FYROM: Constitutional amendments to be voted on January 15

FYROM: Constitutional amendments to be voted on January 15

The debate on the constitutional amendments arising from the Prespa Agreement will begin on December 17, the plenary session will be scheduled by January 9 at the earliest and the vote will take place on January 15, said Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi.

“The last couple of debates hosted by the Government are taking place in Stip and Tetovo today. The Government is then obliged to file a report to the Parliament regarding the public debates, as well as the draft-amendments to be discussed in the final stage of the constitutional revision. According to the Rules of Procedure, the committee debate will begin on December 17, during which MPs can put forward amendments to the already endorsed constitutional amendments. According to my estimates, the plenary session will be scheduled n January 9 at the earliest, whereas the final vote of the constitutional amendments should take place on January 15, Speaker Xhaferi told reporters at the joint press conference with Albanian counterpart Gramoz Ruci./IBNA