Although it was almost certain that SDSM and VMRO-DPMNE would issue a joint press release Tuesday saying they would resume talks, events took an unexpected turn. Despite all the attempts made behind the stage to renew communication, Renata Treneska-Deskoska from SDSM's executive board stated Wednesday that Parliament Speaker Veljanoski should verify the resignations of their MPs right away.
"The resignations of the opposition MPs were submitted to Parliament four months ago after Veljanoski and the government forcefully verified their legislative seats. The resignations are in his office and he should stop setting ultimatums. He does not have to wait until 8 October. He can verify our resignations right away if he feels like it," Deskoska said.