North Macedonia Belongs in EU, Says PM Kovacevski

At the Skopje Economic and Finance Forum, on Friday, PM Dimitar Kovacevski stated that North Macedonia belonged in the EU, where the best and most developed ones were.

As he added, the EU is open to swift integration. Regarding the changes to laws, the PM said they were done quickly in order for there to be alignment with the EU acquis, whereas EU Commissioner for Budget and Administration Johannes Hahn asked for there to be no rushing and for laws not to be adopted without a wide discussion.

The same day, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski reiterated his party’s criticism of the changes to the Criminal Code.