Soros gave Clinton step-by-step instructions on how to tackle Albania unrest – WikiLeaks emailPublished time: 12 Aug, 2016 09:46Edited time: 12 Aug, 2016 14:36Get short URLU.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton © Chris Keane / Reuters
An email leaked by WikiLeaks reveals that when Hillary Clinton was US secretary of state in 2011, billionaire George Soros instructed her on how to handle unrest in Albania, stressing it “needs urgent attention at senior levels of the US government.”“Dear Hillary,” begins the email dated January 24, 2011 from the founder of Open Society Foundations, Soros.“A serious situation has arisen in Albania which needs urgent attention at senior levels of the US government. You may know that an opposition demonstration in Tirana on Friday resulted in the deaths of three people and the destruction of property,” Soros says, according to the leaked email.Read moreSoros-funded DNC ‘superlawyer’ challenges voter ID laws to ‘protect the Obama coalition’Three men were shot dead as anti-government demonstrators clashed with police in the Albanian capital in late January of 2011.
Supporters of the opposition Socialist Party refused to accept the results of a 2009 election, citing corruption and fraud, when then-Prime Minister Sali Berisha’s Democratic Party won by a thin margin. Berisha accused the opposition of attempting to provoke a Tunisia-style uprising, saying “the bastard children of Albania’s own Ben Alis conceived Tunisian scenarios.”