EU Commission: “ Criteria for eligible elections in Fyrom are not met”

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EU Commission: “ Criteria for eligible elections in Fyrom are not met”


The EU Commission Spokesperson for Foreign and Security Policy Maja Kocijancic said that there are no minimal conditions met required for the recognition by the international community of the forthcoming parliamentary elections in Fyrom in June. The political crisis in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia that erupted in 2015 has already resulted in strained relations with the EU and threatens to undermine the country’s aspirations towards European integration.

On Tuesday 17th May, Koc...


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