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Smaller Parties Are Again Asking for One Constituency

One constituency, no electoral threshold, open lists, proportional model – the smaller parliamentary parties again, this time in the run-up to the vote for a new government, are actualizing their demand for reform of the electoral legislation. However, they do not specify whether this will be a condition for the government in exchange for their parliamentary votes for the government, ...

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Convincing Victory by Kovacevski in SDSM Intra-Party Elections

The President of the Central Election Commission of SDSM, Viktorija Madic, announced the results of the intra-party elections of SDSM. Dimitar Kovacevski is the new president of SDSM. He was elected with 37,649 votes from the membership. The other two candidates were Jovan Despotovski who won 3,319 votes and Frosina Remenski who received 2,836 votes. 602 ballots were invalid. SDSM ...

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Buckovski: Talks Last for Longer Period

Vlado Buckovski, the special representative of North Macedonia for Bulgaria, whose mandate was extended to this position a week ago, told Deutsche Welle that the talks are not something that can be held from today for tomorrow, but last for a longer period. “The five points have been the subject of talks for more than a year. During the official ...

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Zaev’s Meeting with Government Coalition Parties Ends

The meeting of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev with the parties from the government coalition ended, at which he informed them about the agreement for Alternative to enter the Government. After the meeting, Tito Petkovski, President of NSDP, in a statement to the media said that they discussed what they should do as a coalition to prevent the country from rushing ...

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Alternative Gets Health, Information Society and Diaspora Ministry

Zaev and Gashi officially shook hands – Alternative enters the Government and will get three ministerial posts: Health, information society and administration and one reactivated without a portfolio for the diaspora. Gashi’s deputy ministers will also be appointed to three other ministries – in the ministries of education, culture and possibly agriculture. Alternative will take over director positions in over ...

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Two Candidacies for President of SDSM Submitted

Two days before the deadline for submission, two candidacies arrived at the Bihac headquarters – the one already announced by Deputy Minister of Finance Dimitar Kovacevski and the second, less expected of the former vice president of the party Frosina Remenski. “One of my basic commitments is to restore unity in the party and to restore unity in society so ...

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Milososki from Washington Says Country Will Not Receive Date in December

VMRO-DPMNE MP Antonio Milososki from Washington, where he is attending a conference on transatlantic security, said that the country will not receive a date for the start of negotiations this December, and that Albania is lobbying for separation from North Macedonia. He says this stems from conversations he has had with colleagues from France, Norway, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Albania ...

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Zaev-Gashi: Agreed in Principle on Program Aspects of Possible Cooperation

Prime Minister, Zoran Zaev, and the President of the political party Alternative, Afrim Gashi, with their teams, had a working meeting in the Club of MPs. At the meeting, an agreement in principle was reached on the program part of possible future cooperation expressed through the political and executive participation of Alternative in the Government. The interlocutors agree that the ...

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Zaev Confirms Resignation as Leader of SDSM and PM

The President of SDSM, Zoran Zaev confirmed that he resigning from the leadership position in SDSM and from the position of Prime Minister. At the same time, according to party sources, he mentioned that intra-party elections should be held for his successor and mentioned the deputy minister and member of the party Executive Board, Dimitar Kovacevski as one of the ...

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Dimitrov from Open Balkans: Results Are Key in Expanding This Initiative

The conference “Open Balkans – Road to Stabilization, Cooperation and Prosperity of the Region” was held Wednesday in the Serbian National Assembly in Belgrade. Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov, Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama and US Special Representative for the Western Balkans, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, ...

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