Wess Mitchell to Mickoski: We are disappointed with you!
US Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell sent a letter to VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski, in which he says that the United States is disappointed with the positions of the leadership of this party, including him personally. Dear Hristijan, As we discussed,  the United States strongly believes that the Prespa Agreement between Macedonia and Greece is a historic opportunity for Macedonia to secure a brighter future and contribute to regional security, stability, and prosperity. Despite claims that th...
Secret meeting between Tsipras and Kammenos
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his coalition partner Panos Kammenos, who is also defense minister,  Monday dined together at the Hellenic Armed Forces Officers’ Club in Athens amid efforts to smooth over tensions in the government concerning the Prespa name deal which is to be discussed in Skopje’s Parliament Tuesday ahead of a vote. Government officials indicated Monday that the two men were gradually overcoming their differences on the deal between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia. At the same time R...
Zaev: I'm open to dialogue, it hasn't occurred me to influence institutions and courts
I've always been open to discuss and find solutions through a conversation. There are too many divisions in Macedonia and we all know that we should forgive each other. It had never occurred to me to influence institutions or courts, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said today from the parliamentary rostrum. Responding to the VMRO-DPMNE MP Krsto Jovanovski, who proposed that the leaders of the two largest Macedonian parties sit at the table and make a decision on the future of the country, Zaev clarified that the name ...
Mickoski wants to address the Parliament
VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski  requested to address Parliament, learns Nezavisen Vesnik. According to our information, the written request is submitted to the parliamentary services and he expects an answer from President Talat Xhaferi. So far, a party leader, who is not a Member of Parliament, has not addressed the Parliament of Macedonia. "Ladies and gentlemen, considering the fact that in these moments the legislature discusses the need for constitutional amendments that have an essential influence, th...
MPs divided into two camps regarding the Prespa agreement
MPs in Macedonia continue their debates today regarding the draft for the constitutional amendments concerning the Prespa agreement, according to which, the country’s new name will be “Republic of North Macedonia”. Majority and opposition continue to have opposite stances on this issue, although yesterday, PM Zoran Zaev said that the opposition would be pardoned for the events taken place last year on April 27 in the country’s parliament. SDSM lawmaker, Tomislav Tuntev called on the opposition to vote in fa...