The incumbent Minister of Justice, Albulena Haxhiu, has said that citizens have the right to be angry about what is happening with President Hashim Thaçi’s decree, including the Constitutional Court.
Through a Facebook post, she hinted that the Court’s decision had been taken and that it had been made public before the institution itself did so.
“Citizens have every right to be angry. On the one hand it is said ‘do not interfere in the independence of the Court’, and on the other hand their first orientations are circulating to some, including in the media! How is it possible to know the verdict and the way of voting, without being made public yet by the Court ?! If so, then this is not the independence of the Court. Such a decision is a harbinger of the verdict for the interests of Thaçi and those who lost the elections and were abandoned by the people. The court, in its mandate, has only the interpretation of the Constitution and not its amendment. Only the Government, the President and 1/4 of the deputies can propose constitutional amendments, but then they must be voted by the Assembly. According to the Constitution, there is no deadline for the mandator. The court cannot set a deadline. This would destroy the constitutional order and democracy.
She did not say what the decision of the CC is.
Until May 29, the CC is expected to take a decision on the president’s decree, through which he has mandated Avdullah Hoti of the LDK as prime minister.
VV has said that only as the winning party of the last elections does it belong to the formation of the government. The Kurti government was overthrown on March 25 with a no-confidence motion, initiated by the LDK, which was also a partner in the executive branch.