Considered as the most successful minister and the most commended one by the prime minister during the first term in office, he suddenly saw himself facing accusations for involvement in international drug traffic. The case went as far as issuing a house arrest against him, but later, this order was repealed. But, problems for the new government cabinet would not end there. Tahiri’s successor, Fatmir Xhafaj would be accused by the opposition for drug traffic, but this time, the case involved his brother. This was another “storm” which generated a series of political developments, culminating with a big protest organized by the opposition demanding the minister’s resignation, which did not happen. However, such developments don’t seem to have forced the Prime Minister to make cabinet changes. The cabinet continues to remain the same a year on. It’s been a while that he’s been focusing on a much larger objective. The opening of EU accession talks, which, although it was delayed until June next year, the objective remains the same.