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Sixth Day of the Parliamentary Election Campaign

The political parties continue Monday with the campaign, the caravan of the SDSM-led coalition “We can” visiting Gevgelija and Aracinovo, while the VMRO-DPMNE coalition visits Jegunovce, Brvenica, Gjorce Petrov and Kumanovo. Rhetoric on the sixth day of the election campaign focus on the economy. Many of the party’s list carriers were campaigning throughout the country. SDSM leader Zoran Zaev, and ...

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Fifth Campaign Day for 15 July Snap Parliamentary Elections

The election campaign for the 15 July snap parliamentary elections is at the end of its first quarter, and while political parties and coalitions are promoting their political offerings on the ground in compliance with health protocols, new “bombs” and mutual accusations are being posted on social media. On the fifth day of the 20-day election campaign, the caravan of ...

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Parties Continue Parliamentary Elections Campaign Activities

Political parties on Thursday, through various activities and meetings with citizens, continued the campaigning for the tenth consecutive parliamentary elections on 15 July. The two major parties were both in the Ohrid region. SDSM in visited Ohrid where the leader of the party and holder of the fourth constituency Zoran Zaev, among other things, talked about to the Euro-Atlantic integration ...

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Pre-Election Campaign Starts Throughout Country

The pre-election campaign for the tenth parliamentary elections scheduled for 15 July has started. SDSM began their campaign from Strumica, where leader Zoran Zaev in his address stated that the government led by SDSM realized the two biggest strategic goals of the country – NATO membership and membership negotiations with the European Union, while, he said, VMRO-DPMNE stayed aside and ...

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Government Decides on Election Advertising Before End of State of Emergency

Late Monday night, the government passed amendments to the Decree that intervened in the rules for paid political advertising for political parties. After AVMU interpreted that BESA cannot be considered as opposition party, given that it is in a pre-election coalition with SDSM, now the government has adopted amendments to the law with which the largest political party from the ...

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Zaev: It’s Good for DUI to go to Opposition After 17 Years in Power

Even if it is not possible to form a government without the support of DUI, their demand for an Albanian Prime Minister is not acceptable, in this both SDSM and VMRO DPMNE are decisive. Neither Zaev, nor Mickoski, nor Ahmeti should accept an ultimatum, says SDSM leader Zoran Zaev. He believes that such a request is a national-populist concept and ...

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Spasovski: Politicians to Send Message That Measures are Respected

There will be no rallies, and the most important thing is for politicians to send the message that the measures are being respected, said Technical Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski during Friday’s visit to Pirlep, answering the question of how the election campaign will be conducted and the messages will be delivered to voters. “I think there are many ways to ...

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Signed Code for Fair and Democratic Elections

With appeals for a safe campaign and voting process, the parties at the State Election Commission (SEC) building signed the Code for Fair and Democratic Elections, to be held on 15 July. They say large rallies and gatherings will not be organized in order to protect the public from COVID-19, they will reduce field activities and they will lobby for ...

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Two Years Marked Since Signing of Prespa Agreement

The Prespa Agreement is synonymous with the success of diplomacy, and it confirms the Macedonian identity – this is how former Prime Minister and SDSM leader Zoran Zaev assesses the resolution of the name issue two years after the signing of the agreement. Zaev, who received the Human Rights Award from the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, among other things for concluding ...

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Pre-Election Campaign Begins 24 June and Ends 12 July

The day after the agreement on the date of the elections, the OSCE/ODIHR mission said they would arrive in the country in three days and would start work on Monday, 22 June. Without rallies and larger gatherings – the crisis around the world pandemic will change the way most of the country’s political parties run election campaigns. The ruling SDSM ...

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