Tag: DUI
Macedonia 23.07.21 | 18:58

BESA will wait for more details about the SDSM – DUI coalition before it announces its next steps

Arianit Hoxha, from the BESA party, said that they are still examining the announcement of their coalition partners SDSM and DUI that they are forming a coalition for the coming municipal elections. BESA wants to challenge DUI for the mayoral seat in the largest Albanian majority city in Macedonia –...

Macedonia 20.07.21 | 20:29

Zaev is on collision course with Ahmeti over the mayoral race in Tetovo

Zoran Zaev responded to the demands from his Albanian coalition partners by playing it coy. The DUI party demands that Zaev supports their candidate in the coming local elections in Tetovo, but BESA demands that he remains neutral. Both these parties hope they can win the mayoral seat in Tetovo and both...

Macedonia 20.07.21 | 15:51

Ahmeti sets ultimatum for Zaev: Either support for DUI candidates or early parliamentary elections together with the local elections!

Either SDSM support for DUI candidates in Tetovo, Gostivar, Struga, Kicevo, Cair in the first round of elections or holding early parliamentary elections along with the local elections because DUI leader Ali Ahmeti will break up the government coalition. Ahmeti will put this on the table in front of...

Macedonia 14.07.21 | 10:04

Zaev says he will meet with Ahmeti to discuss cooperation in the municipal elections

Zoran Zaev announced that by the end of July he will meet with Ali Ahmeti to discuss cooperation between their SDSM and DUI parties in the municipal elections in October. The two parties cooperated in the 2017 municipal elections, and in the 2019 presidential elections. It is important that we first...

Macedonia 11.07.21 | 12:03

VMRO calls on SDSM and DUI to stop with their intrigues and support the joint resolution on Bulgaria

VMRO-DPMNE called on SDSM and DUI to support the joint resolution on the Bulgarian demands. After VMRO proposed the resolution, SDSM initially resisted, then declared its support, but remains evasive when it comes to ratification. DUI, on the other hand, rejected the resolution but its officials are...

Macedonia 06.07.21 | 18:35

Mickoski calls on DUI to, for once, support the interests of their Macedonian neighbors

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristiajn Mickoski called on DUI and the other ethnic Albanian parties to support the resolution meant to respond to the Bulgarian nationalist demands by preparing unified Macedonian positions. The parties representing ethnic Macedonians in the Parliament, even SDSM, agreed to the resolution...

Macedonia 06.07.21 | 14:02

For now, DUI doesn’t accept VMRO-DPMNE’s resolution, AA/A haven’t adopted position yet

DUI does not accept the resolution submitted to Parliament by VMRO DPMNE. At today’s meeting with the opposition party, they demanded that all parties harmonize the text and vote on it. The Alliance for Albanians and Alternative will take a position after the party bodies discuss this. The Alliance...

Macedonia 10.06.21 | 21:34

DUI is spending 200,000 EUR for a memorial tower to the UCK

DUI party officials will attend the opening of a memorial tower dedicated to the Albanian terrorist NLA/UCK organization in the village of Slupcane in November, when the day of the Albanian alphabet is marked. The undeveloped rural Lipkovo municipality decided to spend 200,000 EUR for he tower. DUI,...

Macedonia 07.06.21 | 22:31

Ahmeti is open to a municipal election coalition with SDSM

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti said that it is possible he will form a coalition with Zoran Zaev’s SDSM party for the October municipal elections. I don’t know, we need to see where our interests lie and where the interests of the citizens are. I think that our coalition with SDSM has been functioning...

Macedonia 07.06.21 | 22:24

Popovska: DUI is going green to gain better access to “green businesses”

Liljana Popovska, former head of the green DOM party, said that the sudden change by the Albanian nationalist DUI party into a “green party” is likely driven by the desire to tap the environmental funds that are being made available. DUI leader and former Albanian warlord Ali Ahmeti announced...

Macedonia 05.06.21 | 16:29

Nikoloski: DUI returns to its roots, in 2001 they started as a green party from the mountains of Macedonia

Answering a reporter’s question regarding the announcement of Ali Ahmeti that DUI is becoming a green party, VMRO-DPMNE Vice President, Aleksandar Nikoloski, said that in the absence of projects and ideas, the ruling coalition SDSM-DUI deals with PR tools. Nikoloski added that DUI is returning...

Macedonia 05.06.21 | 16:12

Ahmeti reveals that green agenda is becoming part of DUI on its 19th anniversary

On the occasion of 19th anniversary of the Democratic Union for Integration (DUI), its leader Ali Ahmeti revealed on Saturday that the green agenda is becoming part of DUI’s concept in the upcoming local elections. On the 19th anniversary of DUI we start a new policy and direct action, a policy for...

Macedonia 04.06.21 | 17:36

Both Zaev and Ahmeti deny allegations over joint candidate for Skopje mayor: What will be DUI’s surprise?

In a matter of few hours, Ali Ahmeti and Zoran Zaev denied that the surprise that the DUI leader will announce on Saturday will be in relation to a joint candidate for Skopje mayor in the upcoming local elections. No, such a thing has not been discussed at all regarding a joint candidate or compensations...

Macedonia 03.06.21 | 15:54

Zaev supports Ahmeti’s Saturday announcement

Prime Minister and SDSM leader Zoran Zaev fell short of responding whether his party and DUI, the junior government coalition partner, will endorse a joint candidate for mayor in the coming local elections when asked to comment on a recent statement by DUI leader Ali Ahmeti. Zaev, without going into...

Macedonia 03.06.21 | 09:35

Will the candidate for Skopje mayor be DUI’s big surprise?

The ruling party DUI started the procedure for selection of candidates for mayors, but also for councilors in the local elections, and the leader Ali Ahmeti announced a name that will be a “big surprise” on June 5. Speculations go so far that on Saturday, on DUI’s birthday, an Albanian...

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 26.04.21 | 11:48

Another corruption scandal involving DUI: Environment Ministry awarded grants to associations owned by Environment Directorate head

Ministry run by DUI staff awarded non-refundable financial assistance to citizens’ associations owned by a director of state administration and a DUI member. NGOs and associations in which one of the owners is Hysen Xhemaili, director of the Environment Directorate in the Ministry of Environment...

Macedonia 02.04.21 | 10:17

The diaspora is not included in the total population: Mickoski exposed the bluff of Grubi and Osmani

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said that the party will not recognize a census that violates Eurostat standards and in which the diaspora is counted among the actual residents of Macedonia. Mickoski did an interview with the Albanian language TV21 channel at a time when Albanian parties demand...

Macedonia 02.04.21 | 09:22

Sela: DUI betrayed the Albanians

According to the president of the Alliance for Albanians, Ziadin Sela, it is unacceptable for the country to come to a situation where the agreement reached between the two leaders of the political parties must be respected, and the law must be ignored. Asked about the amendment submitted by Halil Snopce,...

Macedonia 26.03.21 | 20:51

DUI creates a deep state, Albanians do not benefit from that either

In an interview with TV Alfa on Friday, VMRO-DPMNE leader, Hristijan Mickoski, referred to the current political situation in the country, the bad government policies and measures regarding the health crisis, as well as the steps that VMRO-DPMNE will take over in the coming period. Mickoski emphasized...

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