Tag: hoxha
Macedonia Economy 04.12.20 | 14:25

Tobacco farmers angry at the price they’re getting for this year’s harvest

Agriculture Minister Arianit Hoxha proposed that the ranking of tobacco is changed and the 4th, worst quality category, is abolished. The reason is that cigarette companies have been evaluating the current harvest as very poor quality and have offered very low prices for it. Hoxha acknowledged that the...

Macedonia 15.10.20 | 18:20

Hoxha denies reports that his Alternative party will join the Zaev Government

Afrim Gashi from the Alternative party denied that the party is considering joining the Zaev Government and bolstering its very thin majority. Zoran Zaev today said that he is in talks to enlarge the majority by between 3 and 6 members of Parliament, and his Agriculture Minister Arianit Hoxha added that...

Macedonia 07.08.20 | 17:10

If all other Albanian parties join the future Government, BESA may remain in the opposition

BESA may go in the opposition of all other ethnic Albanian parties join the next Govenrment, said BESA official Arianit Hoxha. The small conservative party won four seats in a pre-election coalition with SDSM but is under no obligation to remain with SDSM in the eventual ruling coalition. Both SDSM and...

Macedonia 04.02.20 | 19:56

No progress in talks aimed at creating a coalition of opposition Albanian parties

The BESA party said that it supports forming a broad pre-election coalition of opposition Albanian parties, but that it doesn’t understand the positions of its chief would-be ally, the Alliance of Albanians. AA yesterday gave 48 hours to BESA to accept its proposal for a coalition that would be...

Macedonia 12.06.19 | 14:30

Zaev’s Government hopes that the Goce Delcev issue with Bulgaria will be resolved

As more senior officials in Zaev’s Government remain silent on the Bulgarian ultimatum over Goce Delcev, it fell to spokesman Muhamed Hoxha to take questions from the press. Bulgaria yesterday officially warned Macedonia that there will be no NATO membership or EU accession talks, unless Macedonia...