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Macedonia 28.08.21 | 17:35

Cooperation agreement with the Alliance for Albanians and Alternative is a historic step for both Macedonia and VMRO-DPMNE, says Mickoski

The cooperation agreement with the Alliance for Albanians and Alternative is a historic step for both Macedonia and VMRO-DPMNE, the leader of the largest opposition party Hristijan Mickoski said in Berovo on Saturday. We formed a coalition before the first round of local elections in certain cities,...

Macedonia 19.06.21 | 17:38

Passport shortage will leave visiting diaspora members without necessary documents

The Alliance of Albanians and Alternative parties called out the Interior Ministry for the shortage of blank passports and other blank documents, which has badly hurt the ability of many citizens to travel. The two Albanian opposition parties remind the Ministry that many Albanian diaspora members come...

Macedonia 11.06.21 | 22:13

Albanian opposition parties are pushing their citizenship law again, demand it is considered without filibuster

The Alliance of Albanians and the Alternative party are renewing their push for the Parliament to adopt an extremely lax citizenship law. The two parties demand that people who lived in Macedonia for a period of time should be made eligible for citizenship – a move that would make thousands of...

Macedonia 08.06.21 | 14:58

Alliance for Albanians to join forces with Alternative at local elections, remains open for cooperation

The Alliance for Albanians (AA) will join forces with Alternative at the coming local elections, but remains open for cooperation with other political parties. According to party sources at a press briefing, the AA leadership will not deny their mayoral candidates the right to form a coalition and cooperate...

Macedonia 19.05.21 | 17:23

AA and Alternative call for an investigation into the toxic heating fuel scandal

The Albanian opposition parties AA and Alternative called on state prosecutors to investigate the revelations made in a recent investigative TV report, that Macedonian authorities allowed import of heating oil that is rejected in the European markets as unsafe. The report shows that highly toxic fuels,...

Macedonia 06.05.21 | 19:27

Alliance and Alternative demand responsibility for the number of coronavirus deaths

The “Alternative and Alliance for Albanians” coalition believes that the Government and the Ministry of Health continue to act recklessly in dealing with the pandemic, which results in a large number of Covid-19 deaths, as well as other health and material damage, said the coalition. Despite...

Macedonia 24.04.21 | 13:34

Proposed bill to give Albanians Macedonian citizenship which was discussed between Zaev, Sela and Gashi will be revealed next week

The Albanian opposition parties – Alliance of Albanians and Alternative, announced they will submit their proposal for a citizenship law to the Government on Monday. The parties, and the ruling SDSM party, are tight-lipped about the proposal which was agreed between party leaders Zoran Zaev, Ziadin...

Macedonia 22.04.21 | 17:58

Alliance for Albanians and Alternative demand the resignations of Venko Filipce and Ilir Hasani

Following the pace of vaccination of the population in Macedonia and comparing it with EU countries, even those in the region, we cannot help but be concerned about what is happening in our country. We are becoming the first country with the highest mortality rate in Europe, and the last in term of vaccination,...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 18:43

Albanian opposition parties withdraw their blockade of the economic stimulus package

The Alliance of Albanians and the Alternative parties announced they are withdrawing their filibuster against the proposed economic stimulus package. The two Albanian opposition parties blocked all legislation in Parliament until VMRO-DPMNE removes its filibuster against a law AA and Alternative proposed...

Macedonia 30.03.21 | 14:05

Albanian opposition leaders: Census should continue, we will block the changes to the census law with Badinter

Postponing the census is unacceptable for the Alliance for Albanians and Alternative coalition. This coalition is against the postponement of the registration and warns that they will use all democratic means for this process to continue. Ali Ahmeti did what he did together with Gruevski to prevent the...

Macedonia 22.03.21 | 15:42

Albanian opposition parties add additional obstacles before the Parliament can resume work

The coalition of the Alliance of Albanians and the Alternative party condemned Speaker Talat Xhaferi for refusing to hold a session of Parliament even after the opposition offered to provide the quorum. VMRO-DPMNE and the opposition Albanian coalition offered to help Xhaferi get to 61 votes needed to...

Macedonia 19.02.21 | 18:02

Alternative party calls on Healthcare Minister Filipce to investigate the incident in the Tetovo hospital

The Alternative party called on Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce to investigate the incident that occurred in the Tetovo hospital two weeks ago. The incident reportedly erupted between rival officials from the DUI and BESA parties, who are nominally coalition partners, but also bitter rivals. After...

Macedonia 14.02.21 | 20:47

Albanian opposition parties accuse Zaev of allowing the spread of Serbian influence in Macedonia

The Alliance of Albanians and Alternative parties accused the Zaev Government of paving the way for partnership with Serbia, and against Macedonia’s national interest. According to the two opposition ethnic Albanian parties, Serbia is buying influence in Macedonia on the cheap, with the delivery...

Macedonia 05.01.21 | 17:45

Alternative demands fines for top SDSM and DUI officials who violated the mask mandate

The Alternative party called on the state institutions to respond after the leaders of both ruling parties, SDSM and DUI, proudly took pictures without masks. In the first instance, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev was with his Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce no less, and their two sons, on a mountain road...

Macedonia 15.12.20 | 14:16

Draft law proposed by the Albanian opposition parties would grant citizenship to as many as 70,000 residents

Member of Parliament Pavle Trajanov, currently allied with SDSM, alleged that a proposal from the two opposition ethnic Albanian parties, AA and Alternative, would cause the issuing of 70,000 citizenships to ethnic Albanians.  The two parties made the proposal that would allow residents of Macedonia...

Macedonia 07.12.20 | 17:03

Pendarovski: Macedonia has refused alternative forms of European integration that fall short of full EU membership

President Stevo Pendarovski said that Macedonia was offered joining the European Economic Area (EEA) but refused because it insists on full fledged EU membership. The EEA includes countries who have no intention to join the EU, such as Norway and Switzerland, in the same economic regime that the EU has. Some...

Macedonia 01.10.20 | 18:06

Alternative: The start of the school year is a debacle and needs to be postponed

The Alternative party called for the school year to be postponed, given the messy start of online education. Some high school students, especially in majority ethnic Albanian districts, boycotted the start of the online teaching and demand in-person education. Over 40,000 students lack the necessary...

Macedonia 18.08.20 | 21:21

“Frauds who deserve no respect”, Sela and Gashi say about the new SDSM – DUI coalition

The Alliance of Albanians and Alternative denounced the coalition agreement announced by SDSM and DUI today, calling their would-be Government illegitimate and a fraud on the people. Both parties totally fooled and defrauded the voters. It is illegitimate because a partner in the Government is a party...

Macedonia 18.08.20 | 14:34

Alternative and Alliance could boycott the Parliament if an Albanian is not named Prime Minister

The Alliance of Albanians and its coalition partner Alternative are considering a boycott of the next Parliament, unless an ethnic Albanian is elected Prime Minister. The two parties are accusing their main competitor in the Albanian bloc, DUI, of winning votes on the promise that it will secure an Albanian...

Macedonia 06.02.20 | 18:14

It’s official: Coalition between Alliance and Alternative for the April 12 elections

The Alliance for Albanians and Alternative will jointly run in the early parliamentary elections scheduled for April 12. In a public address, the leader of the Alliance for Albanians, Zijadin Sela, confirmed that they had received written consent by Afrim Gashi, the leader of the Alternative political...

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