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Elections to the Parliament of Northern Macedonia will be held on 15 July

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.

"Not to torment the people, we agreed that July 15 was the date of the election. Today I again spoke to (the leader of VMRO-DPMNE Christian) Mickoski and he confirmed to me that I agree to participate in the elections on July 15. Elections will be held on Wednesday, which will be a day" - said Zaev at a press briefing, the stream was conducted in Facebook.

The contract major parties must formally approve the head of state, formally appointing the date of the will.