Tag: Zaev
Macedonia 24.01.20 | 14:30

After he changed Macedonia’s name, Zaev is no longer welcome in Davos

Zaev was only invited to Davos when he was needed to rename Macedonia Zoran Zaev is no longer receiving invitations for the Davos conference. He only got invited in the past when he was needed to complete the renaming of Macedonia, says VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski. Zoran Zaev and Stevo...

Macedonia 23.01.20 | 21:49

VMRO will reveal a scandal related to Zaev’s marijuana business

VMRO-DPMNE will reveal evidence about Zoran Zaev’s marijuana business tomorrow, party spokesman Dimitar Arsovski said. We are talking about a serious scandal, linked to the proposed new drug law, which the Government wants to tailor to its private needs, Arsovski said. The Zaev family is the biggest...

Macedonia 22.01.20 | 15:19

Mickoski responds to Zaev’s claim that VMRO would set the country back by 25 years

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski responded to the allegations from SDSM leader Zoran Zaev that VMRO, if it wins the elections, would bring Macedonia 25 years back in time. As the April 12 elections draw nearer, Zaev is scaremongering over the Prespa treaty, alleging that a win for VMRO will mean...

Economy 21.01.20 | 21:58

Zaev asks for another mandate so he can focus on the economy

Former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev asked the voters for another four year mandate, promising that this time he will focus on the economy. Zaev used broad terms about his economic program, but promised to grow the economy. I will personaly dedicate myself with enormous dominance in the economy, so there...

Macedonia 20.01.20 | 14:49

VMRO: Zaev rejects a proper law on state prosecutors because he wants to protect his marijuana business

SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev said that he will begin his talks on the law on state prosecutors with the eight former members of VMRO-DPMNE in the Parliament. Zaev is trying to adopt the law, which requires a two – thirds majority in Parliament, the same way he rammed through the name change –...

Macedonia 20.01.20 | 14:07

Zaev scaremongers with the loss of EU, NATO prospects and billions of euros if VMRO wins

Zoran Zaev held his first press conference after resigning as Prime Minister today, and in it he made a dire warning that a win for VMRO-DPMNE in the upcoming early elections would not only undermine the Prespa treaty, but also Macedonia’s NATO membership. This is the main selling point for Zaev,...

Macedonia 19.01.20 | 15:36

Zaev meets with a top Russia supporter from Bulgaria, and is given a Russian candy bar as present

During the Epiphany ceremony in Ohrid, SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev met with a Bulgarian journalist who is the head of a pro-Russian movement in Bulgaria, and who recently interrupted President Putin’s annual press conference to deliver a star-struck speech. Atanas Stefanov, who styles himself...

News 19.01.20 | 15:21

Mickoski is ready for a meeting with Zaev on the state prosecutors law, but only if it is meaningful

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski told his chief political rival Zoran Zaev from SDSM that it is acceptable to meet over the law on state prosecutors, but only if the meeting is substantive. Zaev considered the matter closed after his SDSM party engineered a highly problematic shut down of the...

Macedonia 18.01.20 | 21:00

As his patch up of the judiciary unravels, Zaev says he would like to meet with Mickoski to discuss the law on state prosecutors

SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev opened the possibility of another meeting of top party leaders with Hristijan Mickoski from VMRO-DPMNE, to discuss the law on state prosecutors. Zaev re-opened the push to adopt the law after EU Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi announced it will be important to adopt the matter...

Macedonia 17.01.20 | 17:08

Commissioner Varhelyi’s visit prompts Zaev to come to the opposition asking for support for a new law on state prosecutors

VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM are renewing the bipartisan push to adopt a new law on state prosecutors, following the spectacular implosion of the Special Prosecutor’s Office, which caused huge damage to the reputation and functionality of the judiciary. During his visit to Macedonia this week, EU Enlargement...

Macedonia 15.01.20 | 21:18

New bribery tape – Zaev says “f… the name”

A new, extended version of the infamous 2014 bribery tape of Zoran Zaev was published today. Journalist Zoran Bozinovski and the Infomax news site published the video tape which presents Zaev, then the Mayor of Strumica, entering the municipal building for a meeting with what is likely businessman Ivo...

Macedonia 14.01.20 | 15:05

VMRO: Did Zaev apologize to Patriarch Bartholomew for his bribe offer?

The visit by SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev to Istanbul, where he met with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, probably to discuss the long announced but undelivered recognition of the Macedonian Orthodox Church, reminded the public of the embarrassing scene when Zaev agreed to pay a bribe to the Patriarch. The...

Macedonia 14.01.20 | 11:15

Geroski: Zaev stopped using the adjective “North” to score election points

The ever more noticeable omission of the adjective “North” in statements from SDSM party officials is linked with the coming elections, believes journalist Branko Geroski. The one-time SDSM supporter who turned on the party and broke much of the news regarding its major Racket scandal believes...

Macedonia 13.01.20 | 14:05

Spasovski took Zaev to Istanbul for a meeting with Patriarch Bartholomew

Interim Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski went to Istanbul today for a meeting with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew today, and invited the SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev to join the delegation. It’s unclear in what official capacity was Zaev invited to Istanbul, especially following the highly...

Macedonia 07.01.20 | 22:50

Zaev issues statement after officials from his SDSM party used anti-Semitic slurs against Minister Rasela Mizrahi

The appointment of Rasela Mizrahi as interim Labour and Welfare Minister caused an outpouring of anti-Semitic hate speech against this member of a distinguished Sephardic family from Macedonia from leftist activists and officials from the ruling SDSM party. Mizrahi was called a “Jew who collaborates...

Macedonia 07.01.20 | 17:00

Zaev celebrates Christmas with his business partner – bishop Naum of Strumica

Former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev celebrated Christmas in the Vodoca monastery near Strumica, together with his business partner bishop Naum. Naum is a major supporter of Zaev in the Strumica region, and was also reportedly part of Zaev’s marijuana growing business. Strumica Bishop Naum also involved...

Macedonia 06.01.20 | 10:44

Zaev extends Christmas greetings

SDSM leader Zoran Zaev extended Christmas greetings to the Archbishop of Ohrid and Macedonia HH Stefan, to the members of the Holy Synod and to all Orthodox Christians. Christ’s birth, which we symbolically observe every new year for centuries, is a strong message that each of us personally, as...

Macedonia 05.01.20 | 20:52

Will prosecutors dare charge Zaev’s “gang of five”?

Macedonian public showed little patience to play the guessing game over the latest revelations involving the Racket scandal. Journalist Branko Geroski published a report alleging that five persons who are very close to the former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. As usual, for legal purposes Geroski did not...

Macedonia 05.01.20 | 11:49

Prosecutor Ruskoska denies report that she is sitting on a testimony that implicates a close relative of Zoran Zaev

Organized crime prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska denied the Vecer report that she is sitting on a lengthy testimony from extortionist Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13 which allegedly implicates a very close relative of former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. Vecer: Boki 13 testified that he gave millions of euros...

Macedonia 03.01.20 | 15:40

“Katica fell, Zaev fell, and SDSM will fall on April 12th”

This is the day when Macedonia and the Macedonian people get rid of the most incompetent, corrupt and criminal Government we’ve ever had, said Nikola Micevski, head of the VMRO-DPMNE group in Parliament, as the resignation of Zoran Zaev was being processed. The Parliament is set to appoint an interim...

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