Monthly Archives: October 2023

Mickoski Criticises Kovacevski over Comments on Pardon Draft-Law

Commenting on PM Dimitar Kovacevski’s stand regarding amendments to the Pardon Draft-Law, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski asked on Friday whether the PM read texts of draft-laws adopted at Government sessions. For now, it’s still not known how the potential adoption will affect Haki Aziri and Fejzi Aziri, convicted to nine and 15 years in prison in the Monster case (which ...

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Interior Minister Spasovski against Adoption of Pardon Draft-Law

According to Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski, there should be an improvement and increase of prison capacities instead of adoption of the Pardon Draft-Law. As he said on Saturday, it’s a bad time to adopt the law, while the scope of persons that will be covered will not have the desired effect and result in improvement of prison conditions. “A strategic ...

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Kasami: Replacing ‘20%’ Wording Is Condition for Constitutional Changes

In an interview with Radio Free Europe, BESA leader Bilall Kasami says his party’s MPs will not support the constitutional changes until the term “Albanian language” replaces the so-called 20% wording. As he adds, it’s a joint stand of the opposition from the ethnic Albanian bloc that the replacement needs to be made. “Until the Government sees no interests to ...

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Minister Spasovski: No Deadline for Completing Constitutional Changes Process

Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski hasn’t given an exact answer as to whether there are opposition MPs that will support the constitutional changes. “That will be shown when it needs to be shown,” he said on Saturday. According to Spasovski, there is no deadline for completing the process. As he added, the end of November is the deadline when, basically, the ...

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