By: Shpend Kursani
Decisions made by institutions under the influence of PDK in 2014 led to the current political stalemate. But the vote tally points to a way out.
Anybody following elections in most Western Balkan countries has most likely encountered a the keyword: ‘institutional crisis.’ It is no different with the recent elections in Kosovo, which have not produced a fully-established parliament or government since June.
With the Assembly unable to vote on a government as it cannot elect a speaker without the Democratic Party of Kosovo, PDK, being there, we have an ‘institutional crisis.’ But the question begging to be answered is – how did we get here?