The EU expressed concern about the situation with the Macedonian Parliament
In Brussels condemned the continued attacks on members of Parliament.
Moscow. April 27. INTERFAX.RU — EU High representative for foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini and member of the European Commission for neighbourhood policy and enlargement negotiations of the Union, Johannes Hahn, condemned the continued attacks on members of Parliament in the Macedonian capital Skopje.
“Violence in Parliament is totally unacceptable and we call for calm and restraint. The Ministry of internal Affairs and the police must ensure the safety of Parliament and its members,” — said in a joint statement senior representatives of the EU, issued in Brussels on Thursday evening.
“Democracy must take its course. We welcome the election of Talat Haveri the speaker of Parliament, reported,” — said Mogherini and Hahn.
They expressed the belief that the political dialogue in the institutions is the only way forward, and called on all political actors “to respect the Constitution and act in the spirit of democratic principles, decency and common sense”
The head of EU diplomacy, and a member of the European Commission reminded that Macedonia is a candidate country for EU accession, and assured that the European Union is ready to cooperate with Parliament in carrying out the necessary reforms to promote the country on its European path.