Macedonia and citizens have shown that they are part of the family of European countries and nations. The success is joint regardless of the organised boycott by VMRO-DPMNE, said PM Zoran Zaev, following the conclusion of the referendum. “Now the vote of citizens should be transposed to political activity in parliament,” said Zaev. Following the presentation of results, the PM said over 90 % of citizens that voted had voted affirmatively wherefore he did not plan to resign, assessing the referendum as successful. He thanked VMRO-DPMNE MPs who took responsibility for their country and voted, reiterating the appeal to MPs to follow the voice of citizens in order to accelerate the EU and NATO processes.