Berisha continues to talk about the coup, instead Rama repeats that it was a spontaneous reaction and not orchestrated. For his part, Attorney General Ina Rama asked the United States for help in investigating the events of 21 last January.
The coup, putch, coup, or other definitions that stand for "subversion of the constitutional order" increasingly take shape in Berisha's public statements. After the establishment of the Parliamentary Investigation Commission on Sunday 23 January, from Monday the Prime Minister started a sort of anti-blast Tour. Meetings with State Police officers, Republican Guard officers, representatives of the Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces. Then, a ceremony to receive from the policeman who recovered him from the ground, the Albanian flag launched by the protesters towards the cordon of the police. And finally a press conference. Same words, few concepts but all clear. Berisha thanked the Police and the Guard for resisting the mercenary phalanx and reconstructed the coup plan, remembering that one can die in coups d'état. He took it with Attorney General Ina Rama, the secret services, and some police officers who would become part of this plan. On the other hand, it has been shown that the leaders of the Republican Guard are being investigated in a state of freedom. But the news of the day was the joint press conference of Attorney General Ina Rama with US ambassador Alexander Arvizu. The Public Prosecutor's Office requested assistance from the United States to investigate the facts of the 21 in January, in a way to guarantee impartial investigations. The Prosecutor Rama wanted to emphasize that the State Police did not receive any request to investigate the coup, but rather requests related to damage to public property. Furthermore, for the Attorney General, the execution of 6 arrest warrants for Republican Guard officials would serve to shed light on what happened.
For his part, Ambassador Arvizu positively welcomed the request for assistance on the investigation which will also be sent to Washington. Arvizu asked Berisha and Rama to cancel or postpone the demonstrations, because the main issue is to investigate the causes that generated what happened on the January 21. A recommendation taken into consideration by Berisha who stated in his press conference that he wanted to eventually postpone the demonstration on Saturday 29 January precisely because requested by Arvizu but also by other ambassadors present in Tirana. But he hasn't decided yet.
Instead, the socialist leader Edi Rama decided to go on Friday January 28 even though he met with Arvizu both on Monday and yesterday. He declared it to the program "5 questions from Babaramo", broadcast on News24 TV. For Rama, next Friday's demonstration will pay tribute to the 3 people killed and do not want to cultivate fear but trust. Instead, that of last Friday would not have gone beyond the limits of a spontaneous reaction to the provocations of those who directed the intervention of the police. Rama denounces the unprecedented violence reserved for police detainees. One of them, the Fiqiri Xibri trade unionist, is in serious condition and is admitted to the Military Hospital.
From the 21 January, there is a sort of counter-productive polarization for both sides. Berisha and the Democrats project their identification with the rule of law and institutions. Instead Rama and the socialists identify with the people and the citizens. Emblematic of the fact that we often find Berisha among the police, thanking them for their resistance to gang violence. Instead Rama in the funerals of the three people killed or among the wounded protesters, talking about peaceful resistance to achieve a better future. On the other hand, the political discourse, characterized by an unprecedented verbal violence, has become even more exclusive and exclusive.
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