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No-confidence Vote Session not Held after Rexhepi Decides not to Participate

After more than 10 hours in Parliament on Thursday and several attempts for a start of the session for the no-confidence vote, which wasn’t held because the opposition didn’t have a quorum, VMRO-DPMNE left at 9:30 pm. Aleksandar Nikoloski, MP and Vice-President of the party, stated that 11 November would go down as a dark day in the history of ...

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Rexhepi Zejd Accepts Micevski’s ‘Challenge’ for New No-confidence Initaitive

VMRO-DPMNE Parliamentary Group Coordinator Nikola Micevski urged on Tuesday fellow MP Skender Rexhepi Zejd, who’s part of Alternative, not to give up on the deal for a new parliamentary majority to topple the government. As he said, Rexhepi Zejd should choose 19 MPs from VMRO-DPMNE’s Parliamentary Group that will submit, together with him, a new initiative to Parliament for a ...

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Session for No-confidence Vote Scheduled for Thursday

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi has scheduled the session for the no-confidence vote for Thursday at 11 PM. On Monday, the opposition submitted to Parliament the list of 61 MP signatures. VMRO-DPMNE expects the majority to support the initiative on Thursday and even increase. Aleksandar Nikoloski, MP from Hristijan Mickoski’s party, said intensive talks were underway with several parliamentarians more. “I ...

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Mickoski: New Majority Secured in Parliament

On Friday night, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said a new majority had been secured in Parliament. “A new future is coming, new time, and new hope,” he wrote on his official Facebook page. The new majority was signed by MPs from Mickoski’s party, BESA, Alliance for Albanians, and Levica. “We have a majority that will guarantee that this government led ...

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New Government Reportedly Expected to be Formed in 10 Days

At the meetings PM Zoran Zaev had with the Democratic Union and LDP, there was a discussion on his potential successors. Next week, SDSM’s most senior party bodies will be in session and need to voice a stand on the resignation issue. Zaev told them he wasn’t changing his mind and would resign as SDSM President, too. The expectations are ...

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VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM still Divided over Early Elections Issue

“A resignation right away, swift elections, and citizens saving themselves from the further sinking, crime, and corruption. That’s what we’re offering to this government,” VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski stated on Wednesday. In his view, only swift elections that will result in a firm and stable government will enable the serious challenges that lie ahead for the country to be faced. ...

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Zaev’s Resignation still not Submitted to Parliament

The resignation as PM announced by Zoran Zaev still hasn’t been officially submitted to Parliament. VMRO-DPMNE said on Tuesday Zaev was bluffing. According to the opposition party, SDSM is once again not keeping its word, in addition to continuing to underestimating citizens. “Zoran Zaev has once again bluffed and remained with a Facebook resignation,” VMRO-DPMNE Executive Committee member Dragan Kovacki ...

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Grubi: Ruling Partners without Doubt over Majority and against Zaev’s Decision

After the meeting of the coalition partners from the ruling majority on Monday, DUI’s Artan Grubi stated that everybody who had participated didn’t have a single doubt regarding the parliamentary majority. Grubi, Minister of Political System and Inter-Community Relations, who also serves as First Deputy PM, stated that everyone was also against Zoran Zaev’s announced resignation.  According to him, everybody ...

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Zaev Resigning as both PM and SDSM President

On Sunday night, after the end of the voting process, Zoran Zaev said he was resigning as both PM and SDSM President. “Allow me, on behalf of SDSM and all our people, to congratulate our opponents,” he said, adding that he took full responsibility for the political developments. According to Zaev, huge use of money by the opposition was visible ...

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Radev Meets Representatives of Bulgarian Organisations in North Macedonia

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev held a meeting on Wednesday with representatives of associations of Bulgarian people in North Macedonia. At the meeting, Radev reaffirmed the support of official Sofia for the realisation and respect of the human rights of these people. “Bulgaria stands firmly behind you all, and we made this position clear before the EU too. Without proper cooperation ...

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