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Presidential Campaign: Siljanovska Davkova in Skopje, Dimitrievski in Krusevo

The presidential election campaign is starting. On Thursday, VMRO-DPMNE candidate Gordana Siljanovska Davkova, will hold a rally in Skopje. “It’s high time to end all these heavy defeats, inconsistencies, and humiliation of our citizens’ intelligence,” party Vice President Timco Mucunski said, urging as many citizens as possible to attend Siljanovska Davkova’s rally. ZNAM leader Maksim Dimitrievski will start his campaign ...

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Elections and EU Path among Topics at Kovacevski-Mickoski TV Duel

Wednesday’s TV duel between SDSM leader Dimitar Kovacevski and VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski saw the two party leaders voice stands and trade criticism and accusations over many topics. Asked what type of President North Macedonia needed, SDSM leader Kovacevski said he was convinced that the candidate endorsed by his coalition, current President Stevo Pendarovski, would be re-elected. According to Kovacevski, ...

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All Presidential Candidates Except Jakimovski Sign Fair Election Code

On Tuesday, all presidential candidates except GROM’s Stevco Jakimovski signed the Fair and Democratic Election Code. The GROM leader and candidate said he was dissatisfied that the debates initiated by SDSM’s candidate, Stevo Pendarovski, who’s running for a second term, would not be held. “I will respect the Code. However, if there are no debates, I will not sign it,” ...

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Master Debates Initiated by Pendarovski not to Be Held

The election HQ of SDSM presidential candidate Stevo Pendarovski, who’s running for a second term, has said that the master debates involving all presidential candidates will not be held. As it pointed out on Tuesday, though consensus had initially been reached for the two debates, the political and media circumstances currently are not sustainable for conditions to be created for ...

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Man Opens Fire on Aracinovo Mayor’s Group, Two Taken to Hospital

At around one pm on Monday, in Aracinovo, an unknown person opened fire on a group led by Mayor Ridvan Ibraimi. Immediately after the attack, the officer, who was part of the group as Ibraimi’s bodyguard, called fellow officers about the attack. The group included also Ibraimi’s driver and a Municipality employee. They were walking when an armed person came ...

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Ex-Secret Police Chief Set to Be Released in Parole in December

Ex-secret police chief Saso Mijalkov is set to be released on parole in December. The decision was announced on Monday by the Criminal Court. Previously, the Court of Appeals had accepted his appeal and returned the Empire case to the first-instance institution. As a result of the plea deal, Mijalkov was given a three-year prison sentence in the Empire process. ...

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SDSM-Led Coalition Presents Programme and MP Candidates

On Sunday, the SDSM-led coalition presented its election programme and MP candidates. SDSM leader Dimitar Kovacevski and LDP leader Monika Zajkova, co-carriers in Electoral District 1, said that though there was satisfaction with work done so far, much more was needed to improve the life of citizens as well as to make sure youth don’t emigrate. The other list carriers ...

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VMRO-DPMNE Presents Coalition, Jovanovic’s Party Joins SDSM’s Bloc

On Friday, VMRO-DPMNE presented its pre-election coalition. Among the 24 opposition parties are Stojance Angelov’s Dignity, Pavle Trajanov’s Democratic Union, Solza Grceva’s Voice for Macedonia, Petar Bogojeski’s Macedonian Concept, and Ljube Boskoski’s United for Macedonia. The coalition’s representatives said they were focused on a positive campaign and urged mass turnout. VMRO-DPMNE’s new partners haven’t been given MP candidate positions. However, ...

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VMRO-DPMNE doesn’t Expect Fair Campaign from SDSM and DUI

On Thursday, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said he didn’t expect SDSM and DUI to have a fair campaign. “Dark campaigns are a trait of this government,” he stated. However, Mickoski added that his party wouldn’t have such a campaign because citizens knew that the current ruling structure was the worst government in the country’s history. “VMRO-DPMNE will have a positive ...

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VMRO-DPMNE Confirms MP Candidate Lists

On Thursday, the MP candidate lists of the VMRO-DPMNE-led coalition were confirmed. The names of 36 of the current 41 parliamentarians are once again on them. Hristijan Mickoski is the list carrier in Electoral District 1, where the second candidate is party Vice-President Gordana Dimitrieska Kocoska. In Electoral District 2, the list will be headed by party Vice-President Vlado Misajlovski, ...

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