Fresh elections in FYROM in April 2016, says EU commissioner Hahn

Fresh elections in FYROM in April 2016, says EU commissioner Hahn

Skopje, 2 June 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Naser Pajaziti

EU Enlargement Commissioner, Johannes Hahn declared today after negotiating several hours in Skopje with leaders of the four main political parties, that a deal has been reached to hold early general elections in April 2016.

“The sides have agreed on holding fresh early elections in April 2016 and the details as to who will organize the elections and who will be the head of government, will be discussed in the next meeting which will be held in Brussels during next week”, declared Hahn after the meeting held in the EU office in Skopje.

Hahn declared that the meeting has been constructive and according to him, until the elections are held, the electoral lists must be cleansed of all faults and an atmosphere for free and democratic elections should be enabled.

The four leaders of the political parties backed the declaration of EU commissioner Hahn, but without issuing any details on the meeting that lasted around eight hours. /ibna/