From today’s current topics in Albanian media, CIVIL Media’s editorial office has selected just a few, such as the meeting of Lajcak, Geoanaand Escobar about the situation and dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia, victims of the earthquake from 26.11.2019 getting new homes, investigation on Grdec, abuse of national symbols, the Chameria issue.
VIZION PLUS: The EU and the US are increasing efforts for an agreement between Kosovo and Serbia
“At the beginning of this week, at the tripartite meeting between EU Representative for Dialogue Miroslav Lajcak, NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana and US Representative for the Western Balkans Gabriel Escobar, the situation in Kosovo and the dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia was discussed.
‘We discussed the recent developments in the Dialogue, including Kosovo, EU-US-NATO cooperation, and the way ahead. Grateful for the opportunity to jointly address NATO issues’, wrote Lajcak on Twitter”, reports Vizion Plus.
GAZETA BLIC: Rama presents apartments where victims of the earthquake will be housed
“With hope that you will still remember the “victims” of the 5 Majineighborhoodat the door of the Parliament, where this dignified urban and architectural work is taking shape day by day, and where families affected by the earthquake will continue to be housed, including those who protested for political reasons, I wish you a good day”, wrote Albanian Prime Minister Rama on Facebook”, reports Albanian Gazeta Blic.
We remind that on 26.11.2019, Albania was struck by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake, killing 51 people.
BALKAN WEB: Mediu’sinvestigation onGrdec- “SPAK’s actionenough to wash your mouth”, Lubonja: The whole process is a show
“It’s obvious that here it’s not about justice as they want to present it, but it isthis pseudo-justice that is being set in motion and now because, as you know, there are scandals on a daily basis. The problem with this process is to put out there that things that have not been done before are being done by this new justice, it’s just a show, perhaps even international”, says analyst Fatos Lubonja in the “Open” show, reports Balkan Web.
PANORAMA: Offensive use of the eagle
“At the time, the Albanians used to identify themselves with the eagle, which is an ethnic-historical sign of the state-political union of the Albanian nation. Today, it is being trampled by immature officials, who under the emblem ofthe eagle on official documents massacre the state byembezzling money and services; the strong who use it as a symbol of the power of the Albanian underground, to the detriment of the fauna, that the Albanians are to a great extent minimizing the existence of the real eagle with their measures. Therefore, we have abused the eagle enough”, an excerpt from the column “Offensive use of the eagle”by Ben Andoni, published in the Albanian daily Panorama.
NISTORI: 32 years of efforts for the issue of the Chami
“On January 10, 1991, eminent intellectuals like Abaz Dojaka, Hasan Minga, Sali Bolati, Petrit Demi, Ilimi Saqe, Lutfi Saqe, Petrit Kasemi, Bashkim Braho, Qani Birachi, Nexhat Mergjushi, Ferhat Sejko, Arshi Rexho, Resul Taki and so on, established the patriotic association “Chameria”.
Since that day, the Association through intensive activities has been working on sensitizing the local and international opinion for the recognition of the genocide against the Albanians of Chameria and restoring their denied rights”, an excerpt from the analysis “Chameria, 32 years of efforts for the issue of the Chami”, published in the Macedonian portal Nistori.
Translation: N. Cvetkovska