Tag: Zoran Zaev

UMD: “Fourth Ilinden” Will Be the Day Macedonia Withdraws from the So-called UN Name Negotiations

UMD: “Fourth Ilinden” Will Be the Day Macedonia Withdraws from the So-called UN Name Negotiations

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) categorically rejects Zoran Zaev’s attempts to change Macedonia’s Constitution and impose a “new name” on Macedonia and the Macedonian people. The “fourth Ilinden” will take place when a true statesman is born in Macedonia who will withdraw the country from the ridiculous United Nations-led “negotiations” over Macedonia’s name and identity. “We currently have a name…

UMD Demands Macedonia Parliament Speaker’s Impeachment and Collective Resignation of Macedonia’s Government and Ruling Coalition

UMD Demands Macedonia Parliament Speaker’s Impeachment and Collective Resignation of Macedonia’s Government and Ruling Coalition

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) strongly condemns today’s unconstitutional and parliamentary deviation from the rules of procedure in Macedonia’s Parliament when adopting the law on languages, and calls for the immediate annulment of it. UMD calls on members of Parliament who have spoken against the law on the use of languages to submit a parliamentary initiative for the impeachment of,…

Zaev Bows to Pressure from Athens to Re-name Airport and Highway, Refuses to Mention His Own Country’s Name

Zaev Bows to Pressure from Athens to Re-name Airport and Highway, Refuses to Mention His Own Country’s Name

At a joint press conference in Davos, Switzerland with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev announced that the current Macedonian government plans to rename both an airport and a highway that are currently named after the legendary Macedonian of antiquity Alexander the Great. Tsipras offered platitudes about Greece being “a force of cooperation,” reiterated accusations about…

Full Transcript of Joint Press Conference between Greek and Macedonian Prime Ministers at Davos

Full Transcript of Joint Press Conference between Greek and Macedonian Prime Ministers at Davos

Below, please find an unedited transcript of the Joint Press Conference between the Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, and the Prime Minister of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, that occurred today on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Click HERE for the video. TSIPRAS: “I would like to thank Prime Minister Zaev on today’s talks where two…

UMD Statement Following Meetings with Prime Minister Zaev and UN Special Envoy Nimetz

UMD Statement Following Meetings with Prime Minister Zaev and UN Special Envoy Nimetz

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), based in Washington, D.C., concluded its annual visit to New York on the sidelines of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. The group, led by UMD President Metodija A. Koloski, was joined by Southeast Europe Coalition Co-Chair and Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina Executive Director Ajla Delkic, a long-time UMD partner organization. UMD New…

UMD Meets with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev

UMD Meets with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), as a leading non-partisan, non-governmental organization promoting Macedonia and the interests and needs of Macedonians abroad, reached out to the office of the new Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, to arrange a meeting. UMD Chairman Stojan Nikolov met face-to-face with the Prime Minister on July 14, 2017 in Skopje, Macedonia as…

UMD Position on President Ivanov Giving Mandate to Zoran Zaev

UMD Position on President Ivanov Giving Mandate to Zoran Zaev

Yesterday, Macedonia’s President Gjorge Ivanov imparted the mandate to form a new Macedonian government to the leader of the Social Democratic Party of Macedonia, Mr. Zoran Zaev. Mr. Zaev provided assurances to the President that his Parliamentary majority will “guarantee the protection of the unitary character, sovereignty, territorial integrity, independence and multi-ethnicity of the Republic of Macedonia.” Mr. Zaev further…