, most of them Albanians
“Two hundred unaccompanied minor migrants, staying in British hotels, have disappeared, announced the British government on Tuesday, accused by the opposition of ‘abandoning children‘.
According to the Deputy Secretary of State for Immigration, Robert Jenrick, 440 ‘disappearances’ have been reported, and 200 of them have still not been found. 13 were younger than 16 years of age, while only one was a girl”, reported the Albanian media outlet Albeu.
BALKAN WEB: Former FBI official known as a friend of Rama has been arrested, having taken money “in hand” from the Russians
“A former senior FBI official has been charged with violating US sanctions against Russia, by taking ‘underhand’ payments from a Russian oligarch.
Charles McGonigal, who was in charge of the FBI counterintelligence department in New York from 2016 to 2018, was arrested on Saturday, accused of working with a former Soviet diplomat who became a Russian interpreter on behalf of Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska. In the meanwhile, an article of ‘Insider’ reveals that the former official had been connected to Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama”, reports BalkanWeb.
Insajderi – Osmani: The Serbs in the north of Kosovo are afraid of Vucic’s criminal gangs
“The problem is that the Serbs in the north of Kosovo are on the border with Serbia, and Vucic is using them as captives: they are not afraid of me, they are afraid of the Serbian gangs that enter their houses, put their cars on fire, threaten their children”, said Kosovo President Vjosa Osmani for the Italian ‘Corriere, reports Kosovo Insajderi.
GAZETA EXPRESS: Property of officials in Kosovo that is not justified, will be confiscated
“Kosovo Deputy Minister of Justice Blerim Salahu stated that all public officials who receive a salary from the budget of Kosovo and who cannot justify their wealth, will be confiscated by the courts of Kosovo”, reported Gazeta Express.
INDEKS – The Ali Ahmeti phenomenon: His ideas are hard to reject!
“Does the ‘Ali Ahmeti phenomenon’ exist?
It seems that it does. When a politician is on the political scene for 20 years in a row and has never lost elections, then we can rightly talk about him as a phenomenon. But the fact itself is not the only argument”, and excerpt of the editorial ‘The Ali Ahmeti phenomenon: His ideas are hard to reject!’”, by INDEKS.
Translation: N. Cvetkovska