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Kasami: Misdemeanour Charges Unreasonable

Tetovo Mayor and BESA leader Bilall Kasami said on Wednesday the misdemeanour charges over the developments during Kosovan PM Albin Kurti’s visit were unreasonable. According to him, iconography such as that during the concert was present before, but nobody was penalised. “After police had summoned me, tens of friends and activities sent to me around 10 videos where there is ...

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Ganiu and Kasami Summoned by Police over Developments during Kurti’s Visit

Cair Mayor Visar Ganiu was on Tuesday summoned for a conversation at Bit Pazar Police Station, where he was informed he’d been issued two misdemeanour penalties related to the organisation of Kosovan PM Albin Kurti’s visit. Alternative issued a press- release saying that Tetovo Mayor and BESA leader Bilall Kasami, too, had been summoned by police, too, over the iconography ...

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Reactions to Greater Albania Flag and Renaming of Street in Cair Continue

The reactions to the waving of the flag of so-called Greater Albania in Tetovo and the renaming of Vtora Makedonska Brigada Street to Adem Demaci Street in Cair during Kosovan PM Albin Kurti’s visit to Skopje has continued to spark reactions. On Monday, SDSM’s Tetovo office said the “coalition” of VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski and Tetovo Mayor and BESA leader ...

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Kosovan PM Kurti Visits Cair and Tetovo

On Friday, Kosovan PM Albin Kurti paid an informal visit to North Macedonia, where he held the Mayors of Cair and Tetovo, Visar Ganiu and Bilall Kasami, who’s also the leader of BESA, respectively. In Cair, Kurti attended the renaming of Vtora Makedonska Brigada Street to Adem Demaci Street. Demaci was a Kosovan intellectual who was imprisoned on several occasions ...

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Ex-BESA Vice President Hoxha Collects Signatures for New Party

Former BESA Vice President Arjanit Hoxha said on Thursday he’d collected the signatures required to register his new party, the European Democratic Party. He expressed gratitude to “all founders for their commitment and will to open” a new page of political action. The promotion will take place on Saturday. When it comes to Izet Mexhiti’s new party, Democratic Movement, will ...

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Ljubotenski Bacila Massacre 22 nd Anniversary Marked

  Thursday marked the 22 nd anniversary of the Ljubotenski Bacila massacre. On that day in 2001, during the conflict, Tome Badarovski, Goce Cankulovski, Branko Janev, Tomislav Nastevski, Marjanco Boskovski, Ivica Zlatevski, Tome Dimovski, and Rade Jankovski were killed when their vehicle ran over a landmine. A delegation of President Stevo Pendarovski’s Cabinet laid flowers in Ljubanci, Volkovo, and at ...

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Angelce Nikolov Case: Judicial Council to Consider Difference in Sentences

The reactions to the decision of the Court of Appeals to reduce the prison sentence of Angelce Nikolov from 18 to 8 years have continued. Nikolov was the one behind the wheel in the case concerning the traffic accident in which Magdalena Ivanova was killed last year. The Judicial Council, after the annual leaves, will consider the case. The reason ...

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President’s Cabinet Reacts to Accusations over Sale of New York Property

President Stevo Pendarovski’s Cabinet has reacted to VMRO-DPMNE’s allegations over the sale of the property of the mission of the former SFRY in New York. “The President’s been informed about that,” it said on Wednesday, adding that 4 million dollars had been received. According to the Cabinet, 3.4 million dolalrs have already been transferred. The remaining amount, 600,000, is expected ...

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Government and Opposition still Divided over Manifesto

On Wednesday, SDSM once again called on VMRO-DPMNE to join the Manifesto. According to the ruling parties, it’s a good basis to build unity around North Macedonia’s European future. SDSM added that through the document, Parliament would define frames of positions on the basis of which all relevant institutions had to act in the negotiations with the EU. According to ...

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Customs Administration Seizes 184 Bonds Worth 92 Million Denars

During a routine control at the Skopje airport, the Customs Administration has seized 184 bonds worth 92 million dollars, in four folders. The folders were in a black handbag of a citizen of Turkey that had arrived from Istanbul. The Administration employees discovered the bonds during a scanner control, but also following the additional controls and talk with the passenger. ...

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