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Ivanov’s red lines forced rejection of the Tirana platform

“The protest showed that we are determined to preserve Macedonia and Gjorge Ivanov had a major role. We are all aware of the post-election fraud, and of the Tirana platform. The danger was real and the people reacted strongly. VMRO-DPMNE also reacted  to all scenarios, and although we won the elections, we urged SDSM to reject the platform,” said VMOR-DPMNE’s Nikola Todorov at a press conference.

He added that SDSM has violated and the constitution and the laws of the Assembly.

“Had Zaev delivered the guarantees demanded by Ivanov earlier, the processes would have been unblocked and municipal elections would have been held. From now on SDSM and Zoran Zaev bear the whole burden of responsibility. He is the first mandate holder to sign guarantees for the sovereignty of the country, which, however, are still not signed by the Albanian leaders who had given their support,” said Todorov.

“Zaev says one thing, but does another and therefore we will closely follow his work so as not to violate the guarantees. Finally we congratulate the citizens who are the ruler of the country. We know that they voted for our program and that their support is growing,” he said.