June 5 elections to be announced on April 15

June 5 elections to be announced on April 15

Skopje, 7 April 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency

By Naser Pajaziti

The speaker of parliament, Trajko Veljanovski said today that on 15 April he will announce the early parliamentary elections. According to him, the elections will be held on June 5.

“Based on the decision for the dissolution of parliament, I as speaker, decided to sign the announcement of the early parliamentary elections on 15 April, in order for them to be held on June 5, 2016”, Veljanovski said.

Veljanovski called on institutions and political parties to offer their contribution in order for the early elections to be held in a democratic atmosphere.

Last night, parliament was dissolved based on a decision voted by MPs on 23 February. /ibna/