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Macedonia 16.02.20 | 10:42

VMRO will not nominate a replacement to Rasela Mizrahi

VMRO-DPMNE will not nominate a candidate to replace Labour and Welfare Minister Rasela Mizrahi, who was voted out by the ruling majority yesterday after she refused to use the imposed name “North Macedonia”, Republika has learnt. The Parliament is set to dissolve today to make way for early...

Macedonia 13.02.20 | 11:14

VMRO: The leaked tape proves that Zaev is behind the Racket scandal

The Executive Committe of VMRO-DPMNE warns that the ruling SDSM party is pushing Macedonia into an even deeper political crisis and is endangering the EU perspective of the country, after SDSM refused to allow the dissolution of Parliament on Wednesday. This endangers the early elections planned for...

Macedonia 07.02.20 | 11:09

VMRO: Zaev is the main culprit in the Racket scandal

The extortion of millions of euros, the abuse of office by top prosecutors, the injustice, it is all just tip of the iceberg, said the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party, as the hearings in the Racket trial continue to rock the country. Prosecutors were lately focused on displaying the luxury clothing items...

Macedonia 05.02.20 | 15:21

VMRO submits a proposal that Parliament is dissolved on February 12

VMRO-DPMNE submitted a proposal to the Parliament that it votes to dissolve on February 12, so that the elections can take place on April 12, as planned. The proposal comes after SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev again raised the prospect of postponing the elections. We see that Zaev is coming up with new...

Macedonia 05.02.20 | 12:55

VMRO and AA open for post-election cooperation

Expressions of support between representatives from VMRO-DPMNE and the Alliance of Albanians raise the prospects of a post-election coalition between the two opposition factions. During a TV debate, AA official Arben Taravari said that he considers VMRO to be a fully reformed party and Ilija Dimovski...

Macedonia 21.01.20 | 19:53

VMRO will prepare its own law on state prosecutors

VMRO-DPMNE will prepare its own draft law for state prosecutors. This was announced after party representatives, Timco Mucunski from VMRO and Bojan Maricic from SDSM, met today to discuss the SDSM proposal which was already floated around. Adopting this law again became an important issue, after the...

Macedonia 18.01.20 | 17:56

VMRO begins a doorstep election campaign next week

The opposition VMRO-DPMNE party is preparing for a doorstep push during which party officials and activists will directly inform the citizens of their election program. VMRO Secretary General Igor Janusev said that the campaign begins on Monday, and party teams will visit practically every household....

Macedonia 18.01.20 | 12:54

VMRO: No SDSM official or family member will be left unemployed until the elections

VMRO-DPMNE accused the ruling SDSM party of using its hold on power to allow its officials to hire close relatives and family members. Nepotism is becoming rampant as Macedonia edges closer to early elections, and many SDSM officials believe this is their last chance to grab perks and benefits for themselves. The...

Macedonia 02.01.20 | 10:27

DUI won’t rule out a coalition with VMRO-DPMNE

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi said that the DUI party he comes from would be open to a coalition with VMRO-DPMNE following the elections in April. DUI has been in power for nearly all of its existence, since 2002 when it was formed from the ranks of the UCK/NLA Albanian terrorist group. It was in...

Macedonia 26.12.19 | 13:42

SDSM hasn’t won a general election in 18 years – and polls show they’re likely to make it over 20

Polls show that the now ruling SDSM party is well on the way to marking 20 years without winning general elections. The party won its last election in 2002, in the aftermath of the 2001 civil war and the wiretapping scandal that likely provoked it. Since then, it’s been all downhill for the left,...

News 26.12.19 | 13:23

VMRO: Zaev wants to push the bill benefiting his marijuana business through Parliament

VMRO-DPMNE reveals that one of the dozens of laws which are clogging the work of the Macedonian Parliament as it should be preparing the early elections is the bill that allows exports of dried marijuana. The opposition party and investigative journalists warned that this law is meant solely to benefit...

News 24.12.19 | 16:16

VMRO tells Zaev to give up on his attempts to postpone the elections

The opposition VMRO-DPMNE party called on Zoran Zaev to give up on his latest plan to postpone the general elections that were planned for April 2020. Zaev, whose SDSM party is trailing VMRO in the polls, initially tried to postpone the elections citing the need to wait for Spain to ratify Macedonia’s...

Economy 22.12.19 | 12:14

First Macedonian budget proposal that approaches four billion EUR set to be approved today

The Macedonian Parliament is expected to vote on the 2020 budget proposal, which is projected at 3.615 billion EUR of revenue – an incrase of 5.6 percent compared to last year. Spending is at 3.898 billion EUR – an increase of 5 percent and the deficit is projected at 2.3 percent of GDP. The...

Macedonia 21.12.19 | 18:07

Mickoski promises justice, change and principled politics after the VMRO victory in April

For his program after the April 2020 elections, which the opposition expects to win, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristiajn Mickoski promised restoration of justice in Macedonia, principled politics and changing the rotten system. We will bring justice and we will fight against the mafia which is dragging us...

Macedonia 21.12.19 | 17:03

The grand VMRO rally in pictures (GALLERY)

VMRO-DPMNE filled the large Jane Sandanski sports hall in Skopje to the last seat for its pre-election rally. Republika is bringing you some of the atmosphere, through our photo gallery.

Macedonia 21.12.19 | 15:21

Mickoski: EU will not let us join unless we stop Zaev’s criminal activities

Speaking before the large gathering in Skopje’s Jane Sandanski sports hall, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski warned that Macedonia will remain blocked in its EU accession prospects so long as the Government is engaged in crime and corruption. Mickoski added that the outgoing Prime Minister...

Macedonia 21.12.19 | 14:26

Thousands gather for the large VMRO rally in Skopje

Thousands of VMRO supporters are rallying to the Jane Sandanski sports hall in Skopje today. The party is holding a major gathering of its “Renewal of Macedonia” campaign, and leader Hristijan Mickoski is expected to address his supporters. Early general elections are expected in April 2020...

Macedonia 21.12.19 | 14:18

Change is coming, Misajlovski says ahead of the large VMRO rally in Skopje

In an interview with MRTV ahead of the large rally in Skopje, VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Vlado Misajlovski said that it will mark the beginning of the end for the Zoran Zaev regime. The changes are coming. In short time Zaev will leave the office of Prime Minister. I think that the whole of the Republic...

Macedonia 21.12.19 | 14:10

VMRO-DPMNE holds a large rally in Skopje (LIVE)

VMRO-DPMNE is holding a large rally of its “Renewal of Macedonia” political campaign in Skopje. The rally takes place at the Jane Sandanski sports hall in Aerodrom. You can follow it live here –

Macedonia 17.12.19 | 20:01

VMRO will hold a major rally in Skopje on Saturday

VMRO-DPMNE announced it will hold a major rally in the Jane Sandanski sports center in Skopje this Saturday. Opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski will address his supporters from Skopje and across the country, as Macedonia moves toward early general elections in April. This sad and difficult episode...