Tag: Mickoski
Macedonia 18.07.19 | 18:32

Hristijan Mickoski will not attend Zaev’s meeting of party leaders planned for Friday

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski will not attend the meeting of party leaders that Zoran Zaev was planning for Friday. VMRO-DPMNE official Blagica Lasovska said during a press conference that the decision was made given the opposition’s decision that they will only discuss holding early general...

Macedonia 18.07.19 | 15:30

Mickoski: Zaev is the top of the criminal enterprise

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said that after the scandals involving Special Prosecutor Katica Jnaeva, it is clear that Zoran Zaev is at the top of the criminal enterprise. Mickoski warned against attempts to designate a few fall guys in the major scandal which revealed that the most lauded...

Macedonia 16.07.19 | 22:55

Mickoski warns that Zaev wants political radicalization as a way out of the latest scandal

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said that the opposition party won’t be drawn into a radicalization of the political situation in Macedonia, as the Zaev regime took a deep plunge in allegations of corruption and organized crime. The people, which is thoroughly disappointed in the situation...

Macedonia 12.07.19 | 14:22

Makfax poll shows majority of Macedonians expect VMRO to be back in office within the year, under Hristijan Mickoski

An online poll conducted by the Makfax news agency and its research center shows that a majority of the 6.500 people polled believe VMRO-DPMNE will be back in office within a year, under their current leader Hristijan Mickoski. The poll asked readers whether they expect VMRO to form the Government within...

Macedonia 12.07.19 | 13:20

Mickoski: The scandal plagued Zaev is a problem we will soon resolve

Citing the series of corruption scandals and examples of sheer incompetence displayed by the Zaev Government, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski announced that the opposition party will soon remove him from office. We see Mr. Zaev buried in scandals, crime and corruption, and he still attempts to talk...

Macedonia 12.07.19 | 12:07

Mickoski congratulates to the PODEM party on its 11th anniversary

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski congratulated the Party of United Democrats of Macedonia (PODEM) on its 11th anniversary. The Zivko Jankulovski led party is part of the VMRO led Coalition for a Better Macedonia. PODEM is much greater than some of the parties who cling on to power today, and it showed,...

Macedonia 09.07.19 | 13:50

Mickoski to Zaev: Resign, now!

Opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski called on Zoran Zaev to resign immediately after recorded conversations revealed the Prime Minister involving himself in outrageous behavior. Anything other than a resignation is unacceptable. Somebody needs to finally bear some responsibility for the events in country,...

Macedonia 08.07.19 | 17:54

Zaev’s Government conducts political persecution of the opposition, Mickoski tells Ambassador Plomp

The Zaev Government is conducting a campaign of political persecution of opposition members and supporters, said VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski durign his meeting with Dutch Ambassador Wouter Plomp. I spoke with my interlocutor about the lack of ability and will in the Government to implement the...

Macedonia 04.07.19 | 14:58

Mickoski tells Zbogar that the prosecutor’s disinterest in the Government’s crimes is shocking

It’s shocking how disinterested state prosecutors are about crimes perpetrated by the Government, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said during his meeting today with the EU Ambassador to Macedonia Samuel Zbogar. Zaev’s Government shows no interest to remove the obvious defects which...

Macedonia 04.07.19 | 13:08

Interior Ministry denies claim that it’s preparing to arrest opposition leader Mickoski

The Interior Ministry denied the claim by opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski that special police forces were deployed around his house in what could be preparation for his arrest. Mickoski said that, following the latest series of arrests of VMRO officials, he prepared his family about his possible...

Macedonia 03.07.19 | 22:33

VMRO withdraws offer to work with SDSM on the EU agenda after weeks of receiving no reply

Due to the lack of interest on the part of the Government, VMRO-DPMNE has withdrawn its offer to contribute its expertise in the European Union related reforms, opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski said. We offered to help out until October so we can jointly receive the date to open EU accession talks....

Macedonia 03.07.19 | 22:11

VMRO will boycott the census if the law is not changed

VMRO-DPMNE will call for a boycott of the 2020 census if it is conducted under the current law, which allows that long term emigrants are counted just as the current residents are, said VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski. Ethnic Albanian parties in Macedonia, faced with the especially high emigration...

Macedonia 03.07.19 | 20:39

VMRO leader Mickoski says he prepared his family about the possibility that he could be arrested at any moment

Given the series of politically driven arrests, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said that he has prepared his family that he could be arrested at any time. During the presidential campaign, the candidate and the leader of the ruling party both bragged not with infrastructure projects but with...

Macedonia 03.07.19 | 19:57

Mickoski: I stand with the journalists who were threatened by Raskovski

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said that he stands by the journalists who were threatened with charges by Dragi Raskovski, Zoran Zaev’s Secretary General, who was caught on tape discussing a lucrative deal and using racial slurs. Raskovski held a lengthy press conference on Tuesday, during...

Macedonia 27.06.19 | 22:46

Mickoski opposed to publicly funded sex change operations

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski criticized the announcement from the Healthcare Ministry that sex change operations will be funded by the public healthcare insurance fund. While citizens are crying out because of the poor quality of public healtcare, where the price is often paid in human lives,...

Macedonia 26.06.19 | 15:40

Mickoski calls for an investigation into Zaev’s lucrative motives behind his failed attempt to assume direct control over the public finances

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said that Zoran Zaev’s decision to withdraw his own nomination as Finance Minister was not driven by his honesty, but by the fact that the appointment would have been illegal. The law states that Zoran Zaev can’t be a Prime Minister and a Finance Minister,...

Macedonia 21.06.19 | 12:21

Mickoski condemns sports songs aimed at Albanians and points to nationalist insults coming from Albanian groups

During his interview with the Albanian language Klan TV, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski was asked about the sports songs sometimes used by Macedonian fans, one of which contains derogatory slurs at ethnic Albanians. Albanian language media, as well as outlets affiliated with the Zaev Government,...

Macedonia 21.06.19 | 11:50

Mickoski says the Special Prosecutor’s Office is a partisan tool used to attack political opponents

Discussing the Special Prosecutor’s Office, whose mandate is one of the issues that some EU member states want resolved before allowing the opening of accession talks, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said that this is a partisan institution used to persecute political opponents. VMRO made...

News 20.06.19 | 23:10

Mickoski: Zoran Zaev signed the Prespa treaty to become a Prime Minister and save himself from corruption charges

In an interview with the Albanian language Klan TV, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said that Zoran Zaev signed the Prespa treaty in order to become Prime Minister and to save himself from the series of corruption charges following him, but also so that he can use his power to expand his business...

Economy 19.06.19 | 15:17

Mickoski warns that the budget revenue shortfall will reach 82 million EUR by the end of the year

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski warns Finance Minister Dragan Tevdovski that he’s failing to meet the budget revenue projections by 2.4 percent, endangering the budget. If this trend continues, we are looking at a gap of 82 million EUR. This would be a huge number for any country in the region,...

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