A high-ranking BDI source has told Dnevnik that Ali Ahmeti’s party is deliberating whether to wait for SDSM and VMRO-DPMNE to find a way out of the crisis caused by the coup and wiretapping affairs through a foreign-brokered dialogue or to step out of the governing coalition with VMRO-DPMNE, thus risking to complicate the crisis further and cause instability.
Musa Xhaferi, Deputy Prime Minister for the Implementation of the Framework Agreement, is confident that if necessary they are going to defend the party from SDSM leader Zoran Zaev’s political bombs at the expense of ministers and other officeholders from BDI’s ranks.
The political crisis and BDI’s future involvement in the government will be discussed at BDI’s congress scheduled for later this month.
“These issues will certainly be tabled. Our dilemma is whether a decision to walk out of the government would aggravate the political crisis. But such a decision would also expedite the finding of a way out of that same situation. On the other hand, a solution can be found only with foreign mediation. The two parties concerned, VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM, should initiate a dialogue so the resolution of the political crisis may begin,” the source says and adds that dialogue is the option that BDI prefer.