The meeting between leaders of political parties began with 20 minutes delay, because the Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski did not come on time.

The format of the attendees is the same as in previous meetings, and VMRO-DPMNE leader and Prime Minister came with Foreign Minister Nikola Popovski.

SDSM leader Zoran Zaev is in the presence of Renata Deskoska-Trenevska, while Ali Ahmeti, leader of DUI, is with the Minister of Education Abdilaqim Ademi.

It is expected EU Ambassador Aivo Orav, who is along with US ambassador Jess Bailey, to be present at the negotiations and to present the EC report drafted by Reinhard Priebe.

According to information from the negotiating teams, the meeting should not last long.