Thousands of Albanians Went to the Streets to Demand the Resignation of the Prime Minister
Thousands of Albanians went to the streets on Saturday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Edi Rama.
Demonstrators clashed with the police as they tried to enter the prime minister’s office in the capital Tirana.
Four demonstrators and two police officers were injured during the clash, according to the Albanian Ministry of Health and Social Protection.
Opposition parties, the Democratic Party of Albania (PD) and the Socialist Movement for Integration (LSI), organized the protest. They are demanding for better economic conditions.
The opposition parties are also calling for Rama's resignation and the formation of a new government that would organize early elections.
On social media, Albanian President Ilir Meta called for a nonviolent protest.
"Citizens should be free to protest and respect the institutions," Meta said.
On social media, Rama said: "This is not Albania, they are not Albanians."
Rama won a second term as Albania's PM in 2017.
We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!
- » The Kremlin Supports the Serbs in Kosovo - The West blames Pristina
- » Stoltenberg: NATO will deploy 700 more soldiers in Kosovo
- » 25 NATO soldiers were Injured in Clashes in Kosovo
- » Clashes between police and Serbs in Northern Kosovo
- » The Situation in Northern Kosovo is Calm - Vucic no longer Leader of his Party
- » Vucic raised the Combat Readiness of the Army and ordered the Serbs to March towards Kosovo