Tag: ahmeti
Macedonia 12.05.20 | 17:33

Sela demands that an OSCE monitoring mission is deployed for elections to take place

Ziadin Sela, leader of the Alliance of Albanians, said that elections can’t be held without an OSCE monitoring mission being deployed to protect against election rigging. The state will ask this international institution if it is prepared to send a monitoring mission. At the same time, we need...

Macedonia 21.02.20 | 17:30

Ahmeti testified that he was worried of protests over the 2012 Good Friday massacre

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti testified today in the 2012 Good Friday massacre trial, in which Albanian Islamists killed four Macedonian boys and one man. The retrial is held former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev insisted that he has additional evidence that will shine a new light on the case – a claim...

Macedonia 19.02.20 | 18:37

Ali Ahmeti and Bujar Osmani will testify in the 2012 Good Friday massacre trial

During the hearing in the Good Friday massacre trial today, it was announced that at the next hearing the court will have DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti as a witness. Also invited is Deputy Prime Minister Bujar Osmani, but it’s unclear whether he will be available on Friday, when the next hearing...

Macedonia 10.02.20 | 20:03

Zaev and Ahmeti hold an urgent meeting on the PPO law

The Kurir news site reports that SDSM and DUI leaders Zoran Zaev and Ali Ahmeti are having an urgent meeting in the Parliament, accompanied by Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi, to discuss the proposed law on state prosecutors. One version of the law, which Zaev hopes will save him from any serious criminal...

Macedonia 10.02.20 | 18:35

Ahmeti says he will only support the version of the PPO law that was proposed by the Government

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti said he supports only the version of the law on state prosecutors that the Government endorsed yesterday afternoon. The version was rejected by the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party, but also by the opposition Albanian parties BESA and Alliance of Albanians, as it guarantees that...

Macedonia 16.01.20 | 20:26

Ahmeti says he was given an offer to partition Macedonia, but he rejected it

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti said that he received offers to partition Macedonia along ethnic lines, but rejected them, considering the high toll the move would exact on the country. Ahmeti was the commander of the terrorist UCK/NLA organization which sparked a civil war in Macedonia in 2001, killing...

Macedonia 22.12.19 | 17:15

SDSM official announces they will likely not form a pre-election coalition with DUI

Transportation Minister Goran Sugareski said that the ruling SDSM party will select its coalition partners after the April 2020 elections. Sugareski was responding when asked if SDSM is still working on a pre-election coalition with its current partner DUI. We are now focused on having democratic elections...

Macedonia 22.12.19 | 13:34

Ahmeti removes Duraku and other top officials from the leadership of the DUI party

Following his re-election as leader at the DUI party congress held yesterday, Ali Ahmeti removed some of his main lieutenants from the leadership of the party. The most notable removal from the 100 men strong General Council of the party was that of Sadula Duraku, who is now Deputy Prime Minister in...

Macedonia 21.12.19 | 22:11

Ahmeti re-elected leader of the DUI party, vows that no decisions will be made in Macedonia without his approval

The DUI party delegates unanimously re-elected Ali Ahmeti as leader of the party. The former terrorist commander who sparked the 2001 civil war in Macedonia has led DUI since 2002, and has been part of nearly all governments since then. I thank you for your trust, to lead DUI for the next four years....

Macedonia 29.11.19 | 11:41

Ahmeti, Xhaferi and Osmani visit the earthquake hit sites in Albania

Ethnic Albanian political leaders from Macedonia went to the Albanian port city of Durres, which was hardest hit by the devastating earthquake on Tuesday morning. DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti and his officials Talat Xhaferi, Bujar Osmani and others met with Albanian President Ilir Meta at one of the sites...

Macedonia 19.11.19 | 18:11

SDSM’s Albanian outreach chief Zekiri wants the party to turn against DUI at the 2020 elections

Muhamed Zekiri, head of the ethnic Albanian wing of the ruling SDSM party, came out against a coalition with SDSM’s current partner DUI. Zekiri believes that DUI is on the decline and that SDSM can continue to snatch voters from the perennially ruling Albanian party. SDSM should stop helping DUI....

Macedonia 25.10.19 | 21:05

Even as Ahmeti rules out a pre-election coalition with DUI, Zaev says talks will begin next month

After the DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti poured cold water on the idea of a pre-election coalition with SDSM, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said that any such talks would begin no sooner than late November. SDSM and DUI had a pre-election coalition for the presidential elections earlier this year, and were...

Macedonia 23.10.19 | 22:48

Ahmeti rules out forming a pre-election coalition with SDSM

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti dismissed the option of forming a pre-election coalition with SDSM. DUI and SDSM formed a coalition following the 2016 general elections, but SDSM is encroaching on the ethnic Albanian votes, which causes friction with DUI, and Ahmeti’s party risks losing its independence...

Macedonia 23.10.19 | 16:46

Grubi: Zaev was ready to resign but Ahmeti talked him out of it

DUI party official Artan Grubi said that Zoran Zaev was prepared to resign as Prime Minister following the disastrous defeat in Brussels, but was talked out of it by DUI party leader Ali Ameti. Yes, he was ready, but we did not agree. Ahmeti told him that there is no need to accept guilt where he has...

Macedonia 02.10.19 | 11:34

Ahmeti meets Dutch Ambassador, says he expects that both Macedonia and Albania will begin EU accession talks in October

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti expects that both Macedonia and Albania will begin their EU accession talks in October. Ahmeti said this following his meeting met with Dirk Jan Kop, the new Ambassador from the Netherlands – which along with France is the most reluctant toward further EU expansion. Ahmeti...

Macedonia 25.09.19 | 15:24

Ali Ahmeti takes his Deutsche Telekom case to the Supreme Court

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti and his one time deputy Musa Xhaferi are suing the former spy chief Slobodan Bogoevski before the Supreme Court, demanding that he is held responsible for libel. Ahmeti and Xhaferi lost the case before the Appeals Court. Bogoevski revealed information about the 2005 Deutsche...

Macedonia 17.07.19 | 14:52

Zoran Zaev condemns El Cheka for publishing wiretaps about his coalition partner Ali Ahmeti

Zoran Zaev, who took over the office of Prime Minister of Macedonia by publishing often edited wiretaps of his political opponents today condemned Sekerim Ahmeti, the leaker known as El Cheka, for publishing wiretaps that throw a poor light on his coalition partner Ali Ahmeti and his DUI party. This...

Macedonia 17.07.19 | 10:33

Ahmeti blasts Chicago based leaker who is publishing wiretaps about his DUI party

Speaking to the Saraj branch of his DUI party, a visibly upset Ali Ahmeti denounced Sekerim Ahmeti – the Chicago based leaker who is publishing wiretaps that raise allegations of corruption in the perennial junior coalition partner. The latest wiretap published by Sekerim Ahmeti, who goes by the...

Macedonia 16.07.19 | 21:21

New El Cheka wiretap allegedly has Ali Ahmeti discussing a business deal with his brother

Sekerim Ahmeti, the Chicago based leaker who operates under the name El Cheka, published a new audio tape which alleges criminal activity on the part of DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti. El Cheka is believed to have accessed the 2015 cache of wiretaps held by Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, and has been...

Macedonia 09.07.19 | 11:38

TV24: No deal with DUI yet as SDSM wants to purge lower echelon officials

After the long awaited purge of the Government was reduced to a few largely insignificant changes, Zoran Zaev now faces the task of performing changes into the lower levels of his administration. But here too he faces an obstacle in the form of his main coalition partner – DUI – which requests...

Повеќе