“The Parliament has received the decision of President Gjorge Ivanov not to sign the decree for the promulgation of the Law ratifying the Final agreement for the settlement of the differences as described in the United Nations Security Council Resolutions 817 (1193) and 845 (1993), the termination of the Interim Accord of 1995, and the establishment of a strategic partnership between the parties.

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi has 30 days from the passing of the law to put it for a second vote at a plenary session.

MIA learns that Speaker Xhaferi will schedule the session by the end of this week or in the course of next one, not waiting for the July 20 deadline.

The Parliament ratified the name agreement on June 20. In case of a presidential veto, the law goes back to the Parliament for a second vote, requiring an approval of least 61 our of 120 MPs. If endorsed, the law is again forwarded to the President, who is obliged by the Constitution to sign it.” (Nezavisen)