“At the beginning of our speech, we would like to express our view that at this point the key conditions have not been fulfilled, nor is there a favorable environment for holding fair, free and democratic elections that would restore citizens’ trust in that in Macedonia it is possible to decide freely and that the

There is no deal on major issues within the political agreement for overcoming the political crisis in the Republic of Macedonia. The elections date, Voters register and media are the burning chapters of the political agreement, brokered by the international community and signed by the four largest political parties in the country.

Ahead of the visit of the Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations, Mr. Johannes Hahn, we at CIVIL – Center for Freedom believe that we need to offer a quick recap of our standpoints and contributions to the process of overcoming the political crisis in the Republic of Macedonia. This, in particular, regarding

“Very disappointed about lack of responsibility + leadership by some” – tweeted the EU enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn after the failure of the Brussels talks between the government and opposition representatives to overcome the political crisis in the Republic of Macedonia. To state this is, to say the least, irresponsible. Who did Commissioner mean by

The Citizens for Macedonia coalition appealed to the international community: “Citizens’ expectations are to get freedom and democracy back rather than another “toilet paper” agreement”. As part of the coalition, CIVIL – Center for Freedom, fully supports this document, which reflects the demands of the progressive and pro-European civil society in the Republic of Macedonia.