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Civic associations have called the political parties to sign a declaration for adoption of an Antidiscrimination Law

Nine networks of civic associations that all together comprise more than 100 associations have called upon the political parties that will run at the parliamentary elections to support the declaration for a priority adoption of the Law on Prevention and Protection against Discrimination by the future members of the Parliament. The goal of the declaration is to oblige the political...

The electoral system remains a source of crisis in North Macedonia

Фото: Борче Поповски
With the latest amendments to the Electoral Code from February 2020, some improvements have been made, primarily in voter registration, in voting procedures, and in expanding and clarifying the competencies of the State Audit Office (SAO) and the State Commission for Prevention of Corruption (SCPC) on financial control. However, the election model remained with six constituencies (in the country) and...

SDSM for elections at the end of June, VMRO-DPMNE for the beginning of September

The second political parties leaders' meeting in North Macedonia President's Office today finished without agreement on the date for the parliamentary elections. The largest opposition party, VMRO-DPMNE has opted for the end of August or beginning of September, while the SDSM is all for the end of June. According to VMRO-DPMNE, the late date will expose the citizens to least health...

The published “bombs” will continue to detonate and MoI will have to search for those that are hidden in various private archives

"The bombs" that were already published and still exist on the Internet, will not be destroyed or sanctioned, said the former Minister of Interior Pavle Trajanov, after the Ministry of Justice announced that with the new law of Public Prosecution, SPO will have to destroy the materials from the illegally wiretapped conversations. A problem are the unpublished "bombs" that are...

Xhaferi gives parties three-day deadline to convey their positions on referendum

Today, Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi notified parliamentary groups that they will have a three-day deadline to answer, whether they would participate in the public propaganda for the referendum, that should be conducted by Parliament, as well as on what kind of campaign they will lead and whether they will be "For" "or "Against" on the referendum issue. The notification was addressed...

Government line-up to be announced following May 1st holiday

Current talks are ongoing but will end this weekend, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev stated in answer to a journalist’s question regarding the government's reshuffle and negotiations with possible new coalition partners. “Following the end of 1st of May holiday, we will disclose information concerning the make-up of the government and the director's appointments. The members of the various  parties whose...

Dimitrov will inform the leadership and political parties separately on name talks

There will be no meeting between the leadership regarding the process of the name talks. Foreign minister Nikola Dimitrov will inform representatives from the state leadership and political parties regarding the course of negotiations, at separate meetings. Last week, Dimitrov announced that after the name talks in Vienna, a meeting would be held between the state leadership and leaders of...

Vajgl: The “Jean Monnet” process is not a replacement or an extention of the Pržino Agreement

In the last week of January, next year, representatives of various political parties, MEPs, EU experts, together with EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn and representatives of French Parliament and the French government in Paris, will begin the process of mutual dialogue on important issues, which was called “Jean Monnet”, reported the European Parliament's rapporteur...

27 complaints were lodged to the Administrative Court about rejected complaints by SEC

A total number of 27 complaints were lodged at the Administrative Court by political parties this evening against the decisions made by the State Election Commission (SEC) concerning the complaints about the first round of local elections, that were organized on the 15th of October, announced the court. Otherwise, the deadline for lodging appeals concerning rejected complaints by SEC...

Heated debates and slow progress at SEC, rejected four complaints lodged by VMRO-DPMNE

Heated debates among the members of the State Election Commission between members of SDSM and VMRO-DPMNE marked the today's session by SEC during which out of 43 lodged complaints only 7 were discussed. All 7 complaints, which were chosen by a lottery were lodged by VMRO-DPMNE. Out of 7, 4 were rejected by the Commission, and the remaining 3...

Žbogar and EU ambassadors called for the elections to be without intimidation and violence

Today, the EU delegation and the embassies of EU member states announced that the local elections on October 15th and 29th October are an opportunity for citizens to express their views on the direction in which their municipalities should move in the future. "The EU encourages political leaders, their parties and relevant stakeholders to use the electoral process to confirm...

Chichakovski has called upon the political parties to stop all incidents

The President of the State Election Commission (SEC), Aleksandar Chichakovski has issued an appeal to the political parties to stop urgently with causing incidents and has stated that the violence int he pre-election period can cause only damage to the candidates, political parties, the election process and the state. Speaking on behalf of SEC, Chichakovski condemned all previous incidents...

Hoyt Yee: For integration into NATO and the EU it is crucial to determine who was behind the wiretapping

It is very important to determine the responsibility for the illegal wiretapping and alleged government misconduct, because it will be a key step for Macedonia to reassure NATO and the European Union, as well as other international partners, that it is ready to integrate into those organizations. This was pointed out by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Hoyt Bryan Yee,...

Hahn and Priebe tomorrow in Skopje for discussions on implementing reforms

The European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, will be travelling to Skopje for a meeting with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, government officials, as well as leaders from political parties. The main focus will be on the implementation of the reforms priorities and the Przino Agreement. The European Commission stated that the EU Commissioner would discuss with...

Polls: VMRO DPMNE leads against SDSM by 0.8 %, and Gruevski leads against Zaev by 1 %

If the elections would have been organized tomorrow, 24,5 % of citizens would have voted for VMRO-DPMNE, and 23,7% for SDSM, show the results of the last polls organized by Telma TV and the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCMS). According to the results of the polls, 8,5% of the citizens would be voting for DUI, 3,7% for Besa...

France: Awarding the mandate is an opportunity to overcome the political crisis

France welcomes the decision made by President Gjorge Ivanov to award the mandate to form a government to Zoran Zaev, the president of SDSM, announced today the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “This is an opportunity for the country to overcome the political crisis. We hope that that the new government will be formed soon”, reads the statement. The French Ministry...

VMRO-DPMNE is the record holder with 1.88 million euros in donations in 2016

The record holder between the political parties for collected donations from January 1 to December 31, 2016 is VMRO-DPMNE, with a total collection of 1.88 million euros in membership and donations from individuals and companies, states the report issued yesterday by the State Audit Office. From the total 5.880 registered contributors, the party collected 115.55 million denars, which amounts to 1.878...

Hoyt Yee today and tomorrow will meet with Ivanov, Xhaferi and the party leaders

The US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Hoyt Brian Yee today and tomorrow in Skopje will meet with President Gjorge Ivanov, the party leaders and as the embassy says “Speaker of Parliament, Talat Xhaferi.” Deputy Assistant Secretary Yee except with Ivanov and Xhaferi, will meet with the political party leaders Nikola Gruevski, Zoran Zaev, Ali...

Hoyt Yee will meet with Ivanov tomorrow, as swell as Xhaferi and other party leaders

The US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Hoyt Brian Yee will arrive tomorrow in Skopje on a two-day visit during which he will meet with president Gjorge Ivanov, the party leaders and as the embassy says “Speaker of Parliament, Talat Dzaferi.” “Hoyt Brian Yee, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs,...

Ivanov appeals for calm and calls for a leaders’ meeting at his office

President Gjorge Ivanov addressed citizens tonight and appealed for calm amid the tensions and violence and called on leaders of the parliamentary parties to attend the leaders' meeting tomorrow at his office. “In these times of great concern surrounding the recent events in the Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia, I urge everybody to be calm. I call on you...