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Presidential election in Macedonia to take place on Apr 21

IANS  |  Skopje 

The in will be held on April 21, Macedonian of Parliament Talat has said.

on Friday said that the second round of elections will be held on May 5, if needed, reported.

The term of the current Macedonian President, Gjorge Ivanov, ends on May 12.

Meanwhile, Macedonian parties are intensifying the process for the nomination of their candidates in the

Zaev's ruling hasn't announced the candidates' names, so far. SDSM has announced that the party will choose its candidate at a party conference to be held on March 3.

VMRO-DPMNE's main opposition party in will announce its candidate on February 16.

As of now, nine contenders have submitted their candidature.

The term of the President's office in lasts five years.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 02:16 IST
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