Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Road Conditions 23.02.2024

Traffic on the state roads is ongoing in winter conditions, on dry roads. All road routes in the country are passable. Smaller landslides may occur on certain road routes that pass through gorges and cuts. JP Makedonijapat appeals for careful management of the vehicles, respect for the posted traffic signals, as well as adjustment of the speed according to the ...

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Presidential Race: Latest Developments

President Stevo Pendarovski will officially inform the public on the candidacy for a second term next week. “It’s about information on decisions that haven’t been officially made. The President will inform the public next week,” his Cabinet told Kanal 5 on Thursday. When it comes to Gordana Siljanovska Davkova, who will be officially confirmed as VMRO-DPMNE’s candidate on 2 March, ...

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Reactions to DUI Leader Ahmeti’s Stand on Election of President Issue

Commenting on DUI leader Ali Ahmeti’s stand that the President should be elected in Parliament, not in elections, a senior SDSM official told Sitel on Thursday that it represented “common populism” related to the upcoming elections. “That requires consensus in society that currently doesn’t exist. In addition, there are small chances of such consensus being built in the shorter term,” ...

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Caretaker Interior Minister Toskovski in Interview with Kanal 5

In an interview with Kanal 5 TV on Thursday, caretaker Interior Minister Pance Toskovski once again called on DUI and SDSM MPs to extend the validity of passports containing the previous constitutional name until 31 December 2024. “Let them change the law to cover only a 10-month period, not more. We will not be in violation of international law. Now, ...

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Caretaker PM Xhaferi Calls for Personal Documents Issue not to Be Politicised

Commenting on the issue of Wednesday’s video on social media in which VMRO-DPMNE MPs Brane Petrusevski and Mile Lefkov say that diplomatic passports containing the previous constitutional name could be used to exit the country and called on DUI and SDSM MPs to renounce their diplomatic passports, caretaker PM Talat Xhaferi has accused them of spreading fake news. On Thursday, ...

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Reactions to Leonid Indov Case Continue

“It’s not true that we haven’t expressed interest, that we haven’t enabled anything so far,” Deputy Health Minister Maja Manoleva said on Thursday regarding the Health Insurance Fund’s decision not to cover the costs of the medical treatment, 140,000 euros, of Leonid Indov in Vienna. As she added, the decision to send Indov to the Austrian capital was made by ...

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Statute of Limitations over Prosecution of Milososki in Potentate Case Expires

The statute of limitations in the part of the Potentate case concerning VMRO-DPMNE MP Antonio Milososki, his father, and former Makedonski Brod Mayor Milosim Vojneski has expired. The Prosecutor’s Office told Telma on Thursday that without the wire-tapped materials, it hadn’t been able to prove the preliminary charge, adding nonetheless that the changes to the Criminal Code, too, contributed to ...

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Road Conditions 22.02.2024

Traffic on the state roads is ongoing in winter conditions, on dry roads. All road routes in the country are passable. Smaller landslides may occur on certain road routes that pass through gorges and cuts. JP Makedonijapat appeals for careful management of the vehicles, respect for the posted traffic signals, as well as adjustment of the speed according to the ...

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Pendarovski, Siljanovska Davkova, and Jakimovski to Be Presidential Candidates

SDSM’s leadership has decided to support Stevo Pendarovski for another term as President. According to the party, the decision will soon be discussed in the frames of the party’s bodies, while meetings are planned also with coalition partners. As SDSM added on Wednesday, the official promotion of Pendarovski as a presidential candidate will be held on 3 March. When it ...

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Taravari Presents Three Postulates of Platform as Presidential Candidate

Inclusion of Bulgarians and other minorities in the Constitution, removal of the term “20%” to define the Albanian language, and electing the President in Parliament, not in elections. Those are the three postulates in Alliance for Albanians leader Arben Taravari’s platform as a presidential candidate that he will target with his partners during the future opening of the Constitution. As ...

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