Macedonia reveals new cabinet

The new conservative coalition cabinet of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski got a vote of confidence in parliament.

Macedonia reveals new cabinet

World Bulletin / News Desk

The Macedonian parliament has approved a new cabinet composed of a coalition of the Democratic Party for Macedonian National Unity and the ethnic-Albanian Democratic Union for Integration.

Following of vote of confidence on Thursday, Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski delivered a speech at the general assembly, vowing to boost economy and cut unemployment in the country.

The new cabinet has 25 ministerial posts; the Democratic Union for Integration holds nine of them.

Gruevski also pledged increasing welfare, making progress towards EU and NATO membership, combating corruption and promoting dialogue among Macedonia’s ethnic groups.

The Democratic Party for Macedonian National Unity won 61 seats in the 123-seat Macedonian Parliament in April elections.

Nikola Gruevski, 44, has been prime minister of Macedonia since 2006.

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