The protests of the opposition in Albania continue, while the media report that thousands of protestors from around the country today are heading towards Tirana. US Attorney General Merrick Garland stated that McGonigal’s actions posed a threat to US national security. In the Kosovo Assembly, a marathon session was held where MPs debated on the European proposal for the agreement between Serbia and Kosovo.
These are just some of today’s topics selected by CIVIL Media’s Editorial Office from Albanian media in the region.
Vizion Plus: The Democrats from Korcha, Valona and Skadarheading towards Tirana to protest
“The protest on March 3 called by the leader of the Democratic Party, Sali Berisha, will have large participation of the branches of the Democratic Party in the southeastern region.
Around 1,000 people have left for Valona, the three municipalities included in Valona, Himara, Selenica, in the direction of the protest in the capital, which the opposition will hold today. Around 2,000 protestors from Skadar have headed to the protest of the opposition in Tirana”, is written in today’s report on the course of the protest in Albania, in the Albanian media outlet Vizion Plus.
Panorama – US Public Prosecutor on McGonigal: If someone from abroad is paying an official, it endangers the national security
“The ‘McGonigal’ case, the former FBI official accused of abuse of official position, receiving Russian money, has shaken US politics. Following these accusations comes a strong reaction from US Attorney General Merrick Garland. He categorically said that if someone from abroad is paying an official, it endangers the national security of the United States”, reports Albanian daily Panorama.
RTV 21 –MPs debated until late in the night, Kurti: The “Association” does not pass in government
“Kosovo MPs discussed the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue until 2.00 am, and during this time the government conflicted with the opposition MPs in relation to the European plan, which was agreed on Monday in Brussels.
Prime Minister Albin Kurti said that the ‘Association’ does not pass in government, though it did pass in Parliament. The head of the session for dialogue added that the content has not changed for the worse. He added that Serbia did not succeed to impose implementation of the ‘Association” as a precondition”, reports RTV21.
Bota Sot: “Serbia accepts Kosovo as a state in each paragraph, Article 4 leads to the UN”
“In each paragraph of the agreement, Kosovo is a state, Vucic deceived the Serbian MPs and citizens”, said vice-president of the Serbian People’s Party, Sandra Rashkovic Ivic, speaking about the draft proposal of the European Union for normalization of relations between Kosovo and Serbia”, reports Kosovo daily Bota Sot.
KlanKosova: In the “Brezovica” action, 84 thousand euros and 22 cars confiscated
The Basic Prosecutor’s Office of Ferizaj initiated a major action on the “Brezovica” case, and so far 15 people have been arrested. The prosecutor for the case, Rasim Malok, announced that 84 thousand euros and 22 cars have been confiscated, reports Kosovo’s KlanKosovaTV.
Syri Net: About the Preamble
“Even the Preamble of the text of the Agreement between Kosovo and Serbia (French-German plan), except for the textual explanation, does not produce any obligations that directly derive from it, nor does it explicitly indicate the fact that the preamble has more importance than provisions (11 articles of the text) .“, an excerpt from the column “About the Preamble” by author Vigan Qorrolli, published in the Kosovo media outlet Syri Net.
Translation: N. Cvetkovska