The opposition camp confirmed co-operation and announced a new parliamentary majority

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Four days have passed since the campaign for the second round of the Local elections 2021, and the candidates for mayors and the leaders of the major parties are slowly increasing their activities.

The ruling coalition parties have confirmed that the governing majority remains stable and united and will support their mayoral candidates in the second round, as have opposition parties. Yesterday, the leaders of VMRO-DPMNE and the Alliance for Albanians, Hristijan Mickoski and Zijadin Sela, had an official meeting in the Parliament, where they confirmed the mutual support for their candidates in the second round. The day before, Mickoski had a telephone conversation with the leader of Alternativa, Afrim Gashi, at which the cooperation for the second round was also confirmed.

The opposition camp says that they are working on a new parliamentary majority which they announce after the second round of elections, and the ruling camp says that the current majority is stable and even announces its consolidation.

The leader of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski from Radovish said that the new future is within reach, only one more step is needed, another important move, the vote on October 31 in which, as he said, the citizens have the power and strength. He added that the new future is not only written in the program of VMRO-DPMNE but is a fortress of principles and morals that they want to bring into Macedonian politics.

The independent candidate for mayor of Skopje supported by VMRO-DPMNE and the coalition, Danela Arsovska was at a meeting with owners of industrial facilities in the Municipality of Aerodrom where she promised them that there will be a 24 hour municipal office available for all their needs, which will complete the work without waste of time and unnecessary waiting. Together with the newly elected Mayor of Aerodrom, Timcho Mucunski met with several citizens from the municipality and called on them to join the changes for a better, modern and European Skopje.

He emphasized once again that with the beginning of her mayoral mandate she will be a mayor who in agreement and cooperation with the residents will implement solutions for all projects that are essential for improving the functioning of the capital, and the focus will be quality infrastructure, solving traffic , more green areas and fast, safe and quality public transport, as its main priorities.

– Right here in Aerodrom, together with your mayor from the municipality, we will build Skopje INOPARK in order to use the potentials of the IT industry and for economic strengthening of the municipality, but also of the city. With this project, the potentials of the IT industry in Skopje will be used, but also will provide young people with conditions for professional growth and opportunities for economic strengthening, said Arsovska.

The candidate of SDSM and the coalition and current mayor of the City of Skopje, Petre Shilegov said that the citizens will not allow the state and the City of Skopje to return. We have received and acted on their message, we additionally have a recovery of votes with confirmation from all parties that are part of the government coalition and it is indisputable that the majority of citizens will choose the development of the City of Skopje.

The State Election Commission (SEC) yesterday at a public session with 4 votes “against” and 3 “for” rejected the objection of the coalition of the Alliance for Albanians (AA) and Alternative for their remarks on voting in the first round of local elections at the polling station 543 in Debar. The representative of AA and Alternative demanded the annulment of the voting at this polling station, which was supported by the member of the SEC, Krenar Loga. SEC President Aleksandar Dashtevski said that the State Election Commission will form a commission that will inspect the entire election material from polling station 543 in Debar and after it receives the decisions, a session will be scheduled for which the public will be informed in a timely manner.

Yesterday, the SEC did not accept the objection of the Movement “Determined for change” of LDP and DOM, and rejected the objections of the Democratic Party of Turks. All six complaints of the Left were rejected, four of which for Stip and two for Kisela Voda, because the party did not submit material evidence in support. The objection of your party was also rejected because it was submitted after the deadline.

VMRO-DPMNE, SDSM and DUI, meanwhile, withdrew their objections to the first round of voting in the local elections.