Tag Archives: VMRO-DPMNE

Messages from Veljanoski’s Phone Presented at Trial Over 27 April Case

The trial over the 27 April 2017 attacks in Parliament continued on Tuesday. In the messages found during the expertise of former Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski, Viber communication has been found in which the then-leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Nikola Gruevski, on 26 April 2017, forwarded a message to Veljanoski that he had received from the then-Director of the Public Security Bureau, ...

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VMRO-DPMNE Leader Mickoski: Macedonia Living Darkest Moments

In an interview with the Kurir portal, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski levels fierce accusations against the SDSM-led government. “Macedonia is living its darkest moments,” he says. According to Mickoski, the economy is faced with a huge number of problems because of several reasons, including failure to open factories. “We’re only seeing a confrontation between oligarchs for finding room under the ...

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Former PM Gruevski still not in Prison

Former PM Nikola Gruevski is still not in prison. On Friday, last working day of the week, the Criminal Court had an unsuccessful attempt to submit the decision on the two-year prison sentence in the Tank case to him. Court submitters didn’t found Gruevski in his home. His wife, Borkica, told him he had gone out. That means that the ...

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Gruevski’s MP Mandate not Taken Away

On Friday, Nikola Gruevski’s MP mandate wasn’t taken away because there were just 58 votes, that is, 22 fewer than what was needed. The eight MPs from the opposition who had at the end of October supported the constitutional changes procedure weren’t present during the vote. 29 VMRO-DPMNE MPs voted against, but nobody wanted to discuss the matter. “We don’t ...

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Parliament Rejects Request to Put Draft Amnesty Law on Agenda

On Friday, Parliament rejected the request from VMRO-DPMNE parliamentary group coordinator Nikola Dimovski for the party’s draft law to pardon persons charged, suspected and convicted in the case concerning the 27 April 2017 attacks to be part of the 65th session. “Six-seven laws in a shortened procedure about which we weren’t informed have become part of the agenda, but our ...

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VMRO-DPMNE leader Mickoski presents Party’s views in Helsinki

Commenting on the meetings on the sidelines of the EPP Congress in Helsinki, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski told Sitel TV that he had an opportunity to present his party’s view on the situation in Macedonia. As he added, VMRO-DPMNE continues to oppose the name deal that is, “this whole process to change the Constitution aiming at a change of the ...

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Former UBK head Mijalkov levels Fierce accusations at VMRO-DPMNE leader

In an open letter to Hristijan Mickoski, former UBK Director Saso Mijalkov, who was recently excluded from VMRO-DPMNE, accuses party leader Hristijan Mickoski of suffering an embarrassment internationally by sister parties that are part of the EPP because of the fact that representatives of those that had supported the name deal and had been excluded from VMRO-DPMNE were invited to ...

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Tank Case: Committee Recommends Revocation of Gruevski’s MP Mandate

On Wednesday, the Committee on Mandatory-Immunity Issues, with a majority votes in favour, accepted the Court’s request and recommended Parliament to take away Nikola Gruevski’s MP mandate because of the two-year sentence in the Tank case. Five of the nine Committee members voted in favour. The vote wasn’t attended by the VMRO-DPMNE members. Though they had come for the session, ...

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Hahn Underlines Importance of Name Deal Ratification at Meeting with Mickoski

The EU’s Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, said on Wednesday he had held a useful talk in Helsinki with VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski. “I was crystal-clear that ratification of the Prespa Agreement must now be finalised fast, without any obstacle. I welcome his commitment not to obstruct procedure in Parliament,” he tweeted. As Hahn added ...

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Reconciliation Commission Formed

The Reconciliation Commission was formed on Tuesday in Parliament. It will be chaired by Deputy PS Frosina Tasevska-Remenski and MP Emilija Aleksandrova of the independent group of VMRO-DPMNE. The initiative was reviewed at a coordination meeting PS Talat Xhaferi had with coordinators of parliamentary groups and deputy PSs. The first meeting after the decision on the members needs to see ...

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