2017 in Albania

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2017
in
Albania

Decades:
See also: Other events of 2017
List of years in Albania

The following lists events in the year 2017 in Albania.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

February[edit]

  • 18 February - The opposition during a protest held in Tirana, announced that all the opposition parties will boycott the parliament because of the current situation in the country.

March[edit]

  • 12 March - Four ministers of the government resign amid corruption accusations by the opposition.[1]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • 9 May - Albania competes in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with Lindita Halimi and her song World but fails to qualify for the grand final
  • 18 May - Political leaders met in Tirana, accepting the package deal offered by the EU and US. The political crisis came to an end.
  • 23 May - New caretaker government voted in the parliament. Six ministers and the vice-prime minister, proposed by the opposition, were voted by majority. [2]

June[edit]

  • 25 June - Voters go to the polls to vote in a parliamentary election which would determine the EU's enlargement with Albania joining.[3]

December[edit]

  • 1 December At least one person dies after heavy flooding with another three injured and 18 homes destroyed. [4]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]