Tag: sela
Macedonia 17.10.21 | 20:11

Sela: I expect a victory for the opposition

Albanian opposition leader Ziadin Sela said that he expects a victory for the united opposition, as he voted in the local elections today. This is a day to speak softly. Skeptics who remain in their homes need to know that the disappointment they feel can only deepen if they don’t vote. They should...

Macedonia 13.10.21 | 20:55

Sela: I expect a new Government after the local elections

Ethnic Albanian opposition leader Ziadin Sela said that he expects a new ruling majority to be formed in the Parliament after the local elections on Sunday. SDSM and DUI are losing the elections and with that, any moral credibility they have to rule the people. Power will be taken away from them, with...

Macedonia 05.10.21 | 23:21

Sela: Zaev intends to blame the medical staff for the hospital fire in Tetovo

Ziadin Sela, leader of the Alliance of Albanians, strongly condemned the decision by Zoran Zaev not to fire his Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce and his deputy Ilir Hasani after the deadly hospital fire in Tetovo. Zaev now tells us that there is no responsibility with the Minister or the Deputy Minister,...

Macedonia 15.09.21 | 22:34

Sela: Grubi’s photo-op visit to the burnt Tetovo hospital disturbed evidence and undermined the investigation

Albanian opposition leader Ziadin Sela called on Zaev’s first Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi to stop distracting the investigation into the catastrophic fire in the improvised Tetovo Covid hospital which killed 15 people. Speaking about the investigation, the site should be off limits, should...

Macedonia 20.07.21 | 20:09

Sela’s party is also opposed to postponing the municipal elections

The Alliance of Albanians led by Ziadin Sela joined in the protests from VMRO-DPMNE after Zoran Zaev tried to postpone the municipal elections for the very end of October. The Alliance of Albanians is prepared to win the elections whenever they take place. But we see no reason to postpone the date. The...

Macedonia 16.04.21 | 17:02

Zaev reaches secret agreement with the Albanian opposition, Sela hints that Jus soli will apply in citizenship applications

Ziadin Sela from the Alliance of Albanians announced that an agreement was reached with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev for the proposed citizenship laws, but that the details will be revealed next week. Sela and his coalition partner Afrim Gashi were blocking work in the Parliament until Zaev agrees to a...

Macedonia 11.04.21 | 23:28

Zaev will meet Sela and Gashi to ask them to unblock the Parliament

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev will meet with the leaders of the Albanian opposition parties Ziadin Sela and Afrim Gashi tomorrow. Zaev’s intent is to get them to remove their filibuster veto on a number of legislative proposals. Sela and Gashi demand that a law that will grant citizenship to what they...

Macedonia 29.03.21 | 22:30

Albanian opposition leaders denounce decision to postpone the census

The Albanian opposition coalition of the Alliance of Albanians and Alternative condemned the meeting between the leaders of VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM Hristijan Mickoski and Zoran Zaev today. Zaev and Mickoski made several decisions, mainly agreeing on the VMRO demand to postpone the census for September. But...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 09:23

Sela: Somebody more powerful than Zaev instructed Mijalkov to return

Alliance of Albanians leader Ziadin Sela believes that Prime Minister Zoran Zaev had an agreement with former security chief Saso Mijalkov and allowed him to flee Macedonia, but that the deal was obstructed by somebody higher up than Zaev. The dramatic escape and subsequent return of Mijalkov caused...

Macedonia 24.02.21 | 16:05

Sela: A Bollywood show directed by Zaev and Mijalkov, just like the April 2017 incident

Ziadin Sela, leader of the Alliance of Albanians, dismissed the crisis over the past few days with the escape and return of Saso Mijalkov, as “Bollywood drama” directed by Mijalkov and Zoran Zaev. This was theater. Ridiculous scenarios. The most shocking part is that he was eventually given...

Macedonia 30.01.21 | 16:16

Zaev is the biggest fraud in this country, Ziadin Sela says about Zaev’s manipulations with the Good Friday massacre

Both parties in the coalition are frauds and Zaev is the biggest fraud in the country, said Ziadin Sela, leader of the Alliance of Albanians, after the protests of Albanians in Skopje yesterday afternoon. Protesters demanded the release of a group of Albanian islamists charged with carrying out the 2012...

Macedonia 19.12.20 | 12:18

Sela: I suggested a grand coalition to Zaev, but he refused

Alliance of Albanians leader Ziadin Sela said that he suggested to Zoran Zaev that the country would be best lead by a grand coalition, especially given how narrow the results of the July 15 elections were, but that Zaev refused.  “They insisted that their majority is sufficient”, Sela said. Zaev...

Macedonia 09.12.20 | 19:22

Albanian opposition leaders say only a broad Government can take on the dispute with Bulgaria

Alliance of Albanians leader Ziadin Sela and his colleague from the Alternative party Afrim Gashi rebuked the Zaev regime for keeping the opposition uninformed and out of the loop as the dispute with Bulgaria deepens and threatens Macedonia’s EU accession prospects. This is a Government of liars and...

Macedonia 02.12.20 | 12:29

Sela: Bulgaria’s demands are from the early 20th century

Alliance of Albanians leader Ziadin Sela said that the Bulgarian position on Macedonia is unacceptable in the 21st century, and that this country should accept that it has a Macedonian minority. Considering what Bulgaria is asking for, we need to consider that this is not becoming an EU member state....

Macedonia 29.11.20 | 21:54

Sela: Bulgarian demands indicate it has territorial claims on Macedonia

Alliance of Albanians leader Ziadin Sela described the Bulgarian position of Macedonia as indicating that this country still has territorial claims on Macedonia. Sela was speaking with TV21 about the demands Bulgaria is putting forward and using to block Macedonia’s EU accession talks. Recently...

Macedonia 05.11.20 | 11:22

Opposition leaders Mickoski, Sela and Gashi will meet tomorrow

The leaders of the main opposition party VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski will meet with the leaders of the Alliance of Albanians Ziadin Sela and Alternative Afrim Gashi tomorrow. The meeting will come at a conference organized by the German conservative Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, at the Skopje Hilton hotel....

Macedonia 29.08.20 | 09:27

Sela: Zaev faked his conflict with Ahmeti, he always wanted to renew their coalition

In an interview, Ziadin Sela from the Alliance of Albanians said that he never received a serious offer from SDSM to form a coalition, adding that from the start, Zoran Zaev seemed determined to reach a deal with DUI leader Ali Ahmeti. We allowed DUI to have a first shot at negotiating with SDSM to see...

Macedonia 24.08.20 | 12:28

Ziadin Sela meets with representatives from Kosovo’s VV party

Ziadin Sela, leader of the Alliance of Albanians, met with a delegation from the Kosovan populist VV movement. The two parties have a long standing cooperation agreement. The Vetevendosje delegation included Bekim Qoku, Glauk Konjufca and Mefail Bajqinovci. VV has announced that it will open its branch...

Macedonia 22.08.20 | 15:32

Ziadin Sela blames DUI of causing the exodus of Albanians from Macedonia

Ziadin Sela, leader of the Alliance of Albanians, accused the DUI party of perpetrating ethnic cleansing of Albanians in Macedonia with its continued corruption and failure to provide opportunities in the country. DUI has represented ethnic Albanians in the Macedonian Governments almost continuously...

News 19.08.20 | 18:10

Sela and Gashi predict that the SDSM – DUI coalition will be short lived

Ziadin Sela and Afrim Gashi, leaders of the Alliance of Albanians and the Alternative party, predicted that the next Government – expected to be made by SDSM and DUI – will be short lived. The future Government that will include DUI will not have its key pillar which is legitimacy. This Government...

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