Top News

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Euronews Albania: OLAF has Opened Investigations for North Macedonia

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) has opened 36 investigations for the Western Balkan countries, Euronews Albania has reported, adding that these investigations, which have been made public and are accessible on OLAF’s official website, are reported to have been conducted over the past 5 years. According to the data, 18 of 36 investigations initiated for the Western Balkan beneficiary countries ...

Read More »

Reactions to Latest Developments in Relation to Constitutional Changes

The Government has received 15 days to prepare the text of the constitutional amendments. Alliance for Albanians and Alternative said in the frames of Tuesday’s session of the Parliamentary Committee on Constitutional Affairs that they were not satisfied with the non-acceptance of their amendments in the initiative for the changes. BESA MP Fadil Zendeli said his party would support the ...

Read More »