Axar.Az Logo

N Macedonia calls snap election after EU talks setback

Home page Politics
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

North Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has called snap elections following a decision by EU leaders to postpone opening membership talks with his country and neighbouring Albania. reports citing

French President Emanuel Macron blocked the bid at an EU summit in Brussels.

"We are the victims of the EU's historical mistake," said Mr Zaev.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker - and other European leaders - have used the same phrase to voice criticism of the summit outcome.

EU Council President Donald Tusk said: "It's not a failure, it's a mistake. I feel really embarrassed."

The Commission and the European Parliament had recommended starting talks with both countries.

2019.10.19 / 23:56
See also

Lavrov: They want to send troops to the South Caucasus

Ilham Aliyev expressed condolences to the Chinese leader

Azerbaijan has suffered, but the money is given to Armenia

Bayramov meets with members of French National Assembly

Statement by Zangazur from the President

Without this, there can be no development - President

Tensions on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border... - Russia

Sahiba Gafarova spoke with Mustafa Shentop

Ilham Aliyev thanked Russia

We plan to send a delegation to Baku - Putin

Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla