The date to open EU accession talks is not a magic wand which will resolve all problems, said VMRO-DPMNE official Vladimir Neloski during a TV21 debate.

The Government can’t merely say that it has a European agenda, but it has to prove it in practice. In reality, all that citizens see is the high level of corruption and crime. The Government needs to prove that it has no greater priority than tackling these issues, Neloski said.