Ohne jede Moral: die EU und US Politik mit Aserbeidschan und der TAP Gas Pipeline

April 24th, 2014

Nachdem Debakel mit der NABUCCO Gas Pipline, identisch mit der AMBO Pipeline, unterstützt man nun das Aserbeischanische Projekt mit der TAP Pipeline. quer durch den Balkan.

;am fördert nun eine Verbrecher Familie , welche die Amerikaner einmal ermorden lassen wollte. Geschäft ist Geschäft.

Bei solchen Leuten, die dort auftauchen, konnte Nichts verwundern.

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Wolfgang Grossruck (Austrian)

Head of OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Delegation 2010

Das Regionale Apulische Parlament, das Italienische Umwelt Ministerium lehnt die TAP Pipeline durch Albanien ab, womit automatisch die Pipeline von BP, auch mit dem Aserbeischanischen Mafia Präsidenten und Partner von Salih Berisha ab. Das sind die offiziellen Gründe, wo erneut ein Salih Berisha Hirn Gespinst sich in Luft auflöst. Dolmetscher Haxhinasto, nun Wirtschafts Minister förderte ja auch diese Hirn Gespinste, weil man dann viele Spesen machen kann.

Die TAP Pipeline, eine Erfindung der Salih Berisha Mafia mit der Mafia aus Aserbeischan, wo ja BP auch herum wurstelt und Amerikaner.

Das OSCE Wahl Modell, als kriminelles Lobby Enterprise in Aserbeischan, Albanien, Kosovo

US strongly support TAP
24/04/2014

 

US strongly support TAP

The Ukraine crisis has placed the Trans Adriatic Pipeline project in the center of the geopolitical battle between Russia and the West, respectively the United States of America.

“Politiko”, one of the most prestigious media outlets for the foreign policy of Washington, notes that the United States administration has given full support to the 45 billion USD project that will transport the Azerbaijani gas to Europe by skipping Russia.

The news was referred to by several other European media. TAP not only doesn’t come from Russia, but it skips even Ukraine, which is the current main pipeline for Europe. This has attracted the attention of the United States administration and the Congress.

56 United States congressmen from both parties drafted a resolution in which they consider the realization of the southern corridor as promotion of energetic safety for the European allies. The United States Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energetic Policies, Amos Hockstein, declared that the United States has made great efforts for guaranteeing the success of this project. TAP was chosen as the winning project from the Shah Deniz shareholders a few months ago.

The United States support will give another push to its success, so that it can be realized within 2018. Elin Sulejmanov, Azerbaijani ambassador at the United States of America, declared that although his country is not asking the United States for help in the construction of the project, the support of the United States administration is vital. “Without the leadership and support of the United States, things often do not happen”, he declared.

TAP will transport 10 billion cubic meters of gas from Azerbaijani to the European Market through Albania but its capacity might be three times bigger later, becoming an important source for Europe, which depends completely on russia. The European Union imports 160 billion cubic meters of gas each year from Russia, half of which goes through Ukraine. The recent conflict and the threats of President putin to stop the supply have spread panick through the European countries, which fear an energy crisis if the conflict will escalate. http://www.top-channel.tv/english/artikull.php?id=11655&ref=fp

 

We are failing

Dear friends of ESI,

The core values of post-Cold War Europe are once again at stake in Ukraine and in Europe’s East.

This is a moment when institutions devoted to the protection of these core values are more needed than ever. Yet there is a real danger that these institutions are becoming the first casualty of a deliberate assault on European democratic values.

Europe’s Abyssinian moment

ESI has published many reports in recent years on the moral and political crisis in the Council of Europe. We have written extensively on developments in Azerbaijan, one of Europe’s last autocratic regimes. And yet, it is obvious that our efforts – and those of many other institutions, Azerbaijani human rights defenders, NGOs and international organisations – are yet to make any real impact.

The truth is: Ilham Aliyev is winning. His concerted campaign to undermine European democratic standards and the institutions that uphold them is working. The victims are democrats in Azerbaijan, and all those who believe in European human rights.

It is appalling that on the eve of Azerbaijan assuming the chairmanship of the Council of Europe this May, young Azerbaijani democrats have found it necessary to begin a hunger strike, as a desperate effort to alert the outside world to their plight.

This is the moment of reckoning. The combined crises of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and the Azerbaijani chairmanship could well turn out to be for the Council of Europe what the Abyssinian crisis of 1936 was for the League of Nations:

“In October 1935 the Italian army invaded Abyssinia. In the same month the Abyssinians appealed to the League of Nations for help. The League condemned the attack. All League members were ordered to impose economic sanctions on Mussolini’s Italy. Then all resolve faltered.

Sanctions were half-hearted. They did not include vital materials such as oil. Britain kept open the Suez Canal, crucial as Italy supplied her armed forces. In December 1935 the British Foreign Secretary and the French Prime Minister met and presented a plan that gave large areas of Abyssinia to Italy. Mussolini accepted the plan.

The League’s involvement was a total failure. The capital, Addis Ababa, fell in May 1936 and Haile Selassie was replaced by the king of Italy. Somaliland, Eritrea and Abyssinia became Italian East Africa. The League of Nations was a corpse even before it perished. It had no more legitimacy.”

A PACE vote with consequences

N!DA activists on hunger strike since 17 April 2014: Bakhtiyar Guliyev, Rashad Hasanov, Rashadat Akhundov, Shahin Novruzlu, Mammad Azizov, Ilkin Rustamzada, Uzeyir Mammadli, Zaur Gurbanlı

N!DA activists on hunger strike since 17 April 2014: Bakhtiyar Guliyev, Rashad Hasanov, Rashadat Akhundov, Shahin Novruzlu, Mammad Azizov, Ilkin Rustamzada, Uzeyir Mammadli, Zaur Gurbanlı

Recent developments in Azerbaijan have also prompted us to write an open letter to European policy makers:

Open Letter to Theodora BAKOYANNIS (former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece), Mevlüt ÇAVUSOGLU (Turkey’s Minister of EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator), Deniz BAYKAL (former Chairman of Turkey’s Republican People’s Party (CHP)), Jean-Marie BOCKEL (former French Secretary of State for Justice), Mikulas DZURINDA (former Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic), Luca VOLONTÈ (former Chairperson of the EPP group in PACE) and 119 other current and former members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

Ilgar Mammadov – Anar Mammadli

The Council of Europe worked with them. No longer: Ilgar Mammadov and Anar Mammadli

Background on Azerbaijan, the incoming chair of the Council of Europe

The increasing repression in Azerbaijan since January 2013 has been well documented. A very good and comprehensive account can be found in Human Rights Watch’s 100-page report Tightening the Screws: Azerbaijan’s Crackdown on Civil Society and Dissent, published in September 2013. There are also two recent briefings by Human Rights Watch: Azerbaijan’s Too Predictable Crackdown (March 2014) and Muzzling the Messengers in Azerbaijan (April 2014).

Amnesty International has also followed the crackdown in Azerbaijan. On 8 August 2013 it issued a statement saying that Azerbaijan was about to begin the election campaign with “at least 14 prisoners of conscience.” Amnesty’s list included nine youth activists, two opposition leaders, and three human rights defenders. By November 2013, Amnesty was already speaking of “at least” 18 prisoners of conscience in Azerbaijan.

Baku’s Human Rights Club, a leading NGO, used the definition of political prisoners adopted by PACE in October 2012 (Resolution 1900). In October 2013, the group published a list of 142 political prisoners. In addition to journalists, youth activists and opposition leaders, there were also 75 Muslim believers, as well as “old cases” from the 1990s.

Today, 23 April, Nils Muiznieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights also issued a warning:

“Freedom of expression, assembly and association are regrettably deteriorating in Azerbaijan. I once again call on the authorities to pay urgent attention to these issues so as to comply with Azerbaijan’s human rights obligations and commitments as a member state of the Council of Europe. Unjustified and selective criminal prosecution of people expressing dissenting views, including journalists, bloggers and activists, continues unabated. This is unacceptable. All those who are detained because of the views they expressed must be released.”

Rheinmetall: Germany Helped Prep Russia for War, U.S. Sources Say

April 24th, 2014
SPD und Waffen Geschäfte, Lobbyimsu Motor der Bestechung
GeoPolitics, Military April 23, 2014

Source: Daily Beast
Germany Helped Prep Russia for War, U.S. Sources Say

The world was shocked when Russian special operations forces invaded Crimea with advanced technology, drastically improved operations, and with so much operational security that even agencies in the U.S. intelligence community didn’t see it coming. In Washington, government and congressional leaders are wondering how the Russian special operations forces got so good, so fast, without anyone noticing. Some are wondering how much help Russia had from the West.

In 2011, for example, the German defense contractor Rheinmetall signed a $140 million contract to build a combat simulation training center in Mulino, in southwest Russia, that would train 30,000 Russian combat troops per year. While the facility wasn’t officially scheduled to be completed until later this year, U.S. officials believe that Germany has been training Russian forces for years.

Rheinmetall defended the project even after the invasion of Crimea, up until the German government finally shut it down late last month. But many tracking the issue within the U.S. government were not happy with Germany’s handling of the Russian contract, and worry that some of the training may have gone to the kind of special operations forces now operating in and around Ukraine.

“It’s unfortunate that German companies were directly supporting and training Russia’s military even during the attacks against Ukraine,” one senior Senate aide told The Daily Beast. “The U.S. government should call on our NATO allies to suspend all military connections with Russia at this point, until the Russians leave Ukraine, including Crimea.”

According to the Congressional Research Service, Rheinmetall’s partner in the deal was the Russian state-owned Oboronservis (“Defense Service”) firm. The training center, modeled after one used by the German Bundeswehr, was to be “the most advanced system of its kind worldwide.” Reinmetall saw the contract as a precursor to several more projects “in light of the plans to modernize the equipment of the Russian armed forces.”

U.S. officials, now looking back, are privately expressing anger and frustration about the German work with the Russian military. While definitive proof is hard to come by, these officials look at the radical upgrade of Moscow’s forces–especially its special operations forces–experienced since they last saw major action in 2008′s invasion of Georgia. The U.S. officials believe that some of the German training over the last few years was given to the GRU Spetsnaz, the special operations forces that moved unmarked into Crimea and who can now be found stirring up trouble in eastern Ukraine.

“People are pissed,” one U.S. intelligence official told The Daily Beast. “The chatter inside the Pentagon is that the training they were providing was going to Spetznaz.”

Rheinmetall did not respond to a request for comment.

Russia maintains close economic ties with many NATO states–especially Germany. By some estimates, the country exported nearly $50 billion in goods to Russia in 2013. Tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of German jobs depend on Russian trade.

The armed forces of NATO members have also been working with their counterparts in the Russian military, on and off, for years. Russia has held joint military exercises with both Germany and the U.S., for example. America has bought Russian helicopters to use in Afghanistan. And Moscow allows NATO equipment to pass through Russian territory as the gear comes into and out of the war zone….

inkompetent High Representative Valentin Inzko – BiH gets its first professional government

April 24th, 2014

Radical Islamists See an Opening in Bosnia – inkompetent High Representative Valentin Inzko

BiH gets its first professional government
23/04/2014

Comprised of professionals instead of politicians, the new government was established in Tuzla.

By Drazen Remikovic for Southeast European Times in Sarajevo — 23/04/14

photoThe Tuzla Canton government resigned after citizen demonstrations in February. [AFP]

Protesters in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) saw their first concrete victory in the Tuzla Canton, which recently elected a government comprised of professionals with no party affiliation and no political experience.

Protests throughout the country broke out at the beginning of February, forcing four of the country’s 10 cantonal governments to resign. Citizens rallied against the country’s massive unemployment and socio-economic problems that have not been addressed by state or local governments.

Plenums, non-political gatherings of citizens open to all those who wanted to participate, sprung up in many parts of the country in the wake of the protests. The Tuzla plenum will work with the new government to implement ideas.

“The expert government is a completely new approach to politics in BiH because it is a direct democracy, and I think it’s good for the citizens of this country,” Mirsad Djonlagic, an MP in the Federation of BiH parliament, told SETimes. “We’ll see how those governments function and what will eventually be achieved. This is a good solution because the voice of the citizens who are looking for change finally can be heard.”

New Tuzla Prime Minister Bahrija Umihanic, a former economics professor, formed his cabinet with professors, doctors and businessmen.

Umihanic and the other ministers signed statements freezing their membership in political parties, if they had any, and pledged not to run in October’s general elections.

“I believe we can do a lot or a little. A lot if we all work together and only a little if we work separately,” Umihanic said.

“Our intention in this term is to solve the problems of at least two companies that are ‘on their knees,’” he added, referring to the local economy.

He also said streamlining administration and austerity measures would be top priorities.

“We will try to reduce the number of ministries and to reduce public spending,” Umihanic said. “The first thing we will do is to try to keep acquired rights of all budget users, basic rights. Everything that is not a basic right will be a subject to review and possibly cutting. We will find a way to start production in the destroyed factories. We will form a solidarity fund in order to invest in new jobs.”

One of the first demands the government implemented was the abolishment of the so-called “white bread,” a privilege that allows politicians to take salaries up to a year after their mandates have ended………..setimes

6.000 Hektar Agar Land wurden in Rumänien an eine US Firma verkauft

April 23rd, 2014

April 22, 2014 01:24 pm
Anholt Investment buys 6,000-hectare farmland in Romania with EUR 11 mln

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U.S. investment fund Anholt Investment bought the Agraria Nord and Arland farms in Botosani county, Romania, with EUR 11 million, according to local daily Ziarul Financiar. The two farms hold together a total of 6,000 hectares of arable land.

Agraria Nord, which operated some 5,000 hectares of land, was taken over from the Austrian businessman Gerald Schweighofer, while Arland was bought from Danish Arland Invest APS.

Austria’s Schweighofer is to cash in EUR 10.5 million from this transaction, while the Danish group sells their farm for EUR 0.5 million, according to data published in the Official Gazette, cited by Ziarul Financiar.

On average, the investment fund paid some EUR 1,800 per hectare.

Irina Popescu, irina.popescu@romania-insider.com

April 22, 2014 08:30 am
Over 80 Romanian villages and towns flooded, almost 250 people evicted last weekend

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The heavy rain in recent days has flooded several counties in Romania over the last weekend.

A total of 86 villages and towns were flooded and 248 people were evicted on Saturday and Sunday from the counties under hydrological alerts, according to Interior Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Gabriel Oprea.

On Saturday and Sunday, employees of the Interior Ministry (MAI) intervened in over 2,200 emergencies, of which 176 were reported in the counties affected by the flooding. Also, out of the 1,663 medical interventions, 372 were conducted in the counties affected by the heavy rain.

According to Oprea, other 188 actions of MAI employees focused on evacuating the water from households, 14 – on strengthening dams and four – on giving drinking water supplies.

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US Mafia Bechtel: Albania-Kosovo Highway Costs Soar To 2 Billion Euros (137 km)

April 23rd, 2014

US ambassador to Kosovo hired by construction firm he lobbied for

EU diplomat criticises way Christopher Dell pushed through deal for Bechtel Corporation to build controversial highway to Albania

  • in Washington, Lawrence Marzouk and Petrit Collaku in Pristina, and Erjona Rusi in Tirana
  • theguardian.com,

23 Apr 14
>Albania-Kosovo Highway Costs Soar To 2 Billion Euros

Cache of official documents detail for first time how lobbying, poor-planning, “uncompetitive tenders”, failure to set cost caps and “inflated” prices left Albanian and Kosovan taxpayers with a two billion euro bill for just 137km of road.

Petrit Collaku, Erjona Rusi, Besar Likmeta, Lawrence Marzouk
BIRN

Pristina, Tirana, London

Albania-Kosovo Highway during construction in 2009 | Photo by : Besar Likmeta

The ‘Patriotic Highway’ slices its way through one of the poorest and most remote corners of Europe, where many villagers still live on the breadline, struggling to make ends meet.

This four-lane, 137km stretch of asphalt connecting the Albanian and Kosovan capitals has drained in the region of two billion euros from the state coffers of both nations – diverting funds from other much-needed infrastructure projects, such as the building of schools, hospitals and minor roads, many of which remain unpaved.

Following a six-month investigation, BIRN is now publishing previously unreleased documents from Kosovo and Albania that detail the scale of mismanagement and spiralling costs that have so far sparked three investigations into alleged corruption, abuse of office and wrongdoing linked to the contract.

Built on the premise of creating wealth from increased trade and tourism, the final price tags for the road at least doubled in both countries from those initially quoted.

Trade between Albania and Kosovo has seen only a modest increase since the road opened last year, but it has not led to the queues of trucks commonly seen at other Balkan borders. Experts estimate the road is being used at just 10 per cent of its capacity.

On the other hand, construction firm Bechtel-Enka pocketed profits running into hundreds of millions of euros thanks in part, critics argue, to a contract “heavily weighted” in their favour, high pricing and tax rebates.

Fast-track tender

The contract to build the first stage of the highway – connecting Tirana with the Kosovo border – was awarded in 2006 in a fast-track procurement process, which the World Bank and others argued was uncompetitive and unlawful.

US construction giant Bechtel and its Turkish partner, Enka, won the contract to build a 60km mountainous section for 418 million euros.

The US Embassy helped override World Bank and IMF concerns over the handling of the Albanian tender process, arguing the road would boost the economies of both Kosovo and Albania.

In the end, costs escalated with Tirana eventually shelling out 950m euros for the road, according to a leaked email from the then Minister of Finance, Ridvan Bode.

The contract to build the Kosovo section was awarded in April 2010 to the same partnership, following lobbying by the then US ambassador to Kosovo, Christopher Dell.

Dell has since been hired by Bechtel as a country director in Africa, raising questions among observers about the probity of the deal.

A Bechtel spokeswoman Michael Michelle strongly denied any impropriety and insisted Dell had followed US State Department rules as soon as the company approached him with a potential job offer as he prepared to leave Kosovo, including recusing himself from any matters related to the firm.

But a senior diplomat, Andrea Capussela, who had been charged with supervising Kosovo’s economy, called for the State Department to review Dell’s support for the scheme in light of the former ambassador’s new job.

There is no suggestion Dell did not comply with US “revolving door” regulations. While there is a one-year “cooling off” period before former ambassadors can lobby the US government on behalf of a private firm, they are not prevented from taking a job in the private sector with a company they helped secure a contract for.

Costs in Kosovo escalated too after the government failed to heed its own legal advice and set a fixed price for the road. The cost rose from 400 million for 102km of highway to 838 millon euros for 77km.

Bechtel-Enka received more from the Kosovan public purse in 2011, 2012, and 2013 than any other ministry. At the same time, other infrastructure projects, including new schools, were put on hold.

BIRN has obtained key material gathered for the aborted prosecution of Lulzim Basha – the Albanian politician who signed the deal in Tirana – on charges of abuse of office related to the contract.

The documents reveal that Bechtel-Enka’s prices were known to be more than double that of local contractors, costing Albanian taxpayers an extra 191 million euros.

According to the prosecution papers, “all the prices submitted by the winning company are many times higher than the Albanian prices”. The figures were compiled by two state auditors who produced a 158-page report, until now unpublished, detailing problems with the highway contract.

The findings formed the basis of the prosecution’s case against Basha and two of his advisers, Andi Toma and Armand Telti. All denied any wrongdoing and the case was dropped in 2009 on a legal technicality.

Signing of the contract Front row: Mike Adams, president, Bechtel Civil; Fatmir Limaj, Kosovo Minister of Transport and Communications; Sinan Tara, Chairman, Enka. Back row: Christopher Dell, ex-U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo; Hasim Thaci, Kosovo Prime Minister; Metin Husrev Unler, Turkish Ambassador to Kosovo; Andrew Sparkes, British Ambassador to Kosovo.Photo courtesy of Kosovo Ministry of Transport and Communications

‘No price limit, no plan’

The prosecution team argues that because the contract was signed off without an agreed cost limit or detailed construction plan, the price spiralled seemingly out of control.

Prosecutors also criticised the appointment of Ecorys, the Dutch consultancy firm hired to pick the winning bid, as “unlawful” because the firm’s role was announced before the council of ministers even approved the decision to appoint a consultant.

The fast-track tender process – in which four shortlisted firms were evaluated on their ability to do the job without having to provide a price – was described by prosecution investigators as contrary to national and international law. …………http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/albania-kosovo-highway-costs-soar-to-2-billion-euro

Minister Schreiben an den Vorgänger Finanzminister Ridvan Bode: über die Kosten u.a. der Strassen. Aber die EU und USA können ja auch keine Auskunft geben, wo die Gelder im Irak, Kosovo, Afrika verbleiben sind. Von den Banditen haben die Albaner auch diesen Profi Murks gelernt, wie man hohe Geldsummen stiehlt, Ausschreibungen manipuliert.

Kosovo: EU scandal with Peter Feith and the “Bechtel” corruption Mafia: Road to Ruin

A new door für the Bechtel & Enka corruption case in balkan

Die berüchtigte Bestechungsfirma Bechtel – Enka erhält auch den Bau Auftrag des Kosovo, für ein Autobahn Teilstück

Bechtel und seine Balkan Bestechungs Autobahnen

Bechtel Manager wegen Bestechung, Geldwäsche, Steuer Betrug in den USA vor Gericht

Der Horror der Sklaven Firma Bechtel & Enka im Kosovo: Krimet e “Bechtel”-it me punëtorë

Der Albanische Aussenminister Lulzim Basha und die Anklage im Korruptions Skandal um den Bechtel Bau der Strasse Durres – Kukes

Strabag, Hochtief, Alpine, RWE und die Korruptions Geschäfte im Balkan mit der KfW

Bestechungs Skandale der bekannten großen Baufirmen in Albanien: diesmal Alpine

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General Staatsanwältin Ina Rama zur Affäre um den Strassenbau Durres – Kukes

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Die Kriegs und Bestechungs Vereine in Deutschland der Politik: der Atlantik Brücke Verein e.V

April 22nd, 2014

Paul Craig Roberts – Die Ausplünderung der Ukraine durch den Westen hat begonnen

Daniel McAdams – Washingtons empörende Doppelmoral in der Ukraine

  Daniel McAdams – ‘Fuck the EU’: Tonaufzeichnung enthüllt, dass die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika die Opposition in der Ukraine lenken

 

Grüne und Linke auf der Atlantik-Brücke

20.04.2014

Wie glaubwürdig sind TTIP-Kritiker?

Der 1952 gegründete Verein Atlantik-Brücke e.V. bietet wohl das bedeutendste Berliner Parkett, auf dem sich die deutschen und US-amerikanischen Mächtigen in diskreter Atmosphäre begegnen. An die 500 Personen aus Politik, Wirtschaft und Militär pflegen bei exklusiven Veranstaltungen den Austausch von Informationen und Interessen.

“Die USA wird von 200 Familien regiert und zu denen wollen wir gute Kontakte haben”, resümierte einst Arend Oetker, damaliger Vorstands-Chef der Atlantik-Brücke. Die findet man in der Schwesterorganisation American Council on Germany. Gute Kontakte zur US-Oligarchie suchten wohl auch Politiker von Bündnis90/Die Grünen und Linkspartei, welche sich über die denkbar konservative Brücke führen ließen.

Die Gründungslegende der eher öffentlichkeitsscheuen Atlantik-Brücke besagt, besonnene Deutsche wie Eric Warburg und Gräfin Marion Dönhoff hätten durch ihr Engagement im Nachkriegsdeutschland die industrielle Demontage durch die US-Besatzer gestoppt und durch intensive Kontaktpflege für beide Seiten Vorteile erzielt. Tatsächlich allerdings dürfte die Initiative eher von Washington ausgegangen sein. Der Diplomat und Anwalt Allen Dulles, der das Außenhandelsgeschäft der Wallstreet betreute und den US-Geheimdienst CIA aufbaute und schließlich leitete, hatte als routinierter Gesellschaftslöwe dafür plädiert, im Nachkriegseuropa gezielt die Eliten anzusprechen und zu umschmeicheln, um über diese US-Interessen in Übersee durchzusetzen.

Die Atlantik-Brücke wird ergänzt von gastfreundlichen wie CIA-nahen Think Tanks wie dem berüchtigten Aspen Institut und eben den sagenumwobenen (aber nun einmal realen) Bilderbergern, deren elitäre Mitglieder sich mit Atlantikbrücklern überschneiden.

Die Nähe zur CIA wird nicht einmal verhehlt, verleiht die Atlantik-Brücke doch ganz offiziell den Vernon Walters Award – gewidmet einem stellvertretenden CIA-Direktor, der in denkbar schmutzige Staatsreiche wie im Iran (1954), in Brasilien (1964) und Chile (1973) involviert war und in den 1960er Jahren Subversion gegen Gewerkschaften in Italien betrieben hatte. Den östlichen Geheimdiensten galt der geschworene Kommunistenhasser Walters als der Drahtzieher schlechthin. Erst kürzlich wurden zum 50. Jahrestag Akten über Walters klandestine Aktivitäten beim Staatsstreich in Brasilien von 1964 freigegeben.

Anfragen von Telepolis an die Atlantik-Brücke, ob die Vergabe eines “Vernon Walters Awards” vor dem Hintergrund der neueren historischen Forschung noch angemessen sei, beantwortete man dort ausweichend.

Um die Atlantik-Brücke ranken sich diverse Legenden. Als “Geheimloge” verschrien war sie tatsächlich Gastgeberin für die Hauptdarsteller in diversen Korruptions – und Parteispendenskandalen. Wer das Privileg einer Mitgliedschaft in der Atlantik-Brücke hat und die Wärme der Industriellen genießt, überlegt sich zweimal, ob er sich diese durch Kritik an US-Politik verscherzen möchte.

Wer sich fragt, aus welchen Beweggründen Bild-Zeitung und Spiegel so eifrig gegen Russland anschreiben und von der US-Sicht abweichende Meinungen reflexartig als “Antiamerikanismus” identifizieren, wird bei einem Blick auf die Mitgliederliste vermutlich Antworten finden. Da sich prominente Journalisten die Ehre geben, überrascht es kaum, dass kritische Presseberichte über die Atlantik-Brücke nahezu ausbleiben.

Grüne Brücke

Nachdem sich die Grünen in der Regierung Schröder hatten domestizieren lassen, wollten auch die machtbewussten Alt-68er und Neu-86er einen Platz an der Sonne. Claudia Roth etwa flanierte von 2005 bis 2010 unter den wirklich Mächtigen. Ihre Idee sei es gewesen, diese Art von konservativen Zirkeln mit Grünen zu besetzen und sie politisch zu öffnen, für mehr Transparenz zu sorgen und so die politische Ausrichtung zu verändern. Wo es Häppchen der Industriellen zu futtern gab, war auch Cem Özdemir nicht weit.

Als Friedrich März allerdings erneut zum Häuptling wurde und die atlantischen Brückenbauer eine Anzeigenkampagne für den Tempelhofer Flughafen zur Unterstützung der Berliner CDU schalteten, soll das für Roth den Ausschlag zum Austritt gegeben haben. Auch Özdemir ging von der Brücke.

Katrin Göring-Eckardt. Foto: Harald Krichel. Lizenz: CC BY-SA 3.0.

Weniger kritisch sah dies offenbar die grüne Bundestagsfraktionsvorsitzende Katrin Göring-Eckardt, von Satiriker Oliver Welke als “Kirchentags-Trulla” verspottet: …………http://www.heise.de/tp/artikel/41/41551/1.html

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Die Versager der Deutschen Aussenpolitik laden ein: Georg Soros Gangster ESI und Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e.V. (DGAP)

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Geschichte und das System der Internationalen Mafia

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Schüsse und Randale in der Deutschen Mafia Republik: Kosovo

Sonntag, Mai 30th, 2010

new criteria for membership candidate – EU changes its economic approach toward the Balkans

April 22nd, 2014

EU changes its economic approach toward the Balkans
21/04/2014

The Union sets new criteria for membership candidate countries and potential candidates.

By Linda Karadaku for Southeast European Times in Pristina — 21/04/14

photoThe European Commission will issue new country-specific recommendations in May. [European Commission]

The EU is changing its economic approach toward the western Balkan countries to make their economies more functional and closer to the EU’s standards.

The Union now requires regional countries to strengthen the co-ordination of economic reforms while it provides greater financial and policy support to make them more attractive to investors.

EU officials said none of the countries presently meet the economic accession criteria, which include a functioning market economy and the capacity to cope with competitive pressures within the EU.

“The new approach will help first address fundamentals and better guide the enlargement countries toward meeting the criteria. It implies a change in the dialogue and improved reporting in order to give clearer guidance on the reforms needed to support long-term growth and competitiveness,” Peter Stano, spokesperson for EU Commissioner Stefan Fule, told SETimes.

Stano said the countries are now invited to prepare annual national economic reform programmes and bi-annual competitiveness and growth programmes. They will replace the existing pre-accession economic programmes (PEPs) for EU membership candidate countries and economic and fiscal programmes (EFPs) for potential candidates.

“Reforms addressed in these documents will be underpinned by IPA assistance,” Stano said.

The EU also requires that Balkan countries develop competitiveness and growth programmes for reforms in transportation, energy, education, environment, research, industry, competition and internal markets. The EU will particularly support efforts at reforming public administration and improvements of tax collection capacity, Stano said.

“The European Commission will engage with the countries in a new dialogue on public financial management, which will support progress toward meeting the economic criteria and is a pre-condition for using IPA funds in the form of budget support. The countries will need to draw up action plans in this field, which will be monitored by the Commission,” he said.

The European Commission will use its autumn progress reports to assess these programmes and provide guidance. The dialogue will be based on newly established national economic reform programmes beginning next year to jointly agree on a set of country-specific recommendations to guide reforms.

The IMF will provide technical assistance to support implementing the recommendations.

Beginning next year, the Commission will invite the countries to provide a comprehensive overview of their structural reform plans for sectors of greatest concern every two years.

“[The new approach will help] each state to achieve a certain level of economic development, not only to be an EU member, but also to be more functional and competitive within the EU market,” Fatmir Curri, programme director at the Kosovar Civil Society Foundation in Pristina, told SETimes.

photoCitizens said they hope the new EU approach will improve their countries’ economies. [AFP]

Serbia will have more time to prepare to assume responsibilities in the economic field, said Maja Poznatov of the EurActiv Media Network in Belgrade.

“Serbia would get recommendations on what needs to be done on the path to the EU, i.e., it will have some kind of guide. The new approach in the EU should not be surprising after the experience with the economic crisis that has raised the issue of budget discipline and the need for better supervision and harmonisation within the EU,” Poznatov told SETimes.

Tanja Miscevic, the head of the Serbia’s EU negotiating team, said not enough people in Serbia know how to create a project that is eligible to receive EU pre-accession or other funds — one that is complete with a clear plan and budget goals in English.

“What we know is that we need people who will stay long in this job. This is a job that is hard to learn, but that is one of the most important in European integration,” Miscevic told SETimes.

Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) already has started to work on the new conditions, according to officials of the country’s European integration directorate.

“We will create a special strategic document that will define goals with which we will fulfil the conditions set up by the EU,” Nevenka Savic, director of the directorate, told SETimes.

Savic said this document will cover employment policy, create a better investment environment and describe how to better use EU funds.

Macedonia also needs to gradually carry out reforms, particularly regarding monetary, fiscal and customs policy, said Tome Nenoski, a professor at the University American College Skopje.

“Positive steps have already been taken, such as the customs policy that was mostly aligned with that of the EU and the WTO [World Trade Organisation] standards,” Nenoski told SETimes.

Die Albanische Zivile Luft Kontrolle wird moderniert

April 22nd, 2014

Die Albanische Luft Kontrolle wird mit Hilfe von Rumänien und Frankreich moderniert um es auf den Stanard von EUROControl zubringen.

Die Behörden hat einen relativ hohen Stand an fähigen gut ausgebildeten Personen, und wurde nicht durch Klientel Politik zerstört. Im Laufe von vielen Jahren hat man oft Institutionen zerstört, wenn man einen Parteibuch Idioten des Salih Berisha, oder von Ilir Meta als General Direktor einsetzte, oder die Posten auch bei der Polizei nur verkaufte, wie bei der Justiz.

Kluge General Direktoren, haben immer die erfahrenen Angestellten und fähigen Leute ihren Job machen lassen. Die Probleme bestehen auch in Deutschland, wenn “Karriersten”, Schaumschläger, Betrüger und Radlfahrer ganz Oben sind, weswegen die vielen EU Missionen im Balkan oft gescheitert sind.

AAC
EU project modernises Albania’s civil aviation
17/04/2014

Romania and France assist Albania to upgrade its civil aviation based on EU standards.

By Linda Karadaku for Southeast European Times in Pristina — 17/04/14

photoAn EU civil aviation project in Albania includes improving airport operations. [AFP]

The EU is implementing a project to improve and modernise Albania’s civil aviation based on Union standards and best practices, officials said.

The Strengthening of Albanian Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) project will last two years at a cost of 800,000 euros in co-operation with civil aviation authorities in Romania and France.

EU officials said the project will ensure more, shorter and cheaper routes, fewer delays and improve passenger safety.

Officials said the project’s goals are for Albania to adopt legislation based on EU standards, adopt best EU practices, produce technical manuals and update procedures and documents, and provide on-the-job training and study tours for civil aviation authority staff. It also aims to enable the aviation authority to conduct oversight.

The project will improve civil aviation expertise, giving a special focus on safety, which is the most important aspect of aviation, said Francois Begeot, head of the economic reform and infrastructure section at the EU delegation in Albania.

“EU integration is a long process, and civil aviation has a key role to play in terms of image, culture, easy movement of persons and tourism. By safely attracting newcomers to Albania, it should bring extra revenues to the country,” Begeot said.

The project covers all civil aviation components including air navigation, operations and flight licensing, airworthiness, airport operations, organisation and management, security and safety and effects on the environment.

“[S]ustainability is of utmost importance in this twinning. It is a long-term project whose effects should last long after it ends,” Begeot said.

ACAA officials said daily communications with Romanian and French civil authorities will ensure transfer of know-how and information and will help create a sustainable civil aviation workforce.

“The project will help resolve the deficiencies identified earlier by the international aviation controlling agencies [ICAO, EASA] and enable the development of free movement of passengers and goods between Europe and Albania to continue,” Petrit Sulaj, ACAA executive director, told SETimes.

Sulaj said the EU’s reports on implementing Union aviation standards have so far been optimistic.

“But further attempts are required in the fields of safety, management and supervision of the air traffic, airports and air operators,” he added.

In 2010 Albania participated in a similar project with Italy’s civil aviation authority to implement the EU legislative framework, standards and management of its civil aviation security system.

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setimes

Russische Su-24 legt modernsten amerikanischen US – Zerstörer lahm vor der Krim

April 22nd, 2014

Nach Scheinangriff US Navy völlig demoralisiert

“Eine recht originelle Demonstration”
Propaganda at its best: Russischer Kampfbomber soll AEGIS-Raketenabwehrsystem auf US-Zerstörer im Schwarzen Meer lahmgelegt haben

Seit Jahren bekannt der US und NATO Elektronische Schrott, wo die Amerikaner mit ihren Militär Schrott Flugzeugen im Korea Krieg 1955, bereits alle Flugzeuge verlor, gegen die robusten Sowiet Flieger.
Mit elektronischer Kriegs Führung, sind sämtliche Militär Einrichtungen der NATO lahm zulegen, wie die Russen es nun vorgeführt haben und die US Marine Führung demoralisiert haben, wie einfach es geht. Das heisst auch das die Radar Anlage ausgefallen waren, und die Chinesen bauten billige elektronische Stör Systeme ebenso um die US Flugzeug Träger ausser Kraft zusetzen. Dann wäre es einfach, Alles als Übung zuversenken.
von Freeman am Dienstag, 15. April 2014 , unter , | Kommentare (58)
Einige westliche Medien haben über den Zwischenfall vom 12. April im Schwarzen Meer berichtet. Ein russischer Kampfjet hat mehrfach Scheinangriffe auf ein US-Kriegsschiff durchgeführt. Zwölfmal sei das Flugzeug vom Typ Su-24 am frühen Samstagabend in niedriger Höhe auf den Zerstörer USS Donald Cook zugeflogen. Der Jet habe sich dem Schiff bis auf 900 Meter genähert und…

Am Montag bestätigte ein Sprecher des Pentagon das oben aufgeführte Ereignis und nannte das Luftmanöver erschreckend und inakzeptabel, da es die Mannschaft des Kriegsschiffes völlig demoralisiert und eine negative Auswirkungen auf das allgemeine psychologische Klima erzeugt hätte. Es waren sogar zwei Su-24 involviert. 27 Besatzungsmitglieder des Zerstörers sollen ihren Rücktritt eingereicht haben und kommentierten ihr Handeln mit den Worten, sie habe nicht die Absicht, ihr Leben in Gefahr zu bringen.Der Sprecher Steven Warren sagte, dass der Zerstörer die Gewässer des Schwarzen Meeres im Westen patrouilliert hätte, als sich der Vorfall ereignete. Danach sei das Schiff sicher im rumänischen Hafen von Konstanza am Montag eingelaufen. Mitglieder der Crew mussten psychologisch betreut werden und sich vom erlittenen Stress erholen….

Dann passierte ein Maleur. Die USS Taylor lief am 12. Februar auf Grund und war nicht mehr in der Lage weiterhin seine Mission zu erfüllen. Als das Kriegsschiff Samsun anlaufen wollte um Treibstoff zu bunkern, entstand ein Schaden an den Propellerblättern. Die Lenkwaffenfregatte blieb danach am Kai des türkischen Hafens liegen. Kapitän Dennis Volpe wurde von seinem Kommando enthoben und trat zurück.

…………….
Nach internationalen maritimen Verträgen (Montreux-Abkommen) dürfen Kriegsschiffe von Nichtanreinerstaaten nur 14 Tage sich im Schwarzen Meer aufhalten. Danach kann zum Beispiel Russland als Anreinerstaat jedes fremde Kriegsschiff ohne Kriegserklärung versenken. Das Wissen um diese Möglichkeit lässt die Besatzungsmitglieder und Kommandanten amerikanischer Kriegsschiffe natürlich um ihr Leben fürchten.

Russische Su-24 legt amerikanischen Zerstörer lahm

„Donald Cook“

„Donald Cook“

© Photo U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 1st Class Michael W. Pendergrass. (RELEASED)

17:15 21/04/2014
Wladimir Fjodorow, Stimme Russlands / RIA Novosti.

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Ein russisches Frontbombenflugzeug Su-24, das mit dem neuesten Komplex zur funkelektronischen Niederhaltung ausgestattet ist, hat im Schwarzen Meer das modernste amerikanische Gefechtsführungssystem „Aegis“ auf dem Zerstörer „Donald Cook“ lahm gelegt.

Diese Version, die in Russlands Massenmedien sowie von Blogern intensiv erörtert wird, teilt auch Pawel Solotarjow, Stellvertreter des Direktors des Instituts für USA und Kanada der Akademie der Wissenschaften Russlands:

„Am 10. April hat der Zerstörer ‚Donald Cook’, mit Marschflugkörpern ‚Tomahawk’ an Bord, das Neutralgewässer des Schwarzen Meeres erreicht. Das Ziel war die Durchführung einer Einschüchterungsaktion und die Demonstration der Stärke im Zusammenhang mit der Position Russlands in Bezug auf die Ukraine und die Krim. Das Auftauchen von amerikanischen Kriegsschiffen in diesem Gewässer widerspricht der Konvention über den Charakter und die Fristen für den Aufenthalt von Kriegsschiffen von Nichtanrainer-Ländern im Schwarzen Meer.“

© RIA Novosti.

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Als Antwort darauf schickte Russland ein unbewaffnetes Flugzeug Su-24 zum Umfliegen des amerikanischen Zerstörers. Dieses Flugzeug sei jedoch, wie Experten meinen, mit dem neuesten russischen funkelektronischen Bekämpfungskomplex ausgestattet gewesen. Laut dieser Version hat „Aegis“ das Nahen der Maschine bereits aus der Ferne geortet, es wurde Gefechtsalarm ausgelöst. Alles sei planmäßig verlaufen, die amerikanischen Radare lasen den Kurs der Annäherung bis zum Ziel ab. Doch plötzlich erloschen alle Bildschirme. „Aegis“ funktionierte nicht mehr, die Raketen konnten keine Zielzuweisung beziehen. Die Su-24 aber überflog das Deck des Zerstörers, vollzog eine Kampfkurve und imitierte einen Raketenangriff gegen das Ziel. Im Anschluss daran wendete die Maschine und wiederholte das Manöver, und zwar zwölf Mal.

Nach allem zu urteilen, scheiterten alle Versuche, „Aegis“ wieder funktionstüchtig zu bekommen und die Zielzuweisung für die Luftabwehrmittel zu erteilen. Russlands Reaktion auf den militärischen Druck durch die USA sei vernichtend ruhig gewesen, sagt Pawel Solotarjow:

„Es handelte sich um eine recht originelle Demonstration. Ein Frontbomber ohne jegliche Bewaffnung, jedoch mit Apparaturen für die funkelektronische Niederhaltung der Funkmessmittel des Gegners an Bord, trat gegen einen Zerstörer an. Jener war mit dem modernsten Luft- und Raketenabwehrsystem ausgerüstet. Doch hat dieses mobile, in diesem Fall ein bordgestütztes System, einen wesentlichen Mangel aufzuweisen. Das sind die Möglichkeiten für die Zielbegleitung. Solche Systeme bewähren sich gut, wenn es sich um mehrere Schiffe handelt, wenn man ihr Vorgehen irgendwie koordinieren kann. In diesem Fall ist es aber nur ein einziger Zerstörer gewesen. Und allem Anschein nach hat der Algorithmus für das Funktionieren der Funkmessmittel auf dem Zerstörer im System ‚Aegis’ beim Einsatz des russischen Systems zur funkelektronischen Niederhaltung an Bord der Su-24 nicht angesprochen. Daher gab es nicht nur eine nervöse Reaktion auf die Tatsache des Umfliegens als solche, was nur während des Kalten Krieges zur allgemein üblichen Praxis gehörte. Es folgte auch eine Reaktion darauf, dass das modernste System, vor allen Dingen sein Informations-, sein Funkmessteil, nicht im gebotenen Maße funktioniert hatte. Daher war denn auch eine solche nervöse Reaktion der amerikanischen Seite zu beobachten.“

 

Nach diesem Zwischenfall habe die „Donald Cook“, wie ausländische Massenmedien berichten, schnellstens einen Hafen in Rumänien angelaufen. Dort hätten 27 Besatzungsmitglieder ihr Entlassungsgesuch eingereicht. Man sagt, dass alle 27 Personen geschrieben hätten, dass sie nicht die Absicht hätten, ihr Leben aufs Spiel zu setzen. Das wird auch durch eine Erklärung des Pentagons indirekt bestätigt. Darin wird behauptet, dass diese Aktion die Besatzung des amerikanischen Schiffes demoralisiert hätte.

Welche eventuellen Auswirkungen hat der Zwischenfall im Schwarzen Meer, der von den USA provoziert worden war? Die Prognose von Pawel Solotarjow lautet:

„Ich glaube, dass sich die Amerikaner irgendwie Gedanken über eine Vervollkommnung des Systems ‚Aegis’ machen werden. Das wäre der rein militärische Aspekt. In politischer Hinsicht würden da wohl kaum irgendwelche Demonstrationsschritte von dieser oder der anderen Seite folgen. Das genügt. Indessen ist das für die Amerikaner ein äußerst peinliches Moment. Insgesamt verschlingt das Raketenabwehrsystem, das sie entfalten, kolossale Mittel. Jedes Mal muss man nachweisen, dass man sie aus dem Haushalt bewilligen sollte. Zugleich ist die bodengestützte Komponente der Raketenabwehr, die in Schächten untergebrachten Antiraketen, unter idealen Bedingungen erprobt worden, wobei sie eine niedrige Effektivität gezeigt hatte. Das Pentagon verheimlicht das sorgfältig. Die modernste Komponente, das schiffgestützte System ‚Aegis’, hat in diesem Fall ebenfalls seine Mängel gezeigt.“

Das System, mit dem die russische Su-24 den amerikanischen Zerstörer „Donald Cook“ in einen Schockzustand versetzt hatte, trägt die bedingte Bezeichnung „Chibiny“. Das ist der Name eines Gebirgsmassivs auf der Kola-Halbinsel hinter dem Polarkreis. Bei „Chibiny“ handelt es sich um den neuesten Komplex für funkelektronische Niederhaltung des Gegners. Mit ihm sollen alle perspektivischen russischen Flugzeuge ausgestattet werden. Unlängst hatte der Komplex die fällige Prüfung bei einer Kriegsübung auf einem Versuchsfeld in Burjatien absolviert. Nach allem zu urteilen, müssen die Tests erfolgreich gewesen sein, da nun beschlossen wurde, den Komplex unter äußerst realitätsnahen Bedingungen zu erproben.

Die Meinung des Verfassers muss nicht mit der Meinung der Redaktion übereinstimmen. http://de.ria.ru/opinion/20140421/268324381.html

Die USA steigen zu einer billigen PC Spiel Show ab, wo man nur den Stecker ziehen muss und die Freiheits Kämpfer in Afghanistan, Somali Katz und Maus mit den Elektronic Spinnern auf Klein Kinder Niveau spielen

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Kosovo Mafia: Monopolet milionëshe të “Devollit”

April 21st, 2014
Hashim Thaci Mafia: “Devolli Group”, property of brothers Blerim and Shkëlqim Devolli, although officially donated only 1 thousand euro to PDK only for its branch in
Serb-Albanian Mafia:
Policia Dyshon se Devolli po Kontrabandonte Kafe në Serbi

Devolli hearing adjourned due to absent witness

BIRN monitors continued to follow the case widely known as the ‘Devolli’ case, in which Shkëlqim and Blerim Devolli and Ismet Bojku stand accused of the criminal offences of fraud, entering into harmful contracts, and falsifying documents; Shyqyri Haxha and Rexhë Gjonbalaj stand accused of entering into harmful contracts, and abusing official positions.

These charges related to the signature of a 2008 contract between Post and Telecom of Kosovo (PTK) and the telecommunications company Dardafone—a consortium of the Devolli Group and the Unitel company from New York—for the establishment of a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO).

Kosovo’s Telecommunication Regulatory Authority licensed Dardafone to operate as an MVNO, providing telephone services using PTK’s infrastructure. According to the agreement, Dardafone would receive 78 percent of the profit, which is unprecedented for MVNOs. Prior to signing the agreement, the name of the contract was changed from Dardafone to Dardafone.net. The Devolli Group and Unitel later signed an out-of-court agreement to buy/sell shares of Dardafon.

In January’s session, witness Suzana Angjelkovic, a former member of the PTK board, was absent due to health problems, as she had been in end-October. Special Prosecutor Joachim Stollberg considered that her testimony is vital for the process, and the presiding judge said that, if a medical certificate is not produced within eight days, an arrest warrant will be issued for Ms Angjelkovic.

The trial panel informed the defence that they had received the list of all defence witnesses.

An expert report from Shkëlqim Devolli’s defence team was then read, according to which the launch of Dardafone was not damaging for PTK’s mobile operator, Vala.

The report claimed that, when Dardafone was established, Vala’s subscriber numbers remained  relatively stable. Indeed, the analysis indicated that the contract was actually profitable for PTK.

The defence then requested that the procedures against two Devolli brothers and Ismet Bojku be separated from those for the others. The Special Prosecutor asked the trial panel to deny the request.

The trial panel rejected the request, and the next hearing session was scheduled for end of March.

http://drejtesianekosove.com/en/Bulletin-26/Devolli-hearing-adjourned-due-to-absent-witness-1502

Moskuptimet e ‘Devolli Group’
Monopolet milionëshe të “Devollit”

Liridon Llapashtica Publikuar: 21.04.2014 – 08:06

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Driton Bublaku

Qendrës së Automjeteve të Kosovës (QAK), “Eurolab”, në pronësi të Shkëlqim Devollit, nuk i ka mjaftuar që të përfitojë miliona euro tash pesë vjet nga monopoli që ka për homologim të automjeteve, për po kaq kohë, ajo përfiton edhe nga 1.5 milion euro në vit vetëm për një foto, e cila u bëhet automjeteve që kryejnë kontrollin teknik në qendrat e kontrollit teknik në gjithë Kosovën.

Secili automjet që e kryen kontrollin teknik, nga pagesa prej 30 euro që bën, 5 euro i shkojnë kompanisë “Devolli”, e cila është aksionare në “Eurolab”. Devolli njëri nga financuesit kryesorë të partisë më të madhe në pushtet PDK, duke e parë se në vazhdimësi ka mbështetjen e politikës dhe se monopoli në këtë biznes i ka sjellë përfitime marramendëse, tani është përkujdesur që të lidhë kontratë me 106 qendra të kontrollit teknikë sa janë në tërë Kosovë.

Tashmë kanë filluar që t’u kërkojnë lidhjen e kontratës qendrave të kontrollit teknik. Mirëpo, Ministria e Infrastrukturës e cila ka nën kontroll QAK-un, thotë se nuk është e obliguar të arrihen marrëveshje me qendrat për kontrollim teknik të automjeteve. Kurse arsyetimi i QAK-ut është se këto kontrata u duhen për shkak se kanë nevojë të bëjnë unifikimin e transaksioneve bankare.

Manxhuka: 5 euro, plaçkë ndaj qytetarëve

Kryetari i Shoqatës së Qendrave të Kontrollit Teknik, Mirsad Manxhuka, ka hedhur një varg akuzash dhe kritika në drejtim te Ministrisë së Infrastrukturës. Manxhuka, sipas të cilit, “Eurolab” është favorizuar tash pesë vjet, e cila ka monopol në këtë shërbim.

Ai ka thënë se shuma prej 5 euro për verifikimin e paraqitjes fizike të mjetit në qendrën e kontrollit teknik përmes kamerës është plaçkë, e cila po u bëhet qytetarëve të Kosovës.

“Ka pasur kompani e cila të njëjtin shërbim e ka ofruar edhe me 1 euro, plus ka ofruar edhe incizimin e gjithë procedurës, ku bëhet kontrolli teknik”, ka bërë të ditur Manxhuka.

Ai është ankuar se qendrat e kontrollimit teknik janë ngarkuar që të marrin nga qytetarët nga 5 euro për këtë shërbim të cilat mandej i transferohen në xhirollogari QAK-ut. “300 mijë automjete janë në Kosovë, dhe nga 5 euro, bëjnë 1.5 milion euro, të gjitha këto para në i mbledhim për QAK, pa kurrfarë përfitimi”, ka thënë Manxhuka.

Qendra e Automjeteve të Kosovës tani e 5 vjet ka edhe monopolin për homologimin e automjeteve, për të cilin shërbim qytetarët e Kosovës detyrohen të paguajnë nga 130 euro.

Ministria nuk obligon kontrata

Zyrtarët e Ministrisë së Infrastrukturës, të cilët edhe kanë autorizuar QAK-un që të kryejë shërbimet e mbikëqyrjes profesionale të qendrave të kontrollit teknik, kanë thënë se nuk është e obliguar që t’u ofrojë kontrata qendrave të kontrollit teknik. Sipas tyre, Udhëzimi Administrativ nuk e përcakton një gjë të cilën QAK-u po synon ta bëjë. “Kamerat shërbejnë për verifikimin e paraqitjes fizike të mjetit në qendrën e kontrollit teknik.

Ky proces kryhet përmes kamerave, të cilat posedojnë mundësinë e leximit të tabelave dhe ruajtjen e fotove të mjetit i cili kryen verifikimin e rregullsisë teknike”, thuhet në përgjigjet e kësaj Ministrie. Nga kjo Ministri thuhet se QAK “Eurolab” në mbështetje të Ligjit për Siguri në Komunikacionin Rrugor posedon autorizim për ofrimin e këtij shërbimi, por, sipas tyre, ky autorizim është i afatizuar, me mundësi të vazhdimit.

QAK-u nuk e pyet Ministrinë, kërkon kontrata

Përfaqësuesi i QAK-ut “Eurolab”, Riza Gjakova, thotë për “Zërin” se në periudhën e kaluar ka pasur laramani ne formën e pagesës së obligimeve të qendrave të kontrollimit teknik ndaj QAK-ut dhe, sipas tij, kjo po i shtynë që të lidhin këto kontrata.

“Për t’i unifikuar transaksionet bankare në mes të QAK-ut dhe QKTA-ve, palët kontraktuese kanë nënshkruar kontratën konform procedurave të kërkuara nga bankat dhe pa cenuar kërkesat e U.A. 2008/08”, ka thënë Gjakova, duke shtuar se të njëjtën përgjigje i kanë dërguar edhe Ministrisë së Infrastrukturës.

Ai ka bërë të ditur se QAK-u do të vazhdojë të shpërndajë këto kontrata te qendrat e kontrollimeve teknike. “Janë numër i vogël që nuk duan ta bëjnë këtë kontratë. Nuk mund ta di se sa kanë nënshkruar, por janë motive tjera këto të cilët po e kundërshtojnë”, ka thënë Gjakova.

 

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