Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Greek PM Tsipras survives Confidence vote with Support of 151 MPs

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his government survived a confidence vote on Wednesday. Tsipras clinched the support of 151 lawmakers in the 300 seat parliament, meeting the threshold he had set to avoid calling an early election. The Prime Minister said the win was a vote in favour of stability. Tsipras told journalists: “Today the Greek Parliament gave a ...

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Putin: US destabilises Balkans, forces Macedonia in NATO

The Russian President Vladimir Putin commented on the adoption of the Prespa Agreement by the Macedonian Parliament in his interviews with several Serbian newspapers, prior to his official visit of Belgrade which takes place on Thursday. “When the Balkan is a topic of discussion, we can all see that it is the US that is the factor of destabilisation of ...

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MoFA notifies Greek Embassy on adoption of Prespa Agreement

The Macedonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has notified the Greek Embassy to Macedonia that the Parliament adopted the Prespa Agreement. “Today, at the premises of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia, the Head of the Liaison Office of the Hellenic Republic in the Republic of Macedonia has been presented with a Note Verbale, by which, ...

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Thompson: Macedonia important Ally of US

The US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs Andrea Thompson voices support for the adoption of the Prespa Agreement by the Macedonian Parliament. “Macedonia is an important ally of the US and we are glad to see that its government remains dedicated to the country’s integration in NATO. We welcome the adoption of the Prespa ...

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Kocijancic: EC will not comment on Publication of Laws in Official Gazette

The European Commission (EC) does not want to comment on the publication of the Law on Prespa Agreement and the Law on Languages in Official Gazette in Macedonia, web portal Pressing TV reports. From the web portal they asked for a statement by EC Spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic concerning the recent publication of the two laws without the signature of the ...

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Road Conditions, 17.01.2019

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on wet roads. Due to the low temperature, some roads may be iced over. 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 – ...

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Macedonian MoFA reacts to Statements of Russian MoFA on Prespa Agreement

The Macedonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) issued an official reaction to the statement released by the Russian MoFA concerning the adoption of the Prespa Agreement in the Macedonian Parliament. In the statement, official Moscow claimed they will demand the UN Security Council to discuss the adoption of the agreement in Macedonia. “MoFA regretfully notifies that despite such burning problems ...

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Kammenos: Greek Government deserves No-confidence for Prespa Agreement

The leader of the Greek Party “Independent Greeks” and former Defence Minister in the Greek Government Panos Kammenos announced that he and his party will do all in their legal limitations for the Parliament to vote no-confidence to the Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and his government. “The Greek government seeks the confidence of the MPs in order to adopt and ...

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Ivanov: Publication of Law on Languages in Official Gazette unconstitutional

The President of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov says that the Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi and the PE Official Gazette of Macedonia violated the Constitution of Macedonia by publishing the laws on the Prespa Agreement and for Use of Languages without his signature. “By forwarding these two laws to the Official Gazette Article 75 of the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia ...

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Mickoski: VMRO-DPMNE will not boycott Presidential Election

The leader of VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski gave an interview for the talk-show “Otvoreno (Open)” on Alfa TV. Asked about the party positions on the upcoming presidential election, the leader of VMRO-DPMNE said that they will not boycott the election. “On the contrary, we will take part and we shall defeat SDSM on this election. We will win because the citizens ...

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