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Albania

National Parliament Composition

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Government

Head of State (President)Ilir Meta* (*~S&D)
Head of Government (Prime Minister)Edi Rama (PS-S&D)
Parties in GovernmentSocialist Party of Albania (PS-S&D)
Note: on June 9th, 2021, the Albanian Parliament voted to dismiss President Ilir Meta for serious violations of the Constitution. The Constitutional Court is expected to make the final decision on the Head of State’s impeachment.

Parties

Partia Socialiste e Shqipërisë (PS) 
Socialist Party of Albania
Leader: Edi Rama
Orientation: Centre-left
EP Affiliation: S&D (PES, SOC, SI)
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration

Partia Demokratike e Shqipërisë (PD)
Democratic Party of Albania
Leader: Lulzim Basha
Orientation: Centre-right
EP Affiliation: EPP (EPP Party, CDI, IDU)
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration

Note: PD is part of PD-AN (Partia Demokratike – Aleanca për Ndryshim / Democratic Party – Alliance for Change), an electoral alliance and shared electoral list for the 2021 national parliamentary election.

Lëvizja Socialiste për Integrim (LSI)
Socialist Movement for Integration
Leader: Monika Kryemadhi
Orientation: Centre-left
EP Affiliation: ~S&D
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration

Partia Socialdemokrate e Shqipërisë (PSD)
Social Democratic Party of Albania
Leader: Tom Doshi
Orientation: Centre-left
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration

Partia Drejtësi, Integrim dhe Unitet (PDIU)
Party for Justice, Integration and Unity
Leader: Shpëtim Idrizi
Orientation: Right-wing
EP Affiliation: ~RE
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration

PDIU is part of PD-AN (Partia Demokratike – Aleanca për Ndryshim / Democratic Party – Alliance for Change), an electoral alliance and shared electoral list for the 2021 national parliamentary election.

Partia Republikane e Shqipërisë (PR)
Republican Party of Albania
Leader: Fatmir Mediu
Orientation: Right-wing
EP Affiliation: ECR (ECR Party)
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration

Note: PR is part of PD-AN (Partia Demokratike – Aleanca për Ndryshim / Democratic Party – Alliance for Change), an electoral alliance and shared electoral list for the 2021 national parliamentary election.

Partia Bashkimi për të Drejtat e Njeriut‎ (PBDNJ)
Union Party for Human Rights
Leader: Vangjel Dule
Orientation: Greek minority interest
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration

Note: PBDNJ is part of PD-AN (Partia Demokratike – Aleanca për Ndryshim / Democratic Party – Alliance for Change), an electoral alliance and shared electoral list for the 2021 national parliamentary election.

Partia Nisma Thurje (NTH) 
Knitting Initiative
Leader: Endrit Shabani
Orientation: Centre
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration

Partia Lëvizja për Ndryshim (LN)
Movement for Change
Leader: Jozefina Topalli
Orientation: Centre-right
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration

Partia Bindja Demokratike (BD)
Democratic Obedience Party
Leader: Astrit Patozi
Orientation: Centre-right
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration