Macedonian political parties yet to reach deal on new government

It has been a week since the leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Nikola Gruevski, failed to create a new government, while political parties in the Republic of Macedonia are yet to reach a deal on forming a new majority with 61 seats.

Following Gruevski’s failure, opposition party SDSM (Macedonian Social Democratic Union) led by Zoran Zaev, is holding talks to form a new majority.

Damjan Mancevski of SDSM said that their representatives are holding talks with BDI (Democratic Union for Integration), but no other details have been revealed.

“We still don’t have any details to share with the public opinion. Leaders Zoran Zaev and Ali Ahmeti have not yet met,” Mancevski said.

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