Despite the PDK prime ministerial candidate’s vocal opposition to corruption throughout his election campaign, Kadri Veseli welcomed Sadik Halitjaha, one of 12 individuals indicted in the investigation into the false war veterans registration scandal, as a member of PDK on Monday.
After the resignation of Kosovo’s Prime Minister in July, a meeting of the Chairmanship of the Assembly on Monday looks set to schedule a motion of no confidence in the government, which if approved will result in snap elections to be held within 45 days.
PDK leader Kadri Veseli’s initiative to remove all members indicted for corruption appears to have been ignored by the majority of his party, BIRN reports, as indicted politicians sat front row at PDK’s pre-electoral meeting on Monday.
As news of PDK’s dismissal of party officials holding corruption indictments unfolds, so do fresh appointments of board members with links to PDK to Kosovo’s public enterprises. Valmir Ismaili asks, does this revived push for anti-corruption smell like diversion tactics, or more like early elections?