Rebuttal over SDSM’s Press Release titled “Public Revenue Office Has no Moral Right to Block Citizens’ Accounts for Unpaid Broadcasting Fee”


Skopje, 02.11.2015 – The Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services strongly refutes the claims presented in today’s press release issued by the SDSM stating that, according to the latest data from the Public Revenue Office’s list of debtors, “the Broadcasting Council owes nearly 800,000 Euros”.

For the purpose of accurate information, the Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services, i.e. the former Broadcasting Council, hereby informs the public that not only does the Agency have no debts, but it settles its financial obligations on a regular basis.

Considering the relevance and the role of the media regulatory authority, we appeal that the Agency should not be drawn into daily-political developments.