Hristijan Mickoski

VMRO-DPMNE Leader: If Bulgaria's demands are part of EU’s Negotiating Framework, We'd better Not Go In

The leader of the Macedonian opposition party VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, said that if Bulgaria's demands are included in the EU's negotiating framework for membership, Skopje would be better off refusing to apply to the Union.

North Macedonia Opposition Chief: Bulgarian Guarantees Needed for Constitutional Change

North Macedonia's opposition would support a constitutional change as a concession to Bulgaria, but only if Bulgaria guarantees that is all it wants to end the two countries' dispute, the head of the VMRO-DPMNE party, Hristijan Mickoski, told BIRN.

Bishop’s Political Sermon Sours North Macedonia Winemakers’ Holiday

The traditional pruning of the vineyards near the south-eastern town of Kavadarci for St. Tryphon's Day on Monday turned sour when the Bishop Agatangel of the Macedonian Orthodox Church called in his sermon for the opposition right-wing VMRO DPMNE party to return to power.

Leader of Macedonian Opposition Demands Apology and Guarantees from Bulgaria

The leader of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE in the RNM, Hristijan Mickoski, has asked Bulgaria to give written guarantees that it will not block his country on the road to the EU. He also demanded that the Bulgarians apologize to the RNM for "the massacre of 7,200 Jews in the Treblinka camp during World War II."

North Macedonia Jails Ex-Speaker Over Storming of Parliament

The Criminal Court in Skopje on Monday in a first instance verdict sentenced former speaker of parliament Trajko Veljanoski to six years and six months in jail and former transport and former labour ministers, Mile Janakieski and Spiro Ristovski, to six years and three months in jail each.

The former head of the secret police, Vladimir Atanasovski, was jailed for six years .

North Macedonia Opposition Demands from PM Zoran Zaev to Reveal Details of Talks with Bulgaria

North Macedonia's largest opposition party, VMRO-DPMNE, has set up roadblocks in Skopje and about 10 other cities across the country, demanding the government release details of a roadmap being negotiated between Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Bulgaria, Skopje Diem reported.