Tag: veljanoski
Macedonia 07.10.21 | 10:58

Skopje court undermines the defense in the April 27th trial by withholding the sentences

The Skopje Court still hasn’t given the verdicts in the second April 27th trial to the defendants – former Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski, former ministers Spire Ristoski and Mile Janakieski and the former UBK agency director Vladimir Andonovski. This prevents them from appealing the...

Macedonia 06.07.21 | 20:23

Zaev himself claimed that on April 27th, the Parliament worked normally

The closing arguments in the April 27th trial reminded the public of the testimony made by Zoran Zaev before the court regarding this case. In November 2020, Zaev testified, and said that the main defendant, Speaker Trajko Veljanoski, acted well while leading the session of the Parliament. In my experience,...

Macedonia 06.07.21 | 20:19

Veljanoski: The prosecution is rudely misrepresenting its case to portray me as a villain

The prosecution is rudely misrepresenting its case in an attempt to portray me as a villain, said former Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski, in his closing arguments at the April 27th trial. I still believe that the court will reach the proper decision. I ask it to read carefully the transcripts of...

Macedonia 06.07.21 | 18:58

Prosecutor Ruskoska edited a text message she submitted as evidence in the April 27th trial

During the April 27th hearing held today, the defense showed that prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska was editing text messages she presented as evidence. One of these messages, defendant Trajko Veljanoski said, was exchanged between him and his chief of staff, who was warning Veljanoski that the opposition is...

Macedonia 06.07.21 | 18:48

Veljanoski dismisses attempts by the prosecution to link the April 27th trial with the incident in the US Capitol

Former Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski dismissed the attempts of the prosecution which tried to compare the 2017 incident in the Parliament with the incident in the US Capitol in January 2021. If the events in the US Congress are in any way linked to this trial, then some evidence would have been...

Macedonia 31.01.21 | 11:27

Macedonia has hit rock bottom, former SDSM member of Parliament warns

Former SDSM member of Parliament Mitre Veljanoski accused his own party and its leaader Zoran Zaev of failing to live up to any of the promises they made during their 2015 Colored Revolution. Veljanoski published an editorial for Plusinfo, a news site that was once also strongly supportive of Zaev but...

Macedonia 21.01.21 | 20:43

“It’s on them”, says Veljanoski, the target of Zaev’s conspiracy theories about the Good Friday massacre

Former Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski made a brief comment as the renewed 2012 Good Friday massacre trial draws to a close. Veljanoski was accused by commentators close to the now ruling SDSM party of involvement in the gruesome killing of four ethnic Macedonian Christian youngsters and one man...

Macedonia 16.11.20 | 15:00

Members of Parliament approve of the conduct from former Speaker Veljanoski during the 2017 incident

Members of Parliament Jovan Mitrovski, Petar Atanasov, Alija Kamberovski and Fadil Zendeli, who testified in the April 2017 trial today, all agreed that former Speaker Trajko Veljanoski performed his duties in accordance with the law. Veljanoski is charged by prosecutors loyal to the ruling SDSM party...

Macedonia 16.11.20 | 12:39

Former SDSM member of Parliament Petar Atanasov defends former Speaker Trajko Veljanoski in court

During the April 2017 trial, former SDSM member of Parliament Petar Atanasov told the court that then Speaker Trajko Veljanoski was correct in the way he was conducting the session, before the incident broke out. Veljanoski conducted himself well, in accordance with the law, Atanasov said. Veljanoski...

Macedonia 16.11.20 | 09:34

Witnesses defend the actions of Speaker Veljanoski during the April 27 trial

Witnesses during the latest April 27 trial hearing supported the defense of former Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski for his actions during the 2017 incident in the Parliament. They testified that Veljanoski was obliged to allow BESA member of Parliament Zekirija Ibraimi speak, since he was a deputy...

Macedonia 06.11.20 | 15:43

Milanov: The witnesses exonerated Trajko Veljanoski

Lawyer Elenko Milanov, who defends former Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski in the April 2017 trial, said that the testimonies today confirm that Veljanoski was right in the way he was conducint the work of the Parliament. Veljanoski dismissed the session for the day when the SDSM and DUI parties...

Macedonia 06.11.20 | 13:34

Witness testimonies support the case of former Speaker Trajko Veljanoski in the April 27 trial

Several politicians testified today during the trial on the incident in the Parliament on April 27 2017. Antonio Milososki from VMRO-DPMNE testified that his party had every right to filibuster the discussion on the proposal to elect a Parliament Speaker, as it was looking for a solution to the political...

Macedonia 26.08.20 | 15:02

Former Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski testified how the April 2017 incident was provoked

During the trial on the April 2017 incident in the Parliament, former Speaker Trajko Veljanoski presented his version of events on the day when protesters stormed the building as SDSM and DUI held an irregular vote to elect a new Speaker. Veljanoski said that the incident was clearly provoked by SDSM...

Macedonia 25.08.20 | 11:20

Veljanoski: There is no justification to having five deputy speakers of Parliament

According to former Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski, there is no justification for the planned increase in the number of deputy speakers of Parliament. The Parliament is set to vote on this today, with a proposal to have as many as five deputies to Speaker Talat Xhaferi. Since 2006 the Parliament...

Macedonia 21.08.20 | 20:18

Veljanoski: I’m being tried for the same thing Xhaferi is doing now

A hearing in the extended trial of the 27 April 2017 incident in the Parliament was held today, and in it former Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski said that all his actions were in accordance with the law, and identical to the actions of current Speaker Talat Xhaferi. On the day of the incident, SDSM...

Macedonia 03.02.20 | 17:31

Perpetrators of the Good Friday massacre seen laughing after Zaev gave his testimony

Agim Ismailovic, one of the three Islamists charged in the 2012 Good Friday massacre, and two of his accomplices, were seen laughing and taking selfies before the Skopje courthouse while Zoran Zaev spoke after his testimony. Ismailovic, Haki Aziri and Sami Ljuta were among the four perpetrators and accomplices...

Macedonia 25.02.19 | 16:01

Former Speaker Veljanoski vows to attend all court hearings in the “terrorism” case brought against him

After the members of Parliament from the ruling majority got into a heated argument and failed to hold a vote to revoke his immunity, former Speaker Trajko Veljanoski said that he will appear before the court in the upcoming “terrorism” case against him. The Parliament of the Republic of...

Macedonia 25.02.19 | 15:20

Zaev “extremely angry” after Parliament failed to allow him to arrest yet another VMRO representative

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said that he wishes the Parliament stripped former Speaker Trajko Veljanoski from his immunity during yesterday’s session and expressed his disappointment that the session as ended without a vote. Procedures should apply to all members of Parliament, regardless if someone...

Macedonia 25.02.19 | 15:14

Xhaferi blames Muhamed Zekiri from SDSM for yesterday’s chaos in the Parliament

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi blamed SDSM member of Parliament Muhamed Zekiri for the chaotic end of the Parliament session on Sunday evening, when Xhaferi adjourned before putting to vote the proposal to strip yet another opposition member of Parliament of his immunity. The target this time was Trajko...

News 25.02.19 | 14:26

Ziadin Sela demands early elections after a chaotic Parliament session

Ziadin Sela, leader of the Alliance of Albanians, called for early general elections after the outcome of Sunday’s Parliament session which Speaker Talat Xhaferi closed after midnight without allowing a vote on whether the immunity of his ousted predecessor Trajko Veljanoski should be revoked....

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