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Mickoski met in Brussels with MEPs and EPP Secretary-General (video)

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickovski met Monday in Brussels with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn, European People’s Party (EPP) Secretary-General Antonio Lopez-Isturiz and Members of European Parliament (MEPs) Andrey Kovatchev and Knut Fleckenstein.

The meetings focused on Macedonia’s strategic commitment to EU and NATO accession and VMRO-DPMNE’s efforts in achieving these goals, the party said in a press release.

Discussions with MEPs tackled current political developments in Macedonia and they were informed about the political persecution that is being conducted in Macedonia. The unfounded charges of terrorism and the detention of the six MPs, representing 12 percent of the MPs of the Coalition led by VMRO-DPMNE and 5 percent of the total number of MPs, were explained in detail.

Particular emphasis on the meetings with the MEPs was placed on the economic climate and situation in Macedonia, which according to all macroeconomic indicators is in a catastrophic situation after the arrival of the new government. Meeting with EPP Secretary-General Antonio Lopez-Isturiz , apart from the political and economic situation, also referred to VMRO-DPMNE’s integration into the European People’s Party. The interlocutors concluded that the cooperation and communications between VMRO-DPMNE with the European People’s Party will continue and will deepen, read the press release.