Emil Dimitriev

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Emil Dimitriev
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7th Prime Minister of Macedonia
In office
18 January 2016 31 May 2017
President Gjorge Ivanov
Preceded by Nikola Gruevski
Succeeded by Zoran Zaev
Personal details
Born (1979-03-19) 19 March 1979 (age 39)
Probištip, Yugoslavia
(now North Macedonia)
Political party VMRO-DPMNE
Alma mater University of Skopje
University of Belgrade

Emil Dimitriev (Macedonian : Емил Димитриев, born 19 March 1979) [1] is a Macedonian conservative politician, sociologist, and general secretary of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization - Democratic Party for Macedonian National Unity. [2]

Macedonian language Language spoken in North Macedonia

The Macedonian language is a South Slavic language spoken as a first language by around two million people, principally in North Macedonia and the Macedonian diaspora, with a smaller number of speakers throughout the transnational region of Macedonia. It is the official language of North Macedonia and a recognized minority language in parts of Albania, Romania, and Serbia.

The Macedonians, also known as Macedonian Slavs, Slavic Macedonians, or Slavo-Macedonians, are a South Slavic ethnic group native to the region of Macedonia. They speak the Macedonian language, a South Slavic language. About two thirds of all ethnic Macedonians live in North Macedonia and there are also communities in a number of other countries.

A politician is a person active in party politics, or a person holding or seeking office in government. Politicians propose, support and create laws or policies that govern the land and, by extension, its people. Broadly speaking, a "politician" can be anyone who seeks to achieve political power in any bureaucratic institution.

Dimitriev was nominated in an interim capacity as Prime Minister of Macedonia on 15 January 2016, and he assumed office on 18 January, [3] following the arranged pre-electoral resignation of Nikola Gruevski from the position, as part of the Przino Agreement. [4]

Prime Minister of North Macedonia head of government of North Macedonia

The Prime Minister of North Macedonia, officially the President of the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia, is the head of government of North Macedonia. He or she is the leader of a political coalition in the Macedonian parliament and the leader of the cabinet. The current Prime Minister is Zoran Zaev, who has served since 31 May 2017.

Nikola Gruevski Macedonian politician

Nikola Gruevski is a fugitive politician from North Macedonia who served as Prime Minister of the then-Macedonia from 2006 to 2016, and led the VMRO-DPMNE party from 2003 to 2017. Previously, he was Minister of Finance in the VMRO-DPMNE government led by Ljubčo Georgievski until 2002.

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  1. "Emil Dimitriev". Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia . Retrieved 15 January 2016.
  2. "Кој е новиот премиер Емил Димитриев". Lokalno.mk. 15 January 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
  3. "Macedonian PM offers resignation for early elections". Yahoo News. 15 January 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
Political offices
Preceded by
Nikola Gruevski
Prime Minister of Macedonia
Succeeded by
Zoran Zaev