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Zaev: All processes led by SPO and are supported by evidence will continue

All processes for which there is evidence will continue, as the evidence is alive and well, they exist and no one can destroy or hide them, said today Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, when asked whether he is saving his coalition partner, DUI's party leader Ali Ahmeti with the legal solution for SPO. He also said that for the cases...

Spasovski: I have not been dismissed, I am still at work

Oliver Spasovski is still the Minister of Interior and Frosina Tashevska-Remenski is still the Minister of Labour and Social Policy, and have both categorically denied that they were dismissed. Today they confirmed for "Meta" that they are working in their capacities as ministers and say that they will remain at their functions until the State Election Commission announces the final...

Former Prime Minister’s one hundred day resignation stretches into one year

The VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski's resignation as Prime Minister has lasted 322 days instead of 100 days as instructed by the Pržino Agreement. Last year in May, in an interview with "Sitel" TV, Gruevski was adamant that neither would he resign nor would he accept the formation of a caretaker government because, he said, it would be cowardly. However, time has...

Hahn and MEPs Howitt, Vajgl and Kukan Discussed Macedonia Today in Strasbourg

The European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn met with the three MEPs, Richard Howitt, Ivo Vajgl and Eduard Kukan in Strasbourg today where they discussed the current political situation in Macedonia. After the meeting, Commissioner Hahn took to his twitter account to remind everyone how important credible elections are for the country. https://twitter.com/JHahnEU/status/775726021190492160 https://twitter.com/JHahnEU/status/775726336191172608 The three MEPs and European...

What do the foreigners expect from the elections and after them?

Holding elections does not mean that necessary reform process in Macedonia has ended, these were the categorical statements by representatives of the international community, which were directly or indirectly involved in brokering the Pržino Agreement and its sequel reached on July 20 this year. Mainly, what's required is implement urgent reforms, the SPO can smoothly continue their work, all political...

Early Elections will be held on December 11, Interim Government will be chosen on Friday

The leaders of the four largest political parties, signatories to the Pržino Agreement tonight finally agreed that on December 11, early parliamentary elections will be held. The four leaders are satisfied that all the conditions were met for fair and democratic elections. Also satisfied with the agreement were the two representatives from the international community, the US Ambassador to...

Dates & Deadlines: Visualization of the Agreement on 20th of July

Yesterday the political parties, signatories to the Pržino Agreement reached consensus for the opened issues. The agreement has several key dates and deadlines that need to be implemented before the leaders of the parties meet on August 31 to confirm the date for the elections and the transitional government. This will be confirmed by a signature.  

Political parties still considering new proposals

Political parties signatory to the Pržino Agreement are expected to reach a final agreement in negotiations on forming a transitional government and preparations for early parliamentary elections this week. The SDSM said that their position remains the same and that still do not know if there will be a meeting between the parties and the international community tomorrow. "The SDSM position...

MOI announces advertisement for the recruitment of 600 new police officers

The Ministry of Interior has published an ad for the recruitment of 600 new police officers, journalists at “Meta” have learned. It will be published and advertised in tomorrow’s “Offical Gazette” and tomorrow's editions of the daily newspapers. From what can be understood from the advertisement so far, they are looking to enroll another 600 police officers for work at...

No agreement – Talks continue tomorrow

Today's negotiations over the cleansing of the electoral roll and reforms to the media between the working groups of the political parties and Ambassadors Aivo Orav and Jess Baily came to an end without an agreement. US Ambassador, Jess Baily, said he was not disappointed because sometimes to reach an agreement, time is needed. “We had a five-hour constructive debate and...

Haindl in Skopje on Wednsday, Nuland’s visit still not confirmed

The special German envoy who has been sent to Macedonia especially to help resolve the political crisis, the German Ambassador to Austria, Johannes Haindl will be visiting Skopje on Wednesday, confirmed the German Embassy in Skopje for “Meta”. For now, details on Haindl's visit are being kept quiet. The media has speculated that the Assistant Secretary of State from the...

Baily: Work Towards Removing all Obstacles so the SPO can Function Normally

US Ambassador to Macedonia, Jess Baily today emphasized that all institutions and political parties should be working towards removing all obstacles so the Special Prosecution’s Office can function normally. “We urge all parties and institutions to work towards removing all obstacles for the SPO. It is very important to establish accountability for the wiretapping and everything which emerges from it. As...

Commissioner Hahn welcomes the full withdrawal of the pardons and calls parties back for talks

European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, on his twitter account, welcomed President Gjorgi Ivanov’s decision to fully revoke all 56 pardons he had granted to politicians and their associates and urges party leaders, signatories to the Przhino Agreement to go back to the negotiating table. https://twitter.com/JHahnEU/status/739872102489133060 https://twitter.com/JHahnEU/status/739873136661958656 https://twitter.com/JHahnEU/status/739873866059808768

Plomp: The country has to begin implementing the reforms

Dutch Ambassador Wouter Plomp while at today’s "Coffee Break" event, organized in cooperation with the Secretariat for European Affairs, answering a question by the media, said that everything on paper in the form of an Agreement, has to be fulfilled. As said by Plomp, the country must begin implementing the reforms, but the most important thing now is to focus...

Parliament has postponed elections – No new date has been set

With 96 votes "for" and no MPs voted “against” the amendments to the Electoral Code, postponed the election, previously scheduled for June 5. A new date has not been determined as amended. The vote was preceded by a heated debate, which lasted for more than an hour and began by addressing the DUI MP Dzevad Ademi, who said today's decision by...

Great Britain is concerned about Gruevski’s commitment to the democratic process

British Shadow Foreign Secretary, Hilary Benn, yesterday demanded an explanation from the British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Commonwealth what assessment he has made of implications for democracy and the rule of law in Macedonia, after the recent presidential pardon for politicians in the country. State Secretary for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Philip Hammond, referred to the statement...

Koenders writes to all leaders: Minimum criteria for credible elections have not been met

The Dutch Foreign Minister, whose country holds the EU presidency, Bert Koenders, sent a letter to all the leaders of political parties who are signatories to the Przhino Agreement, where he expressed serious concern about the situation in Macedonia and urgently requires a solution to solve the political crisis through the full implementation of the Agreement. “As the Presidency of...

Johannes Hahn sends letter to all four political leaders: Sit down, and work it out

The European Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn sent a letter to the leaders of the four parties which are signatories to the Przhino Agreement Nikola Gruevski, Zoran Zaev, Ali Ahmeti and Menduh Thaci, reports Alsat-M. According to diplomatic sources, the International Community is insisting on a new meeting after the failed meeting in Vienna. "The parties have...

Howitt for “Meta”: Macedonia is in a dangerous and unstable position

MEP and one of the mediators of the Przino Agreement, Richard Howitt in an interview for "Meta", said that responsibility of the future of Macedonia is in the hands of the Macedonians politicians. He noted that the country is in a dangerous and unstable condition, and that politicians in Skopje, after yesterday's warnings from Brussels, should reconsider in which direction...

Baily and Orav are calming the situation while meeting with civil society organizations

The Ambassadors of the US and EU, Jess Baily and Aivo Orav in the next few days will  have meetings with representatives from various civil society organizations, diplomatic sources told journalists at “Meta”. Meetings such as our source says, aims to calm the situation in the country, after the situation escalated followed by  the decision by of President Gjorge Ivanov to stop...