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VMRO-DPMNE Criticises Ruling Coalition’s Manifesto

According to VMRO-DPMNE, with its Manifesto, the ruling coalition has once again missed out on the opportunity for consensus. “Namely, Bujar Osmani, Artan Grubi, and perhaps Bojan Maricic sat down, wrote a document they headlined a manifesto. After they had defined it themselves, they released in a as a press-release through the press- service of SDS with a call for ...

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Police Take Action in Relation to 6 March Old Bazaar Murder

Police officers on Tuesday searched a home and detained 31-year-old G.M. from Skopje, wanted on a warrant issued by the relevant Prosecutor’s Office in relation to the 6 March murder at the Album Shisha bar in Skopje’s Old Bazaar. He’s been held in a police station, the Interior Ministry said. Against him, to the Skopje Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office. A ...

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Taravari not in Favour of Two Election Cycles in 3-4-month Span

Unlike the stand of his coalition partners, SDSM and DUI, that the elections should be held in the regular period, that is, July 2024, Alliance for Albanians leader Arben Taravari considers that it would be irrational for there to be two election cycles in a span of 3-4 months. “It’s important for the constitutional changes to be adopted. We’re still ...

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Constitutional Changes: Government Members and Opposition still Divided

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani is optimistic that the constitutional changes will be adopted and that the Government’s initial goal was by November. However, he said in an interview with Sitel TV on Monday that the real deadline is the last day of the current composition of Parliament’s term. “Until the last day, we will work to secure support, considering there ...

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Constitutional Changes: Divided Stands Remain

In an interview with MTV2 TV, Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani calls on VMRO-DPMNE to vote in favour of the constitutional changes, which will then be followed by early elections. Though he considers VMRO-DPMNE’s demand for DUI ministers to leave the Government to be chauvinistic, Osmani claims DUI is ready itself to become part of the opposition if VMRO-DPMNE supports the ...

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PM Kovacevski doesn’t Expect Changes over Actions of ‘Pro-European Parties’

In an interview with MIA, PM Dimitar Kovacevski says the ruling coalition is stable and he doesn’t expect changes regarding the actions, as he said, “of pro-European parties” regarding the constitutional changes. Regarding the issue of whether the situation within DUI and formation of Izet Mexhiti’s new political party will affect both the coalition’s stability and the changes process, Kovacevski ...

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Foreign Minister Osmani Meets David Geer, Eric Meyer and Dirk Jan Kop

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani held on Thursday separate meetings with the EU Delegation’s Head, Ambassador David Geer, US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Eric Meyer, and Dutch Ambassador Dirk Jan Kop. They discussed political developments in the country, while special attention was paid to the circumstances regarding the public debate on the constitutional changes and the Government’s efforts to provide continuity of ...

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Despite DUI’s Conditional Resignations, VMRO-DPMNE’s Stand Unchanged

VMRO-DPMNE has reiterated its stand that there will be no constitutional changes. Despite the conditional resignations submitted by DUI Ministers yesterday and the stand by First Deputy PM Artan Grubi that there is readiness for the party to give up an interim government in the 100-day period before the elections headed by a PM from the ethnic Albanian bloc, the ...

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Four Charged with Violence in Relation to Shkupi-Levski Incidents in Cair

On Friday, police officers from Skopje deprived of liberty four persons for violence against Levski supporters on Cvetan Dimov in the settlement of Cair. As it was said in the press-release, they left the route secured by police on their own. On 27 July, at around 6:30 pm, on Cvetan Dimov Street, while the Levski supporters were driving in Honda ...

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