Tag: nikoloski
Macedonia 28.11.20 | 18:19

Nikoloski: Zaev’s coalition partners are preparing to leave him unless he reverses course immediately

In an interview with Kanal 77, VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski said that smaller partners in Zoran Zaev’s ruling coalition are angry with Zaev after his BGNES interview and announced surrender to Bulgaria, and are preparing to abandon the Government. Zaev’s SDSM – DUI...

Macedonia 26.11.20 | 21:53

Nikoloski: Zaev already made promises to Bulgaria and now they ask him to deliver

Zoran Zaev is already over, said VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski ahead of the large protest organized by VMRO-DPMNE this afternoon in Skopje. What Zaev is saying now with regard to Bulgaria is what he already promised them he will deliver. Bulgaria now wants him to do what he promised....

Macedonia 24.11.20 | 22:22

Nikoloski: Only a Government of experts with broad societal support can help us now

Macedonia needs a broad Government of experts, supported by all main political parties, to come out of the coronavirus and economic crises and from the problem with Bulgaria, said VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski. He added that members of Parliament from the slim ruling coalition led by...

Macedonia 24.11.20 | 19:34

Nikoloski: Macedonian historians prevented Zaev from making additional, disastrous concessions

VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski praised the group of Macedonian historians appointed to the joint committee with Bulgaria for doing their job well. Nikoloski said that if it weren’t for their resistance, Zoran Zaev would have imposed many additional concessions on Macedonia, on issues...

Macedonia 22.11.20 | 18:02

“The multiple crises require a Government of national unity”

Only an expert Government with the broad support from all main political parties in Macedonia can deal with the coronavirus epidemic and respond to the pressure from Bulgaria, said VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski, in an interview with the Mkd.mk news site. We need strong diplomacy, serious...

Macedonia 22.11.20 | 16:47

Nikoloski: The blockade from Bulgaria is the result of three years of backsliding under Zaev

The actual reason why Macedonia is not being allowed to open EU accession talks are the numerous and credible corruption allegations about the Zaev regime, said VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski, who has for years maintained that the accession talks will be delayed for as long as Zaev is...

Macedonia 21.11.20 | 16:37

“Macedonia will not begin EU accession talks while the criminals from SDSM are in power”

The veto from Bulgaria, which blocked the opening of EU accession talks with Macedonia, was easily predicted during a pre-election debate between the deputy party leaders of VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM, Aleksandar Nikoloski and Radmila Sekerinska. Nikoloski pushed on Sekerinska to say when will Macedonia open...

Macedonia 13.11.20 | 22:48

Nikoloski demands an investigation into the linked Strumica companies that bled the Eurostandard Bank dry

VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski called on Public Prosecutor Ljubomir Joveski to investigate the suspicious issuing of bad credits to companies in Strumica, via the now failed Eurostandard Bank. Nikoloski spoke as the Parliament reviewed the reports about the bank, which gave loans totaling...

Macedonia 12.11.20 | 17:14

Nikoloski: We won’t resolve the dispute with Bulgaria if we approach it from a position of inferiority

VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski blasted the Zaev Government for keeping the extent of the dispute with Bulgaria secret from the opposition. Zaev proudly refuses to appear before the Parliament, as do his top diplomats, even as the Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee schedules hearing...

Macedonia 08.11.20 | 23:23

Nikoloski: We need a Government of national unity to get Macedonia out of the quagmire

The Zoran Zaev Government needs to resign urgently and a new Government of national unity needs to be formed, said Aleksandar Nikoloski, Vice President of the VMRO-DPMNE party, during a Sitel TV interview this evening. Nikoloski pointed to the collapse of Zaev’s attemtp to ensure the opening of...

Macedonia 04.11.20 | 13:53

Dimitrov and Osmani ignore Parliament debate on the crisis with Bulgaria

The two key diplomats, Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani and Deputy Prime Minister Nikola Dimitrov, did not show up for the Parliament committee hearing on the developing crisis with Bulgaria. Osmani and Dimitrov have remained silent after their emergency summit in Berlin, where they met with Bulgarian Foreign...

Macedonia Economy 30.10.20 | 19:32

Unrealistic budget projections will push debt to over 70 percent, Nikoloski expects

The amendments to the 2020 budget are completely misplaced, said VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski during the Parliament debate on the proposal that will put Macedonia nearly a billion EUR deeper into debt. Instead of increasing spending on public healthcare, what every other country did,...

Macedonia 26.10.20 | 22:55

Nikoloski: The Zaev regime is cracking down on the free press

VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski accused the Zaev regime of ramping up the crackdown on critical journalists, especially those investigating the numerous corruption scandals plaguing Zoran Zaev. Journalists who publish evidence about crimes of the Government are under pressure. The least...

Macedonia 14.10.20 | 23:15

Nikoloski: Members of Parliament from the SDSM list are raising the prospect of a new majority

VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski said that members of Parliament elected on the SDSM list, from their smaller coalition partners, are raising the issue of having a new parliamentary majority. Both SDSM and VMRO are nearly tied in Parliament, with SDSM having to rely on more and stronger...

Macedonia 09.10.20 | 12:28

Zoran Zaev is behind the scandalous real-estate development in Tetovo worth 200 million EUR, Nikoloski says

Zoran Zaev and his confidant Dragi Raskovski are behind the major real-estate development in Tetovo that is pursued by a controversial Montenegrin businessman said VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski. Nikoloski was the first to blow the whistle about the major development that was approved...

Macedonia 06.10.20 | 11:34

Nikoloski meets hard hit grape farmers from Macedonia’s wine region, to support their demands

VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski visited grape farmers in the village of Timjanik, near Negotino, who are hit hard by the historically low prices. VMRO called for a major relief package to the tune of 10 million EUR. The Zaev Government unfortunately showed its true face in this case. After...

Macedonia 01.10.20 | 19:53

Nikoloski discussed the lack of democracy and corruption scandals in Macedonia with the large CDI grouping of center-right parties

VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski attended a meeting of the executive board of the Centrist Democratic Initiative, a global association of Christian Democratic parties, chaired by its President Andres Pastrana. During the meeting, Nikoloski informed the VMRO-DPMNE sister parties about the...

Macedonia 28.09.20 | 20:22

VMRO officials discussed the abuses of power in Macedonia during the EPP party political assembly

VMRO-DPMNE officials Aleksandar Nikoloski and Vladimir Gjorcev took part in the EPP party political assembly that was held today, chaired by Donald Tusk, who leads Europe’s largest right of center party. Nikoloski said that during the assembly, the VMRO representatives discussed the abuses of power...

Economy 25.09.20 | 12:38

VMRO demands urgent assistance for farmers as grape prices reach record lows

Because of the exceptionally low prices of grapes from the current harvest, VMRO-DPMNE calls for urgent steps from the Government to help the farmers. VMRO Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski met with farmers in Sopot where he said the grapes fetch prices as low as 2 to 4 denars per kilogram, which is...

Macedonia 24.09.20 | 11:56

Nikoloski: Zaev will not silence VMRO-DPMNE

Zoran Zaev will not silence me, said VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski, who appeared before the court today in a slander case that Prime Minister Zaev initiated against him. Zaev reacted after Nikoloski accused him of direct involvement in the major Racket scandal, which he said led to extortion...

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