Zaev Calls Serbian PM's Rhetoric on Macedonia 'Uncomfortable'

Macedonia's Prime Minister-designate Zoran Zaev - who received a mandate to form a government on Wednesday - accused Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic of running a hostile "campaign", when talking about an alleged "Macedonian scenario" that would then create instability in Serbia as well.

Talat Xhaferi is Now Officially Chair of Macedonian Parliament

Skopje's State Gazette has published the decision for the election of Talat Xhaferi as a new chair of the Macedonian parliament, quoted by BNR.

After Xhaferi's election on April 27 by MPs of the Social Democrats and the Albanian formations, turmoil occurred inside the building of the national assembly with over 100 MPs, administration employees, police and journalists injured.

Skopje calm after parliament violence leaves scores injured

Skopje was peaceful on Friday morning, a day after the police intervened when VMRO-DPMNE supporters stormed the parliament building, N1 is reporting.

After the clashes in the streets and in parliament on Thursday evening, the police are almost nowhere to be seen in the streets this morning, while only four tents remain in front of parliament.

Bulgaria Worried by Events in Macedonia

After the rioting in Macedonia when hundreds of people stormed parliament building and beat up MPs after an ethnic Albanian was elected parliamentary speaker, the situation in neighbouring Macedonia was discussed at a meeting in Sofia between Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Stefan Yanev, Interior Minister Plamen Uzunov and heads of security structures, BNR reported.