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Sela is still not talking about forming a government

The Alliance for Albanians-Alternative is not officially negotiating for membership in the new government, as there is still no candidate for the post of Prime Minister. The leader of the Alliance said that they will first wait for DUI to play all its cards, and only then will they act on their requests. According to…

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Северна Македонија: Шеќеринска и Димитров присуствуваат на Симпозиумот на Сими

Вицепремиерот и министер за одбрана Радмила Шекеринска и министерот за надворешни работи Никола Димитров учествуваа на 22-ри Меѓународен симпозиум Сими што се одржува годинава во Атина и Лагониси, под покровителство на грчкото претседателство на Советот на Европа, а во организација на фондацијата Андреас Папандреу во соработка со регионот Атика и Општина Атина. Фокусот на Симпозиумот…

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North Macedonia

The parties have started negotiations to form a new government

On the first day after the official announcement of the final results of the early parliamentary elections held on July 15, the parties began announcing negotiations to form a new government majority. The Social Democratic Party SDSM led by Zoran Zaev, through a statement of the party, announced that it will form a government that…

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Pendarovski contacts Lajcak

The President of Northern Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski had a teleconference on Friday with Miroslav Lajcak, the EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue and other issues in the Western Balkans. The two, according to the President’s Office, exchanged views and information on the latest developments in the region, the importance of regional co-operation and the…

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Northern Macedonia will celebrate Ilinden Day without Bulgaria

Northern Macedonia this year will celebrate St. Elijah (Ilinden). Probably as a result of the coronavirus epidemic, there is no official announcement or statement of interest from the part of Sofia to participate in the events marking the celebration in the country. Bulgaria has experienced turmoil as intense anti-government protests enter their second week, and…

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Анализа: Пост-изборниот Рашомон во Северна Македонија

Преговори за елиминација на Заев Во наредните четири години, за време на најтешките реформи и реверзибилните тешки услови за членство во ЕУ, стабилна влада во Северна Македонија значи коалиција меѓу сите албански партии и победник на изборите во СДСМ, или коалиција на сите албански партии во соработка со ВМРО ДПМНЕ. Од Ерол Ризаов Пост-изборните преговори…

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Zaev comments on his election victory for IBNA: We defeated nationalism with the power of voice, the best democratic way

The winner of the snap elections in Northern Macedonia, former Prime Minister and leader of SDSM, Zoran Zaev, in response to IBNA congratulations on his election victory, said that they are happy because they have become an example for the whole region showing that it is possible to solve difficult problems. with neighbors and still…

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SDSM officially gained 46 seats with almost a second of VMRO-DPMNE at 44

Tonight, the State Election Commission (SEC) announced the first final unofficial results of yesterday’s elections. According to these figures, the coalition SDSM and Besa won 46 seats, while the coalition VMRO-DPMNE followed with 44. In addition, DUI won 15 seats, the Alliance for Albanians and Alternative 12, left 2, while DPA won 1 seat. Voter…

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North Macedonia

The will of the people won the elections, says Spasovski

“The choice has been made, the direction has been confirmed, Northern Macedonia continues on the right path towards a secure and European future,” said today the acting Prime Minister of Northern Macedonia, Oliver Spasovski. At a press conference in the Government, one day after the elections, Spasovski said that yesterday the citizens and the government…

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Xhaferi must convene the first session of parliament within 20 days

The formation of the Assembly of the Republic of Northern Macedonia should take place no later than 20 days after the elections, with the President of the previous composition, in this case Talat Afaferi, being responsible for convening the first session. The Assembly will consist of 120 MPs, who represent the citizens and decide according…

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North Macedonia

Six parties represented in parliament – SDSM 46, VMRO-DPMNE 44, DUI 15, AA-A 12, left 2 and DPA 1

The SDSM-led “We Can” coalition will have 46 MPs in the new parliament, the VMRO-DPMNE-led coalition 44, DUI 15, the Alliance for Albanians and Alternative (AA-A) 12, Left 2 and DPA 1, according to a simulation by the State Election Commission based on the initial unofficial results from yesterday’s early parliamentary elections with the processed…

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Day 1 of the three-day voting in the parliamentary elections in the books

A total of 723 people exercised their right to vote, as people infected with KOVID-19 and in self-isolation cast their ballots today, according to the State Election Commission. The President of the Commission, Oliver Derkovski, clarified that 759 people registered to vote and the difference in the numbers published earlier was due to the fact…

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Merkel: The first chapters can be opened this year for Northern Macedonia and Albania

Today, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the priorities of the country’s rotating presidency over the next six months, citing negotiations only with Northern Macedonia and Albania on the issue of EU enlargement, MIA reports in Brussels. The Western Balkans, Africa, the fight against disinformation, immigration, Russia and China are Germany’s top foreign policy priorities for…

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Zaev leads in polls, but 48.9% of citizens do not trust any politician

The findings of the latest poll conducted by the Brima news agency on the elections in Northern Macedonia, which will be held on July 15 – after the forced postponement of the elections scheduled for April 12, 2020, due to the new coronavirus, are worrying. According to the poll, 48.9% of the respondents do not…

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Spasovski, Dimitrov express country’s readiness for accession talks

The Prime Minister of the Hospitality of Northern Macedonia Oliver Spasovski and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov on Thursday have a joint press conference on the occasion of the determination of the EU Interstate Negotiation Framework on Thursday. Spasovski stressed that another very important phase in the process of the country’s accession to…