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Brizida Gjikondi sheds light on the strong behind-the-scenes: Here's the scheme that Ilir Meta is using to escape from the arrest of SPAK, just as he did with the video of Dritan Prifti

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The well-known activist and lawyer, Brizida Gjikondi, has commented on the latest political developments. In an interview for "SOT" newspaper, Mrs. Gjikondi spoke about the investigations of the Special Prosecutor's Office against the "Meta" family, the decision of the Court of Appeal to give the seal to Sali Berisha, the developments in the SP and the government of Prime Minister Rama. The lawyer also showed the scheme that Meta is using to escape from the clutches of SPAK. According to Gjikondi, his attempts will fail. She also said that the message from the American Embassy to the group that supports Berisha was also for Prime Minister Rama.

-Ms. Gjikondi, 24 hours after his wife Kryemadhi had ascended the stairs of the Special Prosecutor's Office, Ilir Meta appeared at SPAK on Thursday, June 13, 2024. For over 3 hours and 20 minutes, the head of PL was asked about the same issue, wealth, money and lobbying in the USA. He was questioned by the prosecutor of the wealth investigation and lobbying file in Washington, Sotir Kllapi, but both at the entrance and at the exit he had strong accusations against the head of SPAK, without leaving aside the insulting labels. Do you think that the noose is narrowing and that the time has come for Ilir Meta to face justice?

I think it's not only time for him to face justice, but it's overdue. For people like Meta, who have greatly damaged the image and national morale of Albania, but he is being embarrassed in front of the Albanians as a character as well. It is not only the punishment of justice, but it is also the punishment that the people have given him even before with their feelings and with their own recognition of the Albanians. Now he is morally undone in front of the Albanians. Even the attacks they make against Duman are ridiculous and cannot be taken seriously because seeing his actions, once climbing the mountains and once diving into the Shala river, he is always trying to be in the center of attention and shows its instability. These are strange because I tell them they are brave, they rob Albanians and commit various crimes that are being discovered, but they are very cowardly when they are discovered because they cannot bear the responsibility.

-Meanwhile, Ilir Meta sees the call to SPAK as pointless, since all the actions for which they are being held accountable are done by others referring to Kryemadhi, whom he describes as an associate of SPAK. Is it normal for a man to "sell" his wife? Or the pressure of SPAK's tongs has upset the balance...

These are also undone as human beings, since no matter what the situation is, a man does not sell his wife and as if she has responsibility, since it is the husband's responsibility to bear responsibility towards his wife and children. Despite the fact that they have long been a business more than a family. But since they have three children, a husband never sells his wife and therefore his family. Certainly Meta would not take over anything since he said that I was involved in politics and Monika was involved in buying and selling, which shows that during the cooperation they become paranoid as if everyone is betraying them, using tricks and everyone wants to punish or poison him because they become paranoid. They had learned badly that in 30 years they were used to not finding anything for them and they remembered that nothing would be found for them again. He has seen the benefit of the pressure, after and when he was reported for the block in his hand with Dritan Prifti, then he held a very wild press conference with very vulgar language. Therefore, Meta always thinks that he is selling his guilt to the pressures he puts on justice or his opponents. On the other hand, he makes a scenario as if SPAK depends on Rama and Rama orders SPAK as such, convincing Albanians that I am politically persecuted and not that I have committed crimes. All these are bluffs that even he himself does not believe and has seen the benefit of these pressures. I would like SPAK to be more dynamic with people like Meta, as such it damages his image and you cannot let a person like Meta go free who is not difficult to prove his connections with crime and corruption. It doesn't take so long to extend SPAK with a character like Ilir Meta.

- The Court of Appeal put an end to the saga of clashes between the two DP groups, finally giving the seal to Sali Berisha. With this decision, Berisha returns to the head of the DP, the largest opposition party in the country. But there is a problem, Berisha is being investigated by SPAK and has been declared "non-grata" by the USA and Great Britain. Is it normal for the largest opposition party to be led by a politician who is being investigated for corruption and sanctioned by allies?

Është shumë e dhimbshme që Berisha po shkon drejt të 80-ave e ça kishte për t’i dhënë Shqipërisë, ia dha, me të gjithë kuptimin e fjalës, me të mirat dhe të këqijat e tij, e personalisht mendoj më shumë me të keq ku vazhdon dhe mban peng PD dhe indirekt dhe opozitën shqiptare. Ai ishte një vendim i pastër politik, nuk ishte vendim gjyqësor apo i bazuar në ligj apo në prova. Unë mendoj që presioni për atë vendim ka qenë shumë i madh dhe për politikën shqiptare. Nuk përjashtoj nga ky vendim të gjithë palët. Mendoj që fillesat e këtij vendimi, janë te komisionet ose te marrëveshja Çuçi-Bardhi, ku bënë një marrëveshje të dy dhe kjo është një nga pikat e marrëveshjes. Siç mendoj që edhe Basha ka qenë në dijeni, pasi Basha ka shumë sekrete në sirtar. Sekrete që besoj familja Berisha ia mbajnë peng dhe për gjithë këtë 2 vjeçar qëkur Berisha është shpallur non-grata, ka qenë shumë apatik, shumë i tërhequr e gati-gati inekzistent pikërisht që të linte në pah ndërlidhjen e Berishës e gjoja energjinë e tij, por pikërisht për të treguar se opozita e vërtetë është Berisha. Basha indirekt e ka ndihmuar Berishën për të arrirë këtu ku arriti. Por më ka bërë përshtypje shumë deklarata e ambasadës së SHBA në Tiranë, ishte një deklaratë e mençur pasi kishte të bënte dhe me krahun e Ramës. Ajo deklaratë i tërhiqte vëmendjen dhe atyre që e vlerësonin të bashkëpunonin me personat ‘non-grata’. Përveçse konfirmonin që ne nuk ndryshojmë qëndrim me personat ‘non-grata’, i tërhiqnin vëmendje dhe atyre që mendonin se mund të bashkëpunonin me ‘non-gratat’. Mendoj që kjo deklaratë ishte shumë e fortë dhe për PS të cilës mund t’i leverdis një qenie e kalbur si Berisha sesa të krijojë mundësinë të hyjë në një linjë të re.

- Lulzim Basha ndërkohë ka paralajmëruar rekurs të vendimit të Apelit dhe ndërkohë dhe krijimin e një partie të re. Si ju duket kjo lëvizje?

Lëvizja e Bashës duket hipokrite pasi para se të bënte këtë gjoja ankimin në rekurs ku do të bënte rekursin në Gjykatën e Apelit, ka vajtur dhe ka hequr të gjitha simbolet nga partia e tij. Kur është bërë gjyqi asnjë nga përfaqësuesit e lartë të Bashës nuk ka qenë i pranishëm por vetëm avokatët. Ndryshe nga krahu i Berishës që ishin si ansambël, nga ana e Bashës nuk ishte asnjë. Ai madje hoqi simbolet duke treguar hapur skenarin që ndodh shpesh në politikën shqiptare. Ai ka hequr simbolet dhe tregon se rekursi është kot sa për t’i hedhur hi syve e për të thënë se ja unë e bëra.

- Kryeministri Edi Rama duket se ka futur në ankth deputetët. Në Asamblenë e PS të mbajtur online, Rama deklaroi se do të ndryshohet skema e përcaktimit të listës së kandidatëve për deputetë në zgjedhjet e 2025. Kjo do të thotë se shumë nga deputetët aktualë mund të largohen. A është kjo një lëvizje strategjike për të spastruar partinë nga ata që kanë probleme me SPAK?

I believe that is. I think that regardless of the internal mechanisms used by the political parties in Albania, to shake the stagnant waters, the mechanism sanctioned by the legal code is very ugly and distorted. These are the tactics that Mr. Rama uses within his party, since he has the biggest problem with corruption in this 11-year-old. They can do any kind of tactics to get out of corruption, but in the spirit and philosophy of that party, I don't see any passion against corruption. The people that Rama chooses, maybe they were not the right ones and his approach should be different because you can't make a whole country dirty and it will seem like there are no honest Albanians but only corrupt ones, and that's it. does how one and the other, they will come out corrupt again. I think that Rama has a big challenge in terms of mentality and not in terms of tolerance. I think that he tolerated them and took them as a tribute that he should pay to the people he takes close. But this is not true because there are plenty of people who work honestly and know that they are paid for the work they do and that's it. They don't have to create corruption schemes in the administrations or in the municipalities so that from here we get the salary, from here we create private businesses and through them manage to get money from public tenders in the sectors where they work. I really hope that Edi Rama will seriously and deeply make it a cell for changing the spirit of that party.

- SP celebrated the 33rd anniversary of its foundation and meanwhile this majority has been in power for 11 years. What do you think of Rama's government and why should citizens vote for you?

The electoral system in Albania has left no room for new directions. The old Albanian political class has functioned in such a way as to suffocate the small parties by capturing the media, businesses and everything is in order for this bipolar political class to survive between DP and SP. As for Rama's government, I appreciate the women ministers, even though they are elected, some women have tangible results and it turns out that they have not become dirty. But let's not forget that within the SP there are divisive intrigues.

Interviewed by: Xhoana Vrani?i

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