Kosovo's president threatens to approach constitutional court over party leader's delay in naming prime minister

By Xhorxhina Bami, 14 January
President Hashim Thaci of Kosovo (photo credit: Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äußeres/flickr)
President Hashim Thaci of Kosovo (photo credit: Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äußeres/flickr)
After Albin Kurti, leader of the winning Vetevendosje party, in the October 2019 snap elections again refused to name a possible prime minister, President Hashim Thaci has written back that he might ask the Constitutional Court of Kosovo to clarify the constitutional and legal position. “The constitutional responsibility of the President is to make the institutions functional … and he is obliged to take all necessary steps to fulfill this obligation, not excluding requests addressed to the Constitutional Court to clarify any constitutional and legal ambiguities, in order to enable the functionalization of new institutions as soon as possible,” Thaci’s office said on Monday.
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