Nikola Gruevski

Macedonia Ruling Party 'Coordinated' Parliament Violence, Trial Hears

A key defendant in the trial of those involved in last year's attack on the Macedonian parliament has claimed the ruling party organised the whole event from the eighth floor of its Skopje headquarters.

The defendant, Aleksandar Vasilevski "Ninja" said the entire event was prepared and coordinated by then high-ranking officials in the then ruling VMRO DPMNE party.

MEPs encourage FYROM to honor Prespes name deal

The European Parliament welcomed a decision by the parliament in Skopje to start the constitutional process of implementing the name deal signed between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) and Greece.

MEPs said the agreement, signed last June, opens the door to FYROM's EU and NATO accession negotiations.

MEPs encourage FYROM to honour Prespes name deal

The European Parliament welcomed a decision by the parliament in Skopje to start the constitutional process of implementing the name deal signed between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) and Greece.

MEPs said the agreement, signed last June, opens the door to FYROM's EU and NATO accession negotiations.

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