Edi Rama (58) is an Albanian politician, painter, writer, former university lecturer, publicist, and former basketball player. He has served as the 33rd and current prime minister of Albania since 2013 and chairman of the Socialist Party of Albania since 2005. In a recent visit to Israel, Rama made it clear where he stands on antisemitism: It should not be of concern only to the Jewish people, but to the entire world. This is especially significant since Albania is a Muslim-majority country.
— Wikipedia, The Jerusalem Post
Quote: “ ‘[Fighting] Antisemitism is a cause for everyone, not just for Israel or for Jewish people,’ Rama said on Monday night at an event in Jerusalem honoring him and Albanian families who protected Jews from the Nazis during the Holocaust. ‘This is why being against antisemitism is not [about keeping the] flag of Israel but of keeping the flag of humanity,’ he said.”
— Prime Minister Edi Rama
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