Monthly Archives: December 2018

Amendments for Constitutional Changes supported by Parliament Committee

The Parliamentary Committee on Constitutional Affairs provided support for the amendments for changes to the Constitution of Macedonia listed in the Prespa Agreement. During the debate, the MPs Sonja Mirakovska from NSDP and Panco Minov from GROM voiced support for the interventions made to the amendments after the public debates and the debates in the Parliament. The MPs from the ...

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Pavlopoulos: We shall not accept interpretations of Prespa Agreement

The Greek newspaper “I Kathimerini” reports that the Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said that Greece will not accept different interpretations of the Prespa Agreement on behalf of Skopje. “Greece is willing to establish good-neighbourly relations with our Northern neighbours, but if the Prespa Agreement is to be ratified, we shall not accept different interpretations of it, especially interpretations full of ...

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Road Conditions, 20.12.2018

Decent driving conditions are reported throughout the country with patches of wet roads under shade. 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 ...

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Parliament adopts Law on Amnesty for 27 April Parliament Incidents

With 95 votes in favour and 3 votes against the Parliament of Macedonia adopted the Law on Amnesty prepared by the Parliamentary Committee for National Reconciliation. Previous to the voting, the Reconciliation Committee delivered to the Parliament the final version of the law, which will provide amnesty for participants in the Parliament incidents that occurred on 27 April 2017, but ...

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US Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan visits Macedonia

The US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan paid an official visit to Macedonia on Tuesday. Sullivan was welcomed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov, who introduced him to the ongoing reformation processes in Macedonia for the country’s accession in NATO and the EU. Sullivan welcomed Macedonia’s efforts for establishing friendly relations with all neighbouring countries, reaffirming the ...

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PMs Zaev and Tsipras officially nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev and the Greek PM Alexis Tsipras will be officially nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for their achievements in the resolution of the name dispute between the two countries. The official nomination, revealed at a press conference at FON University in Skopje, will be filed to the committee in Oslo by previous Nobel Peace Prize ...

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Romanian Delegate-Minister Ciamba in official visit of Macedonia

The Romanian Delegate-Minister for European Affairs George Ciamba visited Macedonia on Tuesday. During the day, Ciamba first met Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov, with whom he spoke about the European Perspectives of Macedonia during the Romanian presidency of the European Council, which starts on 1 January 2019. Dimitrov told Ciamba that Macedonia is working hard on the implementation of all necessary ...

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Mogherini invites PM Zaev to Informal Meeting in Brussels

The High Representative of EU for Security and Foreign Policy Federica Mogherini invited PM Zoran Zaev as well as other heads of states from West Balkans to an informal meeting in Brussels, Deutsche Welle in Macedonian reports. Mogherini has officially invited all PMs of the countries of the West Balkans, except in the case of Kosovo and Serbia, where instead ...

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Road Conditions, 19.12.2018

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on patches of wet roads. Roadway A3 Kamenica-Delcevo is closed because of greater rockslides. 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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Zaev and Tsipras to be Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Bouchamaoui

PM Zoran Zaev and his Greek counterpart, Alexis Tsipras, will on Tuesday in Skopje be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by 2015 winner Ouided Bouchamaoui. Three years ago, Bouchamaoui was one of the four recipients representing the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet. The nomination will be presented at a ceremony that will be held at 11 am at FON University, ...

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