New round of Negotiations on SPO status to be held Thursday

The new round of negotiations on the part of the Public Prosecutor’s Office Draft Law concerning the Special Prosecutor’s Office (SPO) will take place at the Justice Ministry on Thursday. VMRO-DPMNE said on Wednesday that its amendments were based on the three principles announced by it previously: implementation of international standards, protection of fundamental human rights, as well as independence, accountability, efficiency and effectiveness in the fight against crime. According to unofficial information, VMRO-DPMNE through the amendments, which have arrived at the Justice Ministry, is demanding, among other things, equal responsibility and budget for all prosecutor’s offices and equal chances of election for all prosecutors.