Tahiri returns to parliament amid controversy, opposition boycotts session

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times April 19, 2018 23:33

Tahiri returns to parliament amid controversy, opposition  boycotts session

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  • Under criminal investigation for alleged ties with a drugs gang, the former interior minister is seen by Albania’s opposition as a symbol of impunity for government officials tied to crime after Socialist MPs vetoed prosecutors’ efforts to arrest him.

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TIRANA, April 19 – After six months of parliamentary absence, former Minister of Interior Saimir Tahiri returned Thursday to the Albanian parliament as an independent lawmaker. Local media reported Tahiri

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times April 19, 2018 23:33