• Thursday, 18 July 2024

PM Xhaferi meets EP delegation: Elections to determine North Macedonia's path

PM Xhaferi meets EP delegation: Elections to determine North Macedonia's path

Skopje, 8 May 2024 (MIA) - Caretaker Prime Minister Talat Xhaferi met Tuesday with a European Parliament election observation delegation, highlighting the comprehensive steps that have been undertaken for democratic, fair and transparent elections.

PM Xhaferi said the first round of the presidential elections was peaceful and democratic, with measures undertaken for a similar outcome in the presidential runoff and the parliamentary elections, the Government said in a press release.

Xhaferi told the EP delegation he has met with the State Election Commission (SEC), the Ministry of Interior and the Chief Public Prosecutor to coordinate for the purpose of continued and efficient performance of tasks, which is of essential importance for the electoral process.

Interlocutors agreed these elections will not only determine the next authorities but the country's future path as well, noting that the Growth Plan for the Western Balkans is EU's best political acknowledgment yet for efficient European integration of the region.

Xhaferi said the Government has adopted the updated draft-reform agenda that has been shared with the European Commission, reads the press release.

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