Location: Tirana: Pallati i Kongreseve (Palace of Congresses)
Date/Time: Saturday, December 18, 2021, at 11:00 a.m.
Event: A political gathering has been announced to take place beginning at 11:00 a.m. December 18 at Pallati i Kongreseve (Palace of Congresses) in Tirana. This gathering may migrate to other locations in Tirana. The exact size and duration of the expected gathering is unknown.
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