Albania: Under EU’s Watch

Politics ♦ Published: April 24, 2013; 13:20 ♦ (Vindobona)

Brussels called for further modernizations of the judiciary in Albania before the EU considers Accession talks with the country. Futhermore the union announced to keep a close eye on the elections in June.

Albania: Under EU’s Watch / Picture: ©

According to the EU, Albania’s justice is not independent, efficient and liable enough since – for instance – high-level officials and judges are granted immunity. Moreover, Albania is now forced to improve measures against corruption and organized crime. Furthermore, the EU wants the Balkan country to make progresses for the protection of minorities such as Roma citizens,…