Democratic Party

  • Political vetting, DP announces the initiative for constitutional changes

    The Democratic Party has proposed the initiative to carry out political vetting through constitutional changes. Opposition’s leader Basha says political vetting is essential because of the government’s criminal connections. Through this initiative, the Democratic Party intends to cleanse the politics from the incriminated politicians. According to Lulzim Basha, there...
  • DP against “border correction” between Kosovo and Serbia

    The Democratic Party is preparing a resolution over the border correction between Kosovo and Serbia. Democrats are against the idea of territorial exchange. In their resolution, DP wants to maintain the current borders and strongly supports the maintenance of the unitary form of government in the Republic of Kosovo. The...
  • DP: Bego’s company benefited tenders in violation of the law

    The Democratic Party says businessman Edmond Bego, convicted in Italy for involving in a criminal group has benefited from Tirana-Elbasan’s tender in violation of the law on public procurement. The opposition mentions the law according to which persons with criminal offenses cannot receive public money bidding. “The Law on...
  • Rama: Co-operation offer in September for DP

    Leaked perhaps by the conclusions of the European Council on the negotiations, the majority will offer to the opposition a co-operation platform in September. Prime Minister Edi Rama announced that he is working on the offer. The offered pact does not foresee power for the opposition. Klan Television has...
  • DP: Mafia executed Minister Xhafaj’s driver

    The Democratic Party declared on Saturday that Shkelzen Qordja, was executed by mafia. Democrats’ parliamentary group leader Edmond Spaho, said for the media that Interior Minister Fatmir Xhafaj’s driver was killed with 3 bullets. He accused Prime Minister Edi Rama and the government of trying to cover this event...
  • Xhafaj issue, Basha accuses SP to have undertaken a criminal plot

    The leader of the Democratic Party, Lulzim Basha, said during the assembly session that the witness for Xhafaj’s brother has been offered 200,000 EUR from Xhafaj’s people so that he could deny his declarations. “It is intended to cover the anti-legal plot, undertaken in cooperation with mafia structures to...
  • Basha: DP will be deeply transformed

    The Democratic Party will enter into a deep transformation process that “will precede the transformation of the country”.  This is what opposition’s leader Lulzim Basha stated at the end of DP’s headship meeting. Basha confirmed the 28 and 29 April as the date when the National Assembly of the...
  • DP resolution in the Assembly on the vote against the United States to the UN

    The Democratic Party has addressed a resolution demanding a motion to debate the Assembly regarding Albania’s vote against the UN resolution on recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. According to the Democrats, the Albanian government’s approval of these resolutions hits the US decision as a flagrant act...
  • State Police measures for Saturday’s protest

    The State Police has approved the request of the Democratic Party to hold a protest on 27 January 2018, from 12:00 to 16:00. The demonstration will take place at Boulevard “Dëshmorët e Kombit”. To guarantee the well-being of the rally, the State Police has taken numerous measures. Media sources...
  • Tahiri’s issue, DP submits new document at Serious Crimes Prosecution

    Democratic Party has submitted to the Serious Crimes Prosecution a document related to former Socialist Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri’s issue. According to the DP, the international insurance policy for Tahiri’s Audi car, platted “AA 003 GB” proves the former minister’s ties with Habilaj clan. The document is from April...
  • Basha: Together to combat the crime

    In front of the governing structures of the Democratic Party in Durres city, opposition’s leader Lulzim Basha said that the only way to end Albania’s hostage by what he calls “the government of crime” is the unification of Albanians at the protest invoked by the opposition on January 27th....
  • Youths Day/ Opposition’s leader appeal to new generations

    Democratic Party chairman Lulzim Basha has appealed on young people not to leave the country but to face and fight with the evil. Through a Facebook post, the Democrats’ leader says December 8 was the first European day in Albania. According to him, today the country is at a...
  • Basha in Brussels: EU skeptic about opening Albania’s negotiations

    Democratic Party leader Lulzim Basha held meetings with European officials during the visit that he is paying in Brussels. The Democrats’ leader met with leaders of the Democratic Party’s sister parties. During his speech at the EPP summit, Basha accused the Rama government that corruption and ties with politics...
  • DP: 800.000 Euro Sum belongs to Saimir Tahiri

    The Democratic Party is convinced that the money found in Orest Sota’s car by Elbasan police belong to Saimir Tahiri. Democrat MP Enkelejd Alibeaj says that the link between Sota and Tahiri is clear, despite the Prime Minister, Interior Minister and General Director of Police are trying to hide...
  • Opposition chief accuses PM Rama of ties with drug cultivation

    Democratic Party leader Lulzim Basha has directly accused Prime Minister Edi Rama for drug cultivation and trafficking in Albania. During his speech in Parliament, Basha compared Albania with Afghanistan and Edi Rama with the Talibans. “Prime Minister Rama is the main promoter of cannabis cultivation in Albania. His regime,...
  • SMI against VAT for small business

    Apart from Democratic Party, against the small business involvement in the VAT scheme is also positioned Socialist Movement for Integration (SMI). Parliamentary group chairman of this force, Petrit Vasili, said that the Prime Minister has decided to favor the oligarchs. Vasili calls on Rama, through the newly established Electoral...
  • Basha to foreign diplomats: Time to unveil crime-related politicians

    According to the Democratic Party leader, Lulzim Basha, the best way to fight crime is the dissolution of crime with the politics. In a conversation with journalists, Basha said that it’s time for the international diplomats to unveil the concrete names of crime-related politicians.  “The international community should speak...
  • Tensions in Parliament, DP blocks the podium

    Today’s parliamentary session has begun with a lot of tension and debate. Assembly Speaker Gramoz Ruçi has interrupted the parliament’s session twice after fierce debates with Democratic Party leader Lulzim Basha. Ruçi criticized Democrats for invading the podium. At this moment, the Democratic MPs stood up and surrounded the...
  • DP Resurrection/Bode: Re-election of DP chairman, a non-negotiable condition

    The platform promulgated by the Movement aimed at the resumption of the Democratic Party was officially conveyed to Democratic President Lulzim Basha. According to former Secretary-General of the Democratic Party, Ridvan Bode, the essence of the document signed by former senior leaders of this party, members of the Presidency...
  • Basha welcomes Kosovo PM: DP supports Kosovo on its EU integration path

    President of the Democratic Party Lulzim Basha received today in a meeting the Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, which is holding an official visit to Tirana. Lulzim Basha congratulated Haradinaj on his new office and with many responsibilities in the direction of the Kosovo government. Opposition’s leader said...
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