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US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State,Palmer: General elections to reflect the will of the people

  • 1/13/2021 10:07 AM
US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State,Palmer: General elections to reflect the will of the people

The US expects that the next parliamentary elections of April 25 in Albania, will reflect the will of the voters in the formation of a new parliament. US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Matthew Palmer, in an interview with journalist Lutfi Dervishi, shared this message for the political class. "First of all, I would like to congratulate the Albanian citizens for the progress made in the democratic achievements. The agreement on electoral reform was really encouraging, based on the ODHIR recommendations. We want to see the implementation of these rules of the agreement and that the elections in April held in a way that is fair, transparent and in which the political class is accountable. And we want the opinion of the voters to be expressed in the ballot boxes and for this to be reflected in the composition of the parliament and in the policies that reflect the ambitions "The wishes of the Albanian people. This is how democracy works and we are really hopeful that the elections in April will secure and fulfill these ambitions." - said Palmer in Front.