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VMRO-DPMNE: Administration of upcoming elections must meet highest standards

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Opposition VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski and US, EU and Ambassador to Macedonia discussed Thursday on the course of campaign ahead of 15 October local elections in the country, the party said in a press release.

Numerous violations to the election process, such as physical incidents, demolishing of parties’ headquarters and abuse of state funds for partisan goals, have been registered in the course of the election campaign, VMRO-DPMNE said at the meeting.

The opposition party also underlined the need of conducting fair, democratic elections, which requires grater engagement of relevant institutions.

VMRO-DPMNE remains committed to the pledge for democratic elections and democratic climate for all participants in the process and believes that the forthcoming poll must meet the highest standards for Macedonia to advance on its road to the EU, NATO membership, the press release reads