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highest office has long struggled in the Balkan country. Now, the Albanian parliament the former Interior Minister Bujar Nishani elected as President - accompanied by protests: Several Members of the opposition abstained from voting.
Tirana / Hamburg - After several failed attempts, Karen Millen Dresses the Albanian parliament has elected the former Interior Minister Bujar Nishani as the new president. The opposition was voting on Monday in the capital Tirana to protest not participate.
The government had Nishani nominated for the office, after their previous candidates had jumped unexpectedly shortly after his nomination on Monday. Why the economic expert Artan Hoxha himself out of the race took, although the government coalition had enough votes for his election, remained unclear.
The 45-year-old Nishani was chosen on Monday by 73 votes. Karen Millen For his Karen Millen Dress choice of at least 71 votes of the 140-seat Parliament were necessary. MPs of the opposition Socialist Party were present at the vote while participating, but not of it. The Party leader Edi Rama said that the unilateral nomination Nishanis ruling by the Democrats of undermining the country's goal of joining the European Union.
Before the vote in Parliament on Monday three attempts had failed to elect a president after the government and the opposition could not agree on a common candidate. Nishani replaces President Bamir Topi, whose term expires in July.
Albania is hamstrung since 2009 by a domestic political crisis. The socialist opposition accuses the party of Prime Minister Sali Berisha of election fraud and corruption. The internal political dissension had recently also the approach of NATO to the European Union affected the country.
Although Albania is a parliamentary democracy, which determines the prime minister's political action. But the president has an important function at the top of the judicial system and is also head of the armed forces.