Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Kosovo: LDK presidency nominates Sejdiu as candidate for party leader

Text of report in English by independent internet news agency KosovaLive

Prishtina [Pristina], 5 September: The presidency of the Democratic League of Kosova [Kosovo] (LDK) in its regular meeting held today, with majority of votes nominated [Kosovo President] Fatmir Sejdiu as a candidate for the head of LDK, who will compete with [former Kosovo Assembly Speaker] Nexhat Daci.

However, Kosova's President Fatmir Sejdiu has still not confirmed on whether he accepts this nomination or not.

Deputy head of LDK Eqrem Kryeziu said that presidency had the legitimacy to make a nomination during the election assembly for the head of LDK.

Whereas, former deputy Prime Minister Adem Salihaj considered the meeting as very hard one, adding that there were tensions as well.

Meanwhile, Kryeziu considers the proposal of President Sejdiu as important. According to him, the Assembly can consider the procedures that were implemented today.

Source: KosovaLive website, Pristina, in English 5 Sep 06

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