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The former Prime Minister has said that he has been banned from entering the UK

The former Prime Minister has said that he has been banned from entering the UK

Albania’s former prime minister and president Sali Berisha said on Friday he has been banned from entering Britain for alleged involvement in organized crime and corruption, charges he denies. On Thursday, the British Embassy in Tirana tweeted “This week the UK took action against a number of Albanians linked to crime and corruption”.Without naming them though.

“slander”

Sali Berisha, 77, Albania’s first democratically elected president since the fall of communism and current leader of the main opposition party, said he was on a list of people banned from entering the UK. “I have been informed by letter that the Home Secretary has decided to ban my entry into the UK”He clarified, pointing out that the document implicates him “Organized Crime and Criminal Groups”He is an accusation “Disgusting”.

He accused his main political opponent, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, and American billionaire George Soros of being behind the charges against him. He was barred from entering the US last year “Corrupt Activities During His Prime Ministership”. A cardiologist by profession, he founded the Democratic Party (centre-right) in 1990 and two years later was elected the first non-communist president of the Balkan country, a position he held until 1997. Berisha’s party won in 2005. Assembly elections. He was the Prime Minister till 2013.

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