Coalition for European Macedonia Launches Pre-referendum Campaign

The coalition ‘United for European Macedonia’ launched Friday the pre-referendum campaign in the town of Kocani. At a public gathering, dubbed ‘Come out FOR European Macedonia’, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev referred to the overall benefits of the country’s accession to the European Union and NATO. Voting ‘in favour at the referendum will mean access for the country to the European market, EU funds for projects in the spheres of infrastructure, agriculture, reforms of the judiciary…, Zaev said. Referring to Skopje-Athens (name) agreement, Zaev said some politicians with poor rating had been making attempts to persuade citizens that the deal was detrimental to the Macedonian identity and language in spite of the fact that everybody could get familiar with the document.

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