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Boyko Borisov calls for calm and stability in Macedonia

Boyko Borisov, leader of the Bulgarian GERB party and former and most likely future Prime Minister, condemned the incident in the Macedonian Parliament on Thursday. “It is of vital importance for Bulgaria that Macedonia maintains its...
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Incident started when Zaev’s security pulled out guns on the people (photo)

Last night news agencies around the world devoted considerable attention to the developments in the Macedonian Parliament as citizens stormed the building to protest the election of Talat Xhaferi as speaker of parliament. Soon after the news...
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MoFA condemns Parliament incidents

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Friday it condemns any act of violence, including yesterday’s violent incident in the Parliament that must, in no way, be a way to manage challenges. “The attempt to elect a Parliament Speaker...
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Petir condemns both the physical and the political violence in the Macedonian Parliament

Croatian member of the European Parliament Marijana Petir, who leads the Parliament group of Friends of Macedonia, issues a press release saying that she condemns the violent incident in the Macedonian Parliament on Thursday, and also condemns...
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UN calls for restraint and calm in Macedonia

The United Nations say they are following developments unfolding in the Republic of Macedonia with great concern and call for restraint and calm. “Violence directed at democratic institutions and elected representatives of the people...
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Parliament closed while its teams asses damage

Teams in the Macedonian Parliament began determining the extent of damage which the building sustained during the violent protest on Thursday afternoon. The press hall, where the main clash happened,sustained the most of the damage, and there...
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Council of Europe calls on all parties in Macedonia to deescalate and refrain from violence

The Council of Europe calls on Friday the parties in Macedonia to deescalate the situation and refrain from violence. “The situation at the Skopje parliament is alarming. I call on all parties in Skopje to deescalate the situation and refrain...
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Calm in front of Parliament, police presence beefed up

Situation is calm in front of the Parliament after last night’s events, but police presence is beefed up and streets surrounding the the building are closed. The incidents that occurred after a group of citizens stormed the Parliament...
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Foreign Minister Poposki travels for meetings with EU foreign ministers in Malta

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki is scheduled to travel to the informal meeting of European Union foreign affairs ministers at Malta which is called by EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. The meeting includes...
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Greek Foreign Ministry statement on developments in Macedonia

It is with sorrow and concern that we see Macedonia backsliding into deep political crisis. A crisis that – if it is to be dealt with – requires that the involved parties show respect for the principles of democracy, legality and the rule...