Albanian PM Rama files defamation lawsuit against Kosovo’s Haradinaj
minister, Edi Rama, has filed a defamation lawsuit against Kosovo’s outgoing
prime minister Ramush Haradinaj for his statements that Rama joined presidents
of Kosovo and Serbia in their plan on swapping territories between the two countries.
Kosovo-based online portal betimi per Drejtesi Albanian PM Rama on Wednesday
filed the lawsuit with the Basic Court in Pristina. Rama took Haradinaj to the
court for as he said making slanderous statements against him appearing in
several TV programs stating that Rama that jointly with Kosovo president Hashim
Thaci and Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic initiated the idea on exchange of
territories which was opposed by Haradinaj.
Haradinaj late on
Wednesday commented the news on alleged lawsuit stating that Rama’s lawsuit is
ungrounded “This is just a political diversion aimed at simulating a media
spectacle to avoid his responsibilities,” Haradinaj said. “Our nation and
Kosovo have people who are capable of protecting national interests at any
time,” Haradinaj wrote.
PM Rama has continuously accused presidents of Kosovo and Serbia as well as
Albanian PM Rama, for promoting the idea on land swap between Kosovo and
Serbia. Haradinaj is opposing the idea stating that every change of border to
the region would have catastrophic consequences. /GazetaExpress/