Campaigning ahead of September 30 ‘name’ referendum in Macedonia intensifies

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Political parties in the Republic of Macedonia have intensified their political activities for the referendum on the issue of the name. On one hand, ruling parties are calling for people to support the referendum, while on the other, the opposition continues to contest the Prespa agreement, considering it unacceptable.

Leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski said on September 20 that “Social Democratic Union and Zaev are trying to blackmail voters into accepting a capitulating agreement, which means that they should give up on their Macedonian identity”.

Vice chair of SDSM (Social Democratic Union), Radmila Sekerinska called on voters to vote for the future of the country on September 30.

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