Gruevski to step down as PM before January 15, political crisis continues

Prime Minister of Macedonia, Nikola Gruevski, will leave office before January 15 and the current government will be chaired by an interim prime minister, who will remain in office until the elections of April 24. Gruevski warned that he will leave before January 15, while the new prime minister will be chosen on that day.

“In compliance with the agreement, a new government will be formed on January 15 with a new head of government which will hold the elections. VMRO-DPMNE will bring its proposal about the new head of the government, who will take office after my departure”, Gruevski said.

According to the June 2 agreement, the current Gruevski government must resign and a new interim PM will be elected.

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