Skopje October 24, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency
By Naser Pajaziti
Prime minister Nikola Gruevski was in Brussels today where he met with EU enlargement commissioner, Stefan Fule and the general directorate for enlargement, Christian Danielson.
After the meeting, PM Gruevski issued a press release, stressing that the meeting discussed about the developments in the country and the recent proposed constitutional changes of the government.
“In the meetings with Fule and Danielson, we discussed about the proposed constitutional changes being debated in the country. We have explained them, especially after holding consults with the Venice Commission. I have a serious feeling that we have harmonized positions with the representatives of the European Commission”, said Gruevski.
According to him, pending issues include constitutional changes for the definition of matrimony as a bond between man and woman and the proposal for the opening of financial zones. Gruevski said that he has informed Fule and Danielson that the government in Skopje is preparing the Action Plan for reforms, which will be approved in the ten days to come. “We’re in the phase of approving this plan which stems from the recommendations of the progress report of the European Commission” ,declared Prime Minster Gruevski, who was in Brussels to participate in the Summit of European People’s Parties. Meanwhile, EU officials have not issued any declaration in relation to this meeting. /ibna/