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Albania: Ruling party moves to trigger a procedure of dismissal of the President

TIRANA – The spokesperson of the Albanian government, Elisa Spiropali declared yesterday that the ruling Socialist Party has decided to launch procedures for the impeachment of the President of Republic, Ilir Meta, following his decision to cancel local elections which were going to be held on June 30. According to the Constitution, the impeachment will have to be supported by the two-thirds majority of MPs. In the meantime, Central Electoral Commission decides to continue with the preparation of the elections despite internal disagreements, Albanian Daily News reports.

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