SKOPJE (AFP) - Macedonian President George Ivanov on Tuesday gave the incumbent prime minister Nikola Gruevski the mandate to form a new government following his party VMRO-DPMNE victory at snap elections this month. Gruevski is the sixth prime minister since Macedonia proclaimed independence from former Yugoslavia in September 1991. Gruevski has reached a deal with its ethnic Albanian coalition partner, DUI, to join forces again, following the June 5 elections, and form a government whose agenda will be focused on European integration, Deputy PM Abdluacim Ademi told reporters.