The President of North Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski has announced the country's eight state of emergency ahead of parliamentary elections in the epidemic of coronavirus, reports the associated Press.
Earlier, the head of the ruling Social Democratic Union and former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev announced that the parliamentary elections in the North of Macedonia will be held on July 15.
Elections to the Parliament of Northern Macedonia held on July 15, said after talks with the opposition, the head of the ruling Social Democratic Union and former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev.
President Stevo Pendarovski last Saturday did not extend the state of emergency imposed in mid-March due COVID-19. Thus were created the conditions for the postponed parliamentary elections in April. The largest opposition party VMRO-DPMNE insisted that the vote should take place as late as possible.
The leader of the ruling Social democratic Union (SDSM) North of Macedonia Zoran Zaev rejected the proposal by the former field commander of the Albanian troops and the parliamentary leader of the Democratic Union of integration (DUI) Ali Ahmeti on the election of the new Prime Minister of ethnic Albanians.
In Northern Macedonia is possible to conduct a July 5 parliamentary elections, postponed from April because of the pandemic coronavirus. The coalition partner of the ruling SDSM Ahmeti on the 18th anniversary of the largest party of local Albanians said Friday that an armed conflict with the Macedonian authorities in 2001, they managed to achieve a lot in the country and it's time "to elect the first Prime Minister an Albanian".