Tag Archives: SDSM

Parliament Adopts Decision for Announcing Referendum on 30 Sep.

The Macedonian parliament with 68 votes in favour and no abstentions or against adopted decision for announcing name referendum on 30 September 2018 which will be of consultative nature. The decision for calling the referendum was adopted by absolute majority of the total number of MPs. The referendum question will read as follows: ‘Are you in favour of EU and ...

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VMRO-DPMNE: SEC Composition after Agreed Laws are Passed

First all things that were agreed at the leaders’ meeting should pass in the parliament i.e. the law on funding of parties, law on technocratic government and afterwards the SEC composition will be elected. This is the reaction of VMRO-DPMNE as to why the SEC has not been formed as yet as previously it was agreed that the SEC composition ...

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Leaders Meeting: Despite Progress no Agreement on Referendum Question

Leaders of the four biggest political parties in Macedonia after almost a six-hour debate reached agreement on part of the issues on the table in the first part of the Monday leaders’ meeting. Despite initial statements that agreement was reached on SEC composition, party funding law and technocratic government ahead of elections party leaders failed to align on the referendum ...

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53rd Parliament session; Amendments Adopted

Within the 53rd session MPs without a debate adopted the Law on amending the law on training and examination of principles of primary schools, secondary schools, school centres and open civil universities for lifelong learning in an urgent procedure. With 58 votes in favour and 15 against the Parliament upheld the amendments to the Law on judges and public prosecutors ...

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Leaders Meeting in Shortened Format Held, Still no Agreement

The leaders’ meeting on Thursday, taking place in shortened format i.e. the leaders and one representatives from the four biggest political parties, was concluded after nearly four hours, but no agreement was reached around the issues related to the coming referendum and the formation of the State Election Commission. The meeting was attended by the leaders of SDSM, DUI, VMRO-DPMNE ...

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Parliament Adopts Declaration for NATO Membership

Parliament at its Thursday’s continuation of the 53rd session unanimously adopted the Declaration on supporting Macedonia’s accession process for NATO membership. The Declaration was adopted by a vote of 76 in favour without any votes against or abstained. SDSM’s MP Hari Lokvenec said that NATO admission directly brings security and stability, and also indirectly affects not military but economic benefits. ...

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Parliament Votes in Need for Amending Electoral Code Related to SEC

The parliament voted in the need for amending the Electoral Code. The amendments were sought by the government in order to prevent the obstruction from the opposition regarding the election of composition of the State Election Commission. The law was drafted with European flag and the procedure is to be led in shortened procedure. Opposition VMRO-DPMNE fiercely reacted to the ...

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SDSM Dismisses Boro Stojcev from Post of Novo Selo Branch President

Dismissing Boro Stojcev from the post of President of SDSM Novo Selo branch is a smoke screen for the true crimes and their perpetrators within the ranks of SDSM. This was VMRO-DPMNE’s reaction following SDSM’s announcement about the dismissal. They point out that Zaev could be heard asking for bribe of 200,000 euro and SDSM has become synonymous with crime. ...

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SDSM – VMRO-DPMNE Bickering over Tragic Loss of Life

Every day Mickoski shows that the defence of crime and Nikola Gruevski’s faith is more important to him, than the future of Macedonia and its citizens. SDSM accuses VMRO-DPMNE of blocking the State Election Commission formation, which brings into question the holding of referendum. Moreover, SDSM reacted to DPMNE’s statement on the death of young Nikola Sazdovski who was battered ...

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VMRO-DPMNE leader Mickoski announces Massive Protest for Sunday

Тhe leader of VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski announced via a video message on Tuesday a massive protest against the Government led by SDSM and the Name Issue Agreement with Greece, which is to take place in Strumica on Sunday. “The Government and the ministers are dividing the people by promoting a fake image for the living standards in Macedonia, completely different ...

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