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U.S. calls on leaders in Macedonia to form new government without delay

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meta_maliWASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State announced Tuesday that USA together with NATO and EU have been closely monitoring the process of forming the government in Macedonia after the parliamentary elections which were held on the 11th of December 2016, Meta reports.

The United States calls on Macedonia’s leaders to form a new government without further delay, in a manner consistent with the constitution and Macedonia’s aspirations to join the European Union and NATO. The formation of a new government committed to rule of law and implementing needed reforms will help end a political crisis that has severely hindered the country’s democratic and economic development and Euro-Atlantic integration,” said the announcement.

The Department of State urged the political parties to put the interests of the state and the citizens first.

“The United States urges all parties to put the interest of Macedonia and its citizens above all else, to work together constructively, and to fully implement all of their commitments under the Przino agreement. “ said the announcement.

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