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If necessary, the MOI is prepared to defend Parliament

The Ministry of Interior (MOI) are monitoring the situation and if there is a violation of public order and peace, we are prepared to react, said MOI to “Meta” regarding recent statement of a possible forced entry into Parliament. “The Ministry of Interior has established operational headquarters in the field. If such a breach of public disorder does occur, the...

“Metamorphosis”: We do not organize training for protests, this is gross manipulation by Manevski

Claims published on March the 21st, 2017 by media outlets "Dnevnik", "Nova TV" and "Vecer", ascribed from Mihajlo Manevski, about the “Metamorphosis” Foundation in any connection to violence, represent gross manipulation and distortion of the truth, says "Metamorphosis". "The "Metamorphosis" Foundation using its training, builds the capacity of NGOs to use new technologies to be more effective in achieving their...

“For a United Macedonia” asks for a meeting with Commissioner Hahn

“For a United Macedonia” are asking for a meeting with European Commissioner of Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn who arrives in Macedonia on Tuesday. This was announced today by a member of the initiative and Director of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet, Igor Durlovski, who said that no one “is allowed, or can ignore 200.000 citizens who are...

Ombudsman: Attempts to politically involve students must stop

Today, in a statement the Ombudsman of the Republic of Macedonia, expressed serious concern regarding attempts to involve children in protests which are being organized in cities across the country. The Ombudsman also condemns the management’s approach in schools and calls on the school committees, Mayors, the State School Inspectorate and the Ministry of Education immediately, each of them within...

CIVIL: MOI should prevent attacks on journalists, activists and public personas

CIVIL – Center for Freedom condemned the physical attack on TV 24’s journalist which happened during the protests last night. “This isn’t an isolated incident and it is becoming obvious that the violence is part of the image of the protests from its very beginning. There were attacks on journalists that were doing their job i.e. to inform the general...

TV 24’s journalist was hit with a stick holding a flag during protests in Skopje

Journalist Hristijan Banevski was hit in the head with a stick holding a flag during the protest of “For a Unified Macedonia” in Skopje. TV 24 reported about the incident and stated that Banevski was firstly verbally attacked, and then he was hit in the head. "At today’s protest, TV 24’s crew was attacked again, verbally and then physically, when one...

Ahmeti: The crisis can be solved only through political means and not with protests

Before the start of DUI’s Central Presidency session, its party leader, Ali Ahmeti, announced that DUI’s leadership will have talks about forming a government and the constitutional possibilities for forming the Parliament. -At the session, there will be talks about the current political condition, about surpassing the political crisis and for forming of the state institutions, because if the...

US Embassy: There should be no pressure, intimidation and threats towards journalists

Freely, peacefully expressing opinions is a vital part of any democracy, as is a vibrant, independent media free of intimidation, replied the US Embassy to the question from “Meta”, “How would you comment on the frequent inter-ethnic incidents and the attack on the news crew from ‘A1on’ during the protest organized by “For a United Macedonia”. The Embassy repeated yesterday’s...

Out of solidarity for our attacked colleagues, “Meta” will not be reporting the protests

As a protest against the attack on our colleagues from the “A1on” portal and the continuous verbal attacks on all journalists, Meta News Agency joins other media outlets and will not report about today’s protests organized by the initiative “For a United Macedonia”, neither in Skopje or in other cities. If violence and new attacks occur, we shall report...

From the headquarters, VMRO’s members and sympathizers are now out on the streets

As soon as VMRO-DPMNE’s Central Management summoned its municipality committees to hold emergency meetings, VMRO-DPMNE‘s members and sympathizers began gathering in large numbers in front of its municipality headquarters throughout the country. -We are moving into offensive as our fatherland is under attack and Macedonia should be defended. A stormy period is about to set in, a spring with...

VMRO-DPMNE: Macedonia needs a genuine civil sector

Today in a statement, VMRO-DPMNE called for "desorosization" and accused Pavle Bogoevski, Ivana Tufekdzhikj and Lidija Dimova of being "just some of the minions of the pardoned criminal Zoran Zaev who prove that SDSM and Soros are one when it comes to forcing their anti-state agenda" . "These characters are not in the civil sector and they do not represent...

We want clean air, not a panoramic wheel and bohemian streets, say eco-activists

The introduction of a special traffic regime for vehicles, free public transportation all winter, more inspections, a penalty of 10 years imprisonment for destruction of any kind of vegetation, stop all projects like the Panoramic wheel, bohemian streets and styrofoam facades, and the re-direction of finances for the treatment of people that are sick due to air-pollution. These are...

Happy government mathematics: 49+10+5+3 or 49+10+5+3+2 or 51+10+2 or 51+10+3+2?

After the State Election Commission (SEC) announced that after the revote in Tearce, the ratio of the new parliament between VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM remains 51-49, deadlines for forming a new government are ticking,while other certain combinations and mathematical formulas are taking place concerning who the figure 61 MPs. While awaiting the official and final results, the parties from the early...

Kocijančič: Brussels concerned over negative rhetoric and urges parties to act responsibly

The European Commission today urged the public not to put pressure on the State Election Commission and the judiciary. “The Commission notes the preliminary results and the outcome of the complaints and awaits now the outcome of the appeal processes. The relevant national authorities, including the State Election Commission and the Courts, should be allowed to work unhindered, free from...

VMRO-DPMNE had sharp answers for the Ambassadors of the US, EU and Norway

Yesterday, the leader of the VMRO-DPMNE Nikola Gruevski held separate meetings with US Ambassador Jess Baily, EU Ambassador Samuel Žbogar and the Ambassador of Norway, Arne Sannes Bjørnstad, where they discussed the results of the early parliamentary elections, the expectations of the new parliament and government, the work of the State Election Commission as well as the hate speech...

Two years since “historical” student protest which opened the eyes of the public and Government

On this day, November 17, two years ago, students held the first student protest organized by the informal student organization, the "Student Plenum". Students were revolted after the Ministry of Education wanted to introduce a state exam or external testing to Universities. Exactly two years ago, several thousand students gathered in front of the University "Ss. Cyril and Methodius" and...

Traces of the “Colourful Revolution” undergo intensive cleaning

In the past few days, cleaning of the sculptures of the lion monuments located at the beginning of Goce Delchev Bridge, which were painted by the “Colourful Revolution” has intensified. Out of the four lions, two have been cleaned and the other two are currently covered in white sheets and work is in progress. A large number of monuments and state...

Bitola Farmers, Ilievski and Nedelkovski summoned for questioning by the PPO in Skopje

Skopje’s Public Prosecutor’s Office has summoned Bitola farmer Dusko Ilievski and tobacco grower Kire Nedelkovski for questioning regarding their participation in the protests held in Skopje in April, after President Gjorge Ivanov’s decision to pardon 56 politicians and their close associates. According to the summons, both Ilievski and Nedelovski were part of a mob that prevented an officer from carrying...

Tomorrow “Colourful Revolution” will protest against the governments new borrowing

The "Colourful Revolution" on Monday, at 19:00, will protest against the Eurobond, which will start outside the Special Public Prosecutor's Office. "Protest! There is no justice when the public debt keeps doubling. Every citizen in Macedonia already owes 2.200 euros, and the regime wants to put everyone in more debt, another 330 euros. This is another desperate attempt by this...

Russian Foreign Ministry: An aggressive minority are preparing a “Colour Revolution” in Macedonia

An aggressive minority paid from outside the country, who have a well-planned scheme are preparing a new "coloured revolution", this time in Macedonia, said today at a press briefing the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Marija Zakharova. Ms Zakharova made this remark when speaking in about the recent protests in Belgrade, which she says were organized by various NGOs with...