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Zaev after meeting Ahmeti: There will be no changes to the Constitution, even if I don’t collect all signatures

The leader of SDSM, Zoran Zaev, tonight after a three-hour meeting with DUI leader Ali Ahmeti in Mala Recica, stated that they are close to coming to an agreement because at the meeting they focused on the constitutionality of the solutions. “Negotiations are underway. The intensity is increasing. Certain issues have been cleared up and those issues will be passed...

New German President Steinmeier, the man who pushed forward the Przino 2 Agreement

The new President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, as former German Foreign Minister, a responsibility which he held until early last month, among other things, was active in the process of resolving the political crisis in Macedonia. His involvement. although was not very publicly exposed, it was of crucial importance in getting the Macedonian parties to the negotiating table in the...

Moscow: Shameless manipulation of voters could destabilize Macedonia

"We note a serious aggravation of the political crisis in the Republic of Macedonia. It is obvious that the contrived early parliamentary elections, which were held on December 11, 2016, have not helped stabilise the situation", said Monday's commentary of the department for information and press from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. According to the Russian...

Ivanov asks new Government to protect the unitary character of the country

Today, Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov, during his traditional New Year's speech, called on the people to stop the rhetoric of division into patriots and traitors and asked for forgiveness, reconciliation and responsibility. Ivanov said he would never agree for Macedonia to be a bi-national or federal state. He urged politicians not to think about post-election bargaining over national interests, and...

Tomorrow VMRO-DPMNE are organizing a large national gathering

Tomorrow at 15:00, at the “Boris Trajkovski” Sports Centre, the ruling VMRO-DPMNE party are organizing a large national gathering, announced the Youth Union of the VMRO-DPMNE on their “Facebook” page. “The VMRO-DPMNE calls for an end to the political crisis. It is time to end the destruction, the conflicts, playing with the people's’ feelings, we have to put an end...

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...

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...

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...

Zaev: SDSM are ready for elections, and I am ready to be the future Prime Minister

The Social Democratic Union of Macedonia are ready for elections, said the leader of the opposition party, Zoran Zaev in an interview with "Radio Free Europe" and added that if the people decide to give him their support, he would "certainly grab the honour" to be next Prime Minister of the country. He says that about 65 percent of the...

Berlin: The parties can no longer test the International Community’s patience

Berlin is “extremely concerned about the internal political situation in Macedonian”, said the German Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth from Brussels. He stressed that the country needs to meet two requirements urgently, firstly, to create conditions for democratic and free elections, and to fully support the Special Prosecutor’s Office. “The political parties should not test the patience of...

Garrett: Political leaders urgently need to come to an agreement

British Ambassador Charles Garrett, said on his "Twitter" account that politicians urgently need to come to an agreement and resolve the political crisis. He said the following: https://twitter.com/BritAmbCGarrett/status/730402701511659520

Germany appoints a special envoy to Macedonia to help resolve political crisis

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has appointed a special envoy to Macedonia, which should mediate in resolving the political crisis. The German  Foreign Office announced this on their official Twitter account this afternoon. The special envoy, according to the announcement, will be working in coordination with representatives of the European Union and the United States in the country to mediate...

“What elections? Are you joking?” – Ahmeti tells Vienna’s “Standard”

"What elections? Are you joking?" This was the reaction of the leader of the Democratic Union for Integration (DUI), Ali Ahmeti, when he answered the first question in an interview with the Austrian newspaper "Der Standard" about the elections. The DUI’s response explains the parties position on meeting all the criteria, according to them, the credibility of the elections has to...

Because of the political crisis, international financial institutions will stop lending money to Macedonia

Because of the political crisis, international financial institutions will stop lending money to Macedonia reports "Prizma". Diplomatic sources in Skopje say that the World Bank has halted the second phase of the program for the improvement of municipal services in Macedonia which was supposed to provide loans to 57 municipalities for investments in infrastructure, such as water supply, sanitation, solid...

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...