Opposition protests in parliament

Opposition protests in parliament

Pristina, October 2, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Elton Tota

Leader of LDK, Isa Mustafa, that of Self Determination, Albin Kurti, that of AAK, Ramush Haradinaj and leader of Incentive for Kosovo, Fatmir Limaj, have held speeches today in parliament, in front of their MPs, in order to express their discontent about the postponement of the session by the chairwoman of the session, Flora Brovina.

In his speech, leader of LDK, Isa Mustafa said that they gathered in this hall not to hold the constitutive session, but to express their discontent about the postponement of the session that was scheduled to take place today.

“We’re not here to hold a session, but to express our discontent. We’re here to say that the state needs parliamentarism”, said Mustafa.

“We will demand that the constitutive session be held in the middle of next week at the latest”, added Mustafa.

Mustafa’s speech was followed by that of the leader of Self Determination, Albin Kurti, who also said that the opposition MPs gathered in parliament to express their discontent about the unfair and unlawful postponements of the constitutive sessions of the parliament of Kosovo.

“The party in power, which has left Kosovo without a republic, is attempting to leave it without a parliament too”, said Kurti.

He said that opposition parties have joined around a coalition in order for crime and corruption to be fought and to offer better perspective to the citizens.

“We have pledged to continue our joint efforts. Next week we will have the next session”, said the leader of Self Determination.

Meanwhile, prime minister nominees, leader of AAK, Ramush Haradinaj, said that the recent events prove the damage that PDK is causing to the institutions of the country.

“They way how the session was postponed is a great damage for the country and this damage will not go unpunished”, said Haradinaj, adding that the opposition bloc will call for the holding of next session by collecting signatures form MPs.

Leader of Incentive for Kosovo, Fatmir Limaj said that present in parliament are more than half of MPs to make it clear that the postponement of the constitutive session was unfair.

“We’re here today as a majority to say that Kosovo must form its institutions as soon as possible. We will find a solution for the formation of institutions in compliance with the Constitution and majority”, said Limaj. /ibna/