Berisha Concedes Loss Albanian President Sali Berisha conceded today that his ruling Democratic Party lost parliamentary elections to the opposition Socialists and pledged that he would respect the vote. But NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Tirana that it is still unclear whether Berisha will resign as president. He may insist on waiting for a second round of elections next week. Meanwhile, members of Berisha's loyal police are saying they will not accept the results of the vote.
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Berisha Concedes Loss

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Berisha Concedes Loss

Berisha Concedes Loss

Berisha Concedes Loss

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Albanian President Sali Berisha conceded today that his ruling Democratic Party lost parliamentary elections to the opposition Socialists and pledged that he would respect the vote. But NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Tirana that it is still unclear whether Berisha will resign as president. He may insist on waiting for a second round of elections next week. Meanwhile, members of Berisha's loyal police are saying they will not accept the results of the vote.