Tag: ahmeti
Macedonia 26.01.23 | 21:58

Ahmeti’s inner circle reveals details about his ill-gotten wealth

Fatmir Limani, close relative of DUI leader Ali Ahmeti who has turned to revealing Ahmeti’s corruption and abuse of office, published details about his inexplicable wealth. In a Facebook comment, which Limani titled “the seraglios of Ali pasha”, Limani asks Ahmeti to explain who owns...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 18:00

Ali Ahmeti’s nephew was arrested for drug smuggling

Musa Ahmeti, nephew of the most powerful Albanian politician in the country Ali Ahmeti, has been arrested for alleged drug trafficking a month ago. Alfa TV reports that Musa Ahmeti (34) was detained in the family’s stronghold of Zajas, near Kicevo. During a raid, the police found marijuana, cocaine,...

Macedonia 24.01.23 | 13:48

Ahmeti tries to keep his coalition with Kovacevski intact, promotes the new highway deal

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti, who is facing an unprecedented revolt from party officials, called on his supporters that a “European front” is made. Ahmeti is looking to bring other Albanian parties in the coalition, mainly the Alliance of Albanians, to preserve the Government he rules together...

Macedonia 22.01.23 | 10:10

Ahmeti insists that Macedonians will have stronger autonomy when working together with Albanians

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti continues his tour of the country, in which he is campaigning to keep his party together against pressure from a rival faction led by Izet Mexhiti. During this latest tour, he also addressed ethnic Macedonians, telling them that “our Macedonian fellow citizens can’t...

Macedonia 17.01.23 | 20:38

Leader of the new DUI faction warns party leader Ahmeti that he is losing touch with reality

Izet Mexhiti, the former Mayor of Skopje’s Chair district who now leads the DUI party faction opposed to leader Ali Ahmeti, said that Ahmeti is on the verge of losing touch with reality. “Ali Ahmeti is our leader, and we supported him for 20 years. We are prepared to continue to support him....

Macedonia 25.12.22 | 22:45

Police official close to DUI allowed a wanted criminal to escape

A report by the Kod investigative outfit alleges that two border police officers allowed a wanted criminal from Albania to flee the country, and that the escape was facilitated by a police official from the ruling DUI party. Sokol Bibaj is one of the over 200 foreign citizens who were given Macedonian...

Macedonia 06.12.22 | 22:20

Ahmeti met with Ambassador Aggeler after her announcement that the US is preparing new sanctions for corrupt local officials

US Ambassador to Macedonia Angela Aggeler met with DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti on a day of high drama, after she announced that a team from the United States is in Macedonia to look into introducing new sanctions against active corrupt politicians. Aggeler said that her high priority will be to see serious...

Macedonia 06.11.22 | 11:47

As Kosovo heats up again, Ahmeti calls on the Hague to release all UCK commanders

As tensions in Kosovo are on the rise with the local Serbian population throwing out Albanian rule, DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti came out with a call that Albanian guerrilla commanders are freed from prison. Ahmeti was a commander in the 1999 Kosovo war before he started the 2001 war in Macedonia. I’m...

Macedonia 31.10.22 | 22:25

Albanian opposition parties turn on Ahmeti over the issue of the Albanian language

Albanian opposition parties demand a meeting with DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti, to coordinate on the proposed constitutional amendments. Macedonia is under pressure to amend the Constitution and include the Bulgarians in its preamble. But the Albanian parties, who otherwise strongly support the change,...

Macedonia 29.10.22 | 12:25

Another showdown in the DUI party

Another meeting meant to put an end to factional infighting in the DUI party begins today. Party leader Ali Ahmeti will have his key government officials report before the new party leadership, which now includes members from the rebellious Skopje faction led by Izet Mexhiti. The party leadership is...

Macedonia 14.10.22 | 23:40

Reports that Ahmeti agreed to remove his right hand man Artan Grubi from the leadership of the DUI party

Telma TV is reporting that DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti has agreed to remove his deputy Artan Grubi from the party leadership. Grubi is the main target of a large faction of angry DUI officials, who want more say in the running of the party. The rival factions met near Tetovo yesterday, and initial reports...

Macedonia 14.10.22 | 17:19

Ahmeti is unable to seal the rift in his DUI party

Fokus reports that the key coalition partner DUI has failed to reach agreement and that party leader Ali Ahmeti is so far unable to reconcile the feuding factions. Ahmeti, and with him the Government, face losing at least three seats in Parliament, as dissatisfied party officials demand the removal of...

Macedonia 11.05.22 | 22:48

VMRO-DPMNE will win 61 seats in the next elections, and will not allow DUI to control Macedonian politics any longer

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski expects that his party will win 61 votes and will be able to form a stable Government following the early general elections he is calling for. In an interview with Telma TV, Mickoski said that the next Government will not be held hostage to Ali Ahmeti’s DUI...

Macedonia 02.05.22 | 21:23

Nationalist Albanian parade in Slupcane

The nationalist celebration in Slupcane, where the Albanian DUI party honored its NLA/UCK terrorist faction, was a parade of triumphant chest-thumping by DUI leader Ali Ahmeti. Ahmeti bragged that Macedonia can’t exist without his party and will have no future without DUI/UCK. The National Liberation...

Macedonia 02.05.22 | 18:29

Ahmeti warns that Macedonia can have no future without his UCK

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti spoke at the opening of the huge monument to the National Liberation Army (NLA/UCK), the terrorist organization which he led and with which he sparked a brief civil war in Macedonia in 2001. The 20 meters tall pillar with a black Albanian eagle on top is built in the village...

Macedonia 07.04.22 | 22:29

Ahmeti wants the opposition parties who called for boycott of the census to be held responsible for its failures

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti asked that parties who called for boycott of the census are held responsible. That is his response to the allegations that the chaotically organized census led to great undercounting of ethnic Macedonians – as 132,000 in the country and likely hundreds of thousands in...

Macedonia 18.02.22 | 11:42

Albanian leaders celebrated Kosovo’s independence by wearing the keche scullcap

Albanian political leaders gathered at the Albanian Theater to celebrate Kosovo’s independence day. The event was curious in the choice of the organizers to dedicate it to the Albanian scullcap, also known as keche or plis. DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti and many officials from his and other parties...

Macedonia 05.02.22 | 22:01

Ahmeti filmed singing a song dedicated to the brutal Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha

The Almakos news site published a video in which DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti is filmed singing a song dedicated to former Albanian communist dictator Enver Hoxha. Ahmeti really pours his heart into the song for the brutal dictator. Hoxha ruled Albania with an iron fist, alienating it even from the Warsaw...

Macedonia 18.01.22 | 21:40

Ahmeti calls on the Government to accept Petkov’s demands and amends the Macedonian Constitution

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti called on Macedonia to accept the demands put forward by Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov, starting with including the Bulgarian nation to the Preamble of the Constitution. Ahmeti, whose power over his coalition with SDSM keeps growing, made the statement after meeting...

Macedonia 28.12.21 | 15:36

Ahmeti announces that he will keep pushing SDSM to make concessions to Bulgaria

DUI leader Ali Ahmeti announced that he will keep pushing SDSM into making additional concessions to Bulgaria. In a meeting with the press, Ahmeti said that he agrees with the Bulgarian demand to add the Bulgarian community to the list of constituent nations of Macedonia named in the Preamble of the...

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