Tag: pendarovski
Macedonia 05.09.20 | 10:41

Pendarovski warns that the EU talks will be difficult as the Union becomes reluctant to accept new members

President Stevo Pendarovski warned the public that joining the European Union will be difficult, as the EU is getting more and more reluctant to admit new members. In a TV interview, Pendarovski reminded how accession talks are getting more and more protracted with each new candidate country. Objectively...

Macedonia 04.09.20 | 21:06

Pendarovski critical of Zaev for trying to unilaterally abolish the fair election guarantees

President Stevo Pendarovski came out against the proposal from his SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev that the ruling majority unilaterally abolishes the 100 days rule. Under it, the opposition party got to manage several important departments 100 days before the elections and the Prime Minister stepped down...

Macedonia 31.08.20 | 09:29

Zaev takes over from Spasovski, will meet Pendarovski at noon

Earlier this morning Zoran Zaev took over the office of the Prime Minister from the interim Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski, who had it vacated during the weekend. The Government plans to meet President Stevo Pendarovski at noon, as well as holding business meetings. Before the vote, Pendarovski called...

Macedonia 27.08.20 | 22:27

Snub aimed at Zaev? Pendarovski says he would like to see a Government of ministers who are not corrupt

President Stevo Pendarovski called on the Parliament to elect a Government that will not be tainted with corruption and will include competent officials. Pendarovski published a summary of his comments made before the Marshall Center but it’s unclear whether he meant it as a snub of the Government...

Macedonia 14.08.20 | 12:15

The deadline Pendarovski gave Zaev begins to tick

The 20 days deadline which President Stevo Pendarovski gave to his SDSM party ally Zoran Zaev to form a Government began ticking. While accepting the mandate yesterday, Zaev acknowledged that he doesn’t have the necessary 61 votes yet, but promised to Pendarovski that he will have them by the end...

Macedonia 13.08.20 | 16:02

Mickoski and VMRO members of Parliament enter villa Vodno to demand an explanation from Pendarovski

The group of members of Parliament from VMRO-DPMNE, led by party leader Hristijan Mickoski, entered villa Vodno, the official residence of President Stevo Pendarovski, for a meeting where they will demand an explanation why the mandate was given to SDSM leader Zoran Zaev. Pendarovski gave his party ally...

Macedonia 13.08.20 | 15:31

Mickoski lead the VMRO members of Parliament to Pendarovski’s residence

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski and most of the VMRO members of Parliament walked up to the Vodno residence of President Stevo Pendarovski to demand a meeting and an explanation after he awarded the first attempt to form a Government to SDSM leader Zoran Zaev. It’s expected that Mickoski...

Macedonia 13.08.20 | 15:19

Mickoski says Pendarovski violated the Constitution, demands an urgent meeting

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said that President Stevo Pendarovski violated the Constitution when he awarded the mandate for the creation of the next Government to SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev. After a press conference, Mickoski led the VMRO group in Parliament toward the residence of President...

Macedonia 13.08.20 | 13:14

While receiving the mandate, Zaev acknowledged he doesn’t have the votes to form a Government

SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev confirmed that he doesn’t have the votes necessary to from a Government. Today he was given the mandate by President Stevo Pendarovski, during a brief ceremony in Pendarovski’s office, where the President barely gave a few courtesy remarks. Zaev then said that...

Macedonia 13.08.20 | 10:58

Pendarovski set to give the mandate to Zoran Zaev, as doubts remain whether he has the votes

SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev is set to meet with President Stevo Pendarovski later today and receive the mandate to form a new Government. This will give Zaev 20 days to cobble together a majority of 61 votes in Parliament. It is believed that Zaev still doesn’t have a deal with the crucial DUI...

Macedonia 12.08.20 | 14:41

Pendarovski will give Zaev the first shot at forming a Government

The office of President Stevo Pendarovski announced that tomorrow he will give the mandate for the creation of a new Government to SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev. According to Pendarovski’s office, the decision is made because the coalition with BESA, led by Zaev, won the most seats in the new Parliament....

Macedonia 12.08.20 | 12:26

Pendarovski says he will give the mandate by Friday

The office of President Stevo Pendarovski announced that he will give the mandate to form the next Government to a candidate who will have majority in Parliament by Friday. A majority in the narrowly divided Parliament has not been announced yet, and while Pendarovski’s political ally Zoran Zaev...

Macedonia 11.08.20 | 11:35

Doubts remain over whether the Parliament is constituted or not

Doubts over the next steps of the Parliament persist. Constitutional experts have told Republika that a Parliament that has convened but has not elected a Speaker can’t be considered fully constituted. This is important for the deadlines that regulate the forming of a Government. Under the Constitution,...

Macedonia 10.08.20 | 13:49

SDSM made to look weak as Pendarovski delays the decision on who will get the first shot at forming a Government

Even though the SDSM party holds the Presidency of the country, through its candidate Stevo Pendarovski, and claims that it has won the inconclusive and chaotic July 15 elections, Pendarovski is still not moving ahead with giving the mandate to form the next Government. Since mid last week Pendarovski...

Macedonia 05.08.20 | 18:55

Pendarovski won’t apologize to the former SPO staff for saying that their institution was a huge disappointment

President Stevo Pendarovski refused to apologize to the former employees of the disgraced Special Prosecutor’s Office. During his Ilinden speech Pendarovski, who was a great supporter of the SPO and its chief prosecutor Katica Janeva during the Colored Revolution, noted how the institution disappointed...

Macedonia 03.08.20 | 19:10

Katica Janeva’s staff demands an apology from Pendarovski for pointing out how badly they betrayed the public trust

Former prosecutors from the now dismantled Special Prosecutor’s Office demand an apology from President Stevo Pendarovski, for noting in his Ilinden speech that the SPO completely betrayed the expectations of the public. The openly partisan outfit created to go after officials of the VMRO-DPMNE...

Macedonia 02.08.20 | 19:42

Pendarovski calls for reconciliation, acknowledges the collapse of SDSM’s anti-corruption push

President Stevo Pendarovski called for reconciliation, as part of his Ilinden address. Macedonia remains deeply divided as result of the years long political crisis and the imposed name change. I hope and expect that my initiative for reconciliation will be supoprted by the next Government and opposition...

Macedonia 02.08.20 | 10:33

Pendarovski says that joining EU and NATO accomplishes the goals of Ilinden

President Stevo Pendarovski said that joining NATO meant the realization of the strategic goals set out by the Ilinden Uprising. Owing to the known and unknown heroes of the past we now live in freedom and in an independent country. Thanks to them, we now have an internationally recognized country. We...

Macedonia 31.07.20 | 10:34

Pendarovski says he will give the mandate to any candidate who assures him he can get to 61 votes

With Parliament set to convene early next week, President Stevo Pendarovski said that he will give the mandate for the creation of the next Government to the candidate who will assure him he can get to 61 votes. Article 90 of the Constitution is crystal clear – the mandate goes to the candidate...

Macedonia 24.07.20 | 18:54

President Pendarovski condemns attack on journalist Ljupco Zlatev

President Stevo Pendarovski condemned yesterday’s attack on investigative journalist Ljupco Zlatev, who said that he was targeted in a cafe by a person affiliated with former state security chief Saso Mijalkov. Journalists need to be free from fear and to be allowed to do their work unobstructed....

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