While Albania has been going through a political crisis for the past two months with the opposition setting up a tent in front of the Prime Minister’s office, with the request for the formation of a technocrat government, which would hold the general elections, scheduled to take place on June 18, the second round for the election of the new President has failed in Parliament.
The first round of the election of the head of the state was held two days ago and with the opposition boycotting parliamentary proceedings as a sign of protest, the majority decided to pass on to the second round, which was held today, but which still didn’t yield any possible nominations.
Meanwhile, the election of the president of the country goes through five rounds in parliament. In the first three rounds, the president needs 84 votes, while in the two last rounds, 71 votes are enough to elect the new president of the country. /balkaneu.com/