Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Karakachanov: Macedonia to fully implement Agreement with Bulgaria, Greece

The Bulgarian Vice-PM and Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov said in an interview for the Bulgarian radio Fokus that Macedonia has to fulfill all obligations from the agreements signed with Bulgaria and Greece in order to become NATO and EU member. “Official Skopje took the responsibility to conduct all obligations contained in the Prespa Agreement with Greece and the Good-neighbourliness Agreement ...

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Bazdnikin: Western Countries spread Anti-Russian Propaganda in Macedonia

The Russian Ambassador to Macedonia Sergey Bazdnikin accused Western countries for spreading anti-Russian campaign in Macedonia. “Certain Western countries, led by the US, keep on strengthening the anti-Russian rhetoric around the entire world, trying to attract in their propaganda machine as many smaller countries as possible, including Macedonia, accenting the Atlantic solidarity,” Bazdnikin said. The Russian Ambassador notes that official ...

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Road Conditions, 11.02.2019

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on dry roads. Certain roadways passing through valleys and canyons can be susceptible to light rockslides, such as Kocani – Makedonska Kamenica – Delcevo, Vinica – Berovo, Gostivar – Straza, Mavrovo – Debar – Struga, Demir Kapija – Udovo, Katlanovo – Veles, Krusevo – Demir Hisar, and Resen – Bukovo. Motorists are ...

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Greek Committee endorses Law on NATO Protocol for Macedonia

The Standing Committee on National Defence and Foreign Affairs of the Greek Parliament concluded the 5-hour session on Thursday by endosing the Law on Ratification of the Protocol for Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia to NATO. The draft law of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs was submitted to the Greek Parliament on Wednesday. It was signed by ...

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Slovenia prepares Law for Ratification of NATO Protocol for Macedonia

The Slovenian Government announced on Thursday that the text of the draft-law for ratification of the Protocol for Accession of Macedonia in NATO is finalised and that it has been submitted to the Parliament in Ljubljana. “The enlargement of NATO with countries from West Balkan is one of the main catalysts of the development of the region and it also ...

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Zakharova: What will NATO protect Macedonia from?

The Spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova referred at a press conference on Thursday the accession of Macedonia to NATO. “We do not understand what kind of threats will NATO protect Macedonia from? Having in consideration the situation in West Balkan, the only threat is the newly formed army of Kosovo, but thinking of it, will NATO engage ...

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Kocijancic: Freedom of Media is important for EU

The European Commission Spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said in a press conference that EC reminds all political actors in Macedonia that the freedom of the media is very important for the EU. “Even though our report for 2018 for Macedonia noted progress in the freedom of media, there should be no tolerance for physical or verbal harassment over media employees. It ...

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PPO: Parliament should provide Interpretation on Law on SPO

The expert collegiate of the Public Prosecution Office (PPO) agreed to seek for the Parliament’s authentic interpretation of the disputable Article 22 of the Law on the Special Prosecution Office (SPO), Public Prosecutor Lubomir Joveski told a press conference on Thursday. “Under this Article, SPO, set in 2015 to prosecute criminal offences related to and arising from the content of ...

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NATO Accession Protocol with Macedonia signed

Ambassadors of 29 NATO countries signed today the Accession Protocol with Macedonia. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikola Dimitrov, who signed the document from the Macedonian side, took part in the ceremony, too. He’d flown in from Washington for the ceremony, held at NATO HQ. The Alliance’s Sec Gen, Jens Stoltenberg, said at the start that “this is a historic ...

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Gruevski: Citizens must keep on struggling for Protection of Macedonian Identity

The former PM of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski, who was Granted political asylum by Hungary after fleeing Macedonia to avoid serving a prison sentence, congratulated Macedonia on signing the Protocol for Accession in NATO. In a Facebook status, Gruevski commented on all related events before the Protocol signing. “The puppet government installed by the West two years ago destroyed the concept ...

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