Today, President Gjorge Ivanov met with the Ambassador of the European Union to Macedonia, Samuel Žbogar, where they discussed the current political situation, especially after the failed attempt by the leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Nikola Gruevski, to form a new government.

Ambassador Žbogar passed on the party’s views to the European Union, informs Ivanov’s Cabinet.

At the meeting, Ivanov informed the Ambassador that “after he receives official notification from the Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia that the program and the proposal for the composition of the new government have not been submitted, consultations will start with the relevant authorities and political parties”.

Today, Maja Kocijančič, spokeswoman for the European Commission at a press conference pointed out that the EU expects President Gjorge Ivanov “to carry out an urgent and open consultation” with the country’s political parties and “quickly determine a leader who will form a government”.