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Macedonia 21.06.20 | 11:19

VMRO accuses ELEM director Kovacevski of racketeering

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski accused the head of the state owned ELEM energy company Vasko Kovacevski of extorting 250.000 EUR from a company that was working on a contract with ELEM’s main power plant – REK Bitola. Earlier this week Interior Minister Nake Culev confirmed that the...

Macedonia 05.06.20 | 14:08

VMRO asks Health Minister Filipce if he’s hiding Covid-19 cases, after differences between him and local officials emerge

The opposition VMRO-DPMNE party accused Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce of trying to cover up coronavirus cases, after discrepancies appeared between numbers given by Filipce’s Ministry and local authorities. The director of the Stip hospital, who is appointed by SDSM and is a former SDSM member...

Macedonia 21.05.20 | 21:58

SDSM spokesman refuses to say who will bear responsibility for the deaths that may occur if elections are held too soon

SDSM spokesman Kostadin Kostadinov, sent by the party to promote its position that early election should take place in June, even before the coronavirus is fully under control, refused to answer who will be held responsible if it leads to a flare up of the epidemic. SDSM wants elections as soon as possible,...

Macedonia 19.05.20 | 18:51

VMRO demands answers after Zaev’s latest marijuana scandal

Zoran Zaev and his family have become a cannabis mafia, said VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski, after the Government and the ruling SDSM party have failed to explain the move to issue a cannabis growing licence to the son of a local party boss who was recently sentenced for cigarette smuggling. Zaev...

Macedonia 15.05.20 | 18:40

Scandal: Government uses its executive power to give a marijuana growing licence to an SDSM official recently sentenced for cigarette smuggling

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski strongly condemned the move by the SDSM led Government to use its powers under the coronavirus state of emergency, to issue yet another licence for the planting of a marijuana plantation. The recipient of the approval is Pero Stojcev, son of Boro Stojcev, the former...

Macedonia 14.05.20 | 15:51

VMRO demands that Zaev and SDSM are investigated over corruption in the civil society sector

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski called for a criminal investigation into the ruling SDSM party, after a testimony of a former Colored Revolution activist who testified that the party leader Zoran Zaev was financing the 2015 protests. Meri Nikolova – Buxhaku testified during a TV interview...

Macedonia 20.03.20 | 18:28

VMRO-DPMNE: In the midst of the crisis Filipce is purchasing Brazilian respirators, ignoring more favorable offers

VMRO-DPMNE warns that Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce is preparing a dubious procurement of mechanical respirators from Brazil, which are significantly lower. Macedonia and other Balkan countries are banned from procuring the highly sought after devices in the European Union and have been forced to...

Macedonia 29.01.20 | 16:45

VMRO demands that judge Kacarska is suspended and charged with influencing the court

Judge Dobrila Kacarska nees to be suspended immediately and be prosecuted for interfering in a trial that could land her a lengthy prison sentence, demanded VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski. Kacarska was named by prosecutor Lile Stefanova, during her testimony at the Racket trial. Stefanova led...

Macedonia 23.01.20 | 21:49

VMRO will reveal a scandal related to Zaev’s marijuana business

VMRO-DPMNE will reveal evidence about Zoran Zaev’s marijuana business tomorrow, party spokesman Dimitar Arsovski said. We are talking about a serious scandal, linked to the proposed new drug law, which the Government wants to tailor to its private needs, Arsovski said. The Zaev family is the biggest...

Macedonia 16.01.20 | 18:58

Nepotism watch: Relatives of SDSM party officials have an inside track to get public sector jobs in Bitola

VMRO-DPMNE continued its series of press conferences on nepotism in the public sector hiring perpetrated by the local branches of the ruling SDSM party. Following detailed press conferences on suspicious pre-election hiring in Vinica, Stip, Veles and other cities, VMRO spokesman Dimitar Arsovski today...

Macedonia 15.01.20 | 19:07

Nepotism watch: SDSM gives public sector jobs to relatives of party officials in Vinica

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski accused the Mayor of the city of Vinica, Ivica Dimitrov, of abusing the public administration for nepotistic hiring of his relatives and fellow SDSM party officials. As in Veles and other cities across Macedonia where SDSM holds power, Arsovski drew out the family...

Macedonia 14.01.20 | 15:42

SDSM involved in pre-election patronage in Veles

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski pointed to a series of nepotistic hirings in the public administration in the city of Veles. Close relatives of municipal Council members from the ruling SDSM party, Arsovski said, are being hired even though they are clearly not the best candidates for the jobs. Three...

Macedonia 24.11.19 | 20:34

Zaev’s Government was making regular payments to Katica Janeva until 10 days before her arrest

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski revealed that disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva was receiving payment from the Zaev Government until 10 days before her arrest, and months after she was credibly accused of corruption and abuse of office. Arsovski revealed that Janeva collected over...

Macedonia 09.10.19 | 17:20

VMRO considers the charges against Frosina Remenski as another attempt to avoid Zoran Zaev’s responsibility for the racketeering scandal

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski described the decision to prosecute top SDSM party official Frosina Remenski as part of the major racketeering scandal as a confrontation between the warring factions in SDSM. Remenski has been named as part of scandal from the very start, her actions described by...

Macedonia 15.09.19 | 20:03

VMRO: Zaev is trying to install a Katica Janeva 2.0

VMRO-DPMNE blames the SDSM party of attempting to create “a new Katica Janeva”, with the illegal way in which the ruling party is attempting to abolish the Special Prosecutor’s Office in favor of the OJO/PPO office of state prosecutors. Zoran Zaev is using political gymnastics to influence...

Macedonia 28.07.19 | 21:45

VMRO warns about on-going attempts to destroy evidence of corruption in the Special Prosecutor’s Office

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski warned that the true purpose of the law on state prosecutors proposed by Zoran Zaev, in light of the criminal scandal that brought down Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, is to ensure that her abuse of office and ties with the ruling SDSM party are never properly...

Macedonia 22.07.19 | 15:16

Arsovski: Zaev’s Government and prosecutor Ruskoska are deliberately buying time for Katica Janeva to avoid prosecution

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski warned that the Zaev Government, Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski and prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska are deliberately giving time to disgrace Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva to avoid her responsibility for the major corruption scandal she is involved in. It’s...

Macedonia 20.07.19 | 18:59

VMRO asks Zaev whether his cousin is now driving the Bentley once owned by the businessman allegedly blackmailed by Katica Janeva

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski said that the Katica Janeva scandal directly involves top officials of the SDSM party and there are even reports that the Zaev family had personal gains from the blackmail of businessmen, conducted using the cache of wiretaps held by Special Prosecutor Janeva. Arsovski...

Macedonia 01.02.19 | 09:52

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman demands answers from Zaev over yet another corruption allegation

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski asked Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to respond if it is true that a major foreign investment planned for Strumica opted to go to a different city after he asked the company for a bribe. Speaking at a TV debate on Thursday, Arsovski said that he doesn’t have the...