Electoral reform/Political Council due to convene on May 26

TIRANA, May 23 /ATA/- The next roundtable of the Negotiating Group tasked by the Political Council on Electoral Reform will take place on May 26, at the Palace of Congresses.

The official announcement of the SP clarifies that, “Since Eid falls on Monday and consequently a day off, the OSCE has enabled the reservation of the meeting room of the working group for electoral reform, on May 26, at 11 o’clock at the Palace of Congresses ”.

Democratic Party Chairman Lulzim Basha said yesterday that the opposition will continue to sit at the Electoral Reform table.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Edi Rama welcomed Basha’s decision, emphasizing that, “The return of the non-Parliamentary opposition to the table of Electoral Reform is to be welcomed! Better late than never and hope this time until the end of this protracted process, because time is short and with good will consensus can be reached quickly.

The opposition’s decision to continue working at the Electoral Reform table was also welcomed by the US Ambassador in Tirana Yuri Kim and the Ambassador of the European Union Delegation Luigi Soreca./m.m/ /a.g/p.s./