Ilinden is our pride, our signpost. Ilinden is our strength for the future, Prime Minister Dimitar Kovachevski wrote in a Facebook post sending his best wishes on Ilinden, the Day of the Republic. PM Kovachevski urged the nation to stand united in celebrating the holiday in harmony, transmits MIA.
“May we have a happy and enduring Ilinden, the Day of the Republic. Let’s celebrate it in harmony and unity.
Today we honor the two Ilindens of 1903 and 1944, the foundations of the Macedonian state, the Macedonian language and identity, and we express our eternal gratitude to the people of Ilinden and ASNOM for their commitment and vision for a modern, sovereign, independent, modern state,” Kovachevski wrote. “Ilinden is our pride, our signpost,” he added. “Ilinden is our strength for the future!”