Greece will submit a note of protest to Albania in connection with the killing of the 35-year old Greek

Greece will submit a note of protest to Albania in connection with the killing of the 35-year old Greek

 Greece's Foreign Ministry will hand over a protest note to Albania's Ambassador to Athens, Adriana Hobdari, in connection with the killing of the Greek citizen Kostandinos Kaçifa by Albanian Police in Gjirokastra, Kostandinos Kachifa, who was a resident of the Greek minority.

According to information from the sources of the Greek Foreign Ministry, it is learned that a protest note will be handed to the Albanian Ambassador to Athens, Adriana Hobdari.

Yesterday, the citizen Kostandinos Kaçifa, who was a resident of the Greek minority, was killed while exchanging fire with Albanian Police forces in the Gjirokastra Region.

While in Greece are held protests after the tragedy by the far-right wing groups in front of the Albanian Embassy in Athens.

In a statement made yesterday by the Greek Foreign Ministry pointing out that they are in contact with the Albanian authorities relating to the death of Kaçifa, it was emphasized that "However, it is unacceptable that the operation results in a person's loss of life. We expect the Albanian authorities to give a full account of the circumstances under which the Greek citizens died."

Meanwhile, in an announcement by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs of Albania, is expressed regretted about the events in Gjirokastra and also the politicization of this tragedy, according to announcement.

Kaçifa Fought against police forces

According to the announcement by the General Directorate of Albanian Police in the village of Bularat, Kaçifa has first shot in the air and then toward the police officers.

Police reported that police forces were stationed in the center of the village after an event for a Greek holiday was held. It is also reported that Kaifa, 35, was a resident of Bularat, but recently lived in Athens.

During his arrest operation, police forces have responded and the Greek citizen was killed.
Greece will submit a note of protest to Albania in connection with the killing of the 35-year old Greek Greece will submit a note of protest to Albania in connection with the killing of the 35-year old Greek Monday, October 29, 2018 Rating: 5
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