Monthly Archives: June 2018

PM Zaev at Joint Press Conference with EP President Tusk

This is a good week for your country and for the Western Balkans. The EU ministers set out the path towards opening accession talks with Macedonia and with Albania in June 2019, and in just a few hours, I expect that the EU Heads of States will endorse this decision, European Council President Donald Tusk told a news conference in ...

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Greek FM Kotzias Positive about Parliament Name Deal Ratification

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias is confident that a majority of MPs will vote in favor of ratifying the Prespa (name) deal. Speaking to ‘News 24/7’ radio, Kotzias voices strong belief that the Parliament will endorse the deal. He expects that Skopje will hold a referendum on the deal on 16 or 23 September, followed by constitutional changes and ‘when ...

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Draft Conclusions of EU Summit Welcome Name Agreement

Draft-conclusions of the EU Summit, which should be adopted on Friday, welcome the name agreement reached by Macedonia and Greece. The European Council strongly welcomes and supports the agreement between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece over the name dispute. Alongside the treaty with Bulgaria, it sets a strong example for the others in the region on how ...

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Municipalities from Northern Greece Call for Referendum on Name Deal

Prefectures and municipalities from the northern part of Greece are asking that a national referendum be held on the Prespa Agreement, ‘so that citizens can exercise their legal right to accept or reject it.’The resolution to ask for a referendum was reached at the Thessaloniki meeting held on Wednesday by the Regional Council of Central Macedonia and attended by 258 ...

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Zaev: We Received Clear Date for Launching Accession Negotiations

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Thursday that Macedonia has received a clear date for the start of EU accession talks, while the screening process of chapters would begin with a visit by Commissioner Johannes Hahn around July 20. “We have received a clear date for the beginning of the talks and there is no dilemma in this. The screening process ...

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Pendarovski: We Expect Official NATO Invitation Announcement

Tomorrow, we are waiting for an official announcement from the NATO headquarters in Brussels that Macedonia will be presented with an official membership invitation at the upcoming summit of the Alliance on July 11-12, said Stevo Pendarovski, the country’s National NATO Coordinator. “NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will make the announcement the Macedonian citizens have been waiting for years. It ...

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Road Conditions 29.06.2018

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on mainly dry roads. Motorists are generally advised to drive carefully, adjust their speed according to the weather conditions and respect road signalization. Landslides are possible along the roads of Kocani-Makedonska Kamenica – Delcevo, Vinica – Berovo, Gostivar-Straza, Mavrovo – Debar – Struga, Demir Kapija – Udovo, Katlanovo-Veles, Krusevo-Demir Hisar and Resen ...

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Picking Clear-Cut Secrets In Top Brides

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Government welcomes Council’s decision on Macedonia’s European path

The government welcomed on Wednesday the decision made by the General Affairs Council the previous day regarding Macedonia’s European path. “Yesterday, we witnessed how almost all EU FMs were pledging for all of us, the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia. The decision of the Council of EU Ministers is fully public and transparent and everybody can see it,” spokesperson ...

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Mickoski criticises SDSM for not Getting date for Negotiations right Away

On Wednesday, VMRO-DPMNE leader criticised SDSM because of, as he said, Macedonia’s failure to get a clear recommendation for a start of accession negotiations with the EU right away. “The only thing Macedonia has received is hope that the criteria for setting a date will perhaps be met this time next year,” he noted. Mickoski stated that the government had ...

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