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Constitutional Court battle begins over Albania’s top archaeological site

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Hearings in Albania’s Constitutional Court will start soon after the opposition Democratic Party filed a lawsuit against the law granting a concession for the National Park of Butrint. Albania’s most famous archaeological site Butrint was inhabited from prehistory and has ruins dating from ancient Greek through Roman to Venetian times. Citing the need to help develop the site and boost tourism, the government granted an 10-year concession for Butrint to a private foundation, but critics say the agreement is not transparent and should be scrapped. The lawsuit was filed by Democratic Party MP In…

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