Monthly Archives: January 2019

Road Conditions, 21.01.2019

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on wet roads. Lowered visibility of 50-100m because of fog is present in the areas around Kicevo, Bitola, Palesnici, Delcevo and Smojmirovo. 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 ...

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Tsipras: Greek Public must be informed on Prespa Agreement content

The Greek PM Alexis Tsipras addressed the nation after surviving the confidence vote in the Greek parliament with a narrow majority of 151 out of 300 votes. “We shall not resort to actions like adoption of the Prespa Agreement in short or secret procedures. Our goal is to inform the Greek public about the content of this agreement, to hold ...

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DM Sekerinska meets CMDP Director Ikldoy

Defence Minister Sekerinska met Thursday the director of Crisis Management and Planning Directorate (CMPD) of the European External Action Service Gabor Iklody. “The Republic of Macedonia received a positive response less than two months after it filed a motion for involvement in the European project for assessment of hybrid threats. The Defence Ministry has undertaken the leading role as coordinator ...

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FM Dimitrov meets Turkish Counterpart Cavusoglu in Ankara

The Macedonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitroc pays an official visit to Ankara, Turkey, where he met on Thursday his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, as well as the Speaker of the Turkish Parliament Binali Yildirim, the Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar and high representative of the office of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “Cavusoglu said that Trukey sees an ...

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Maricic: EU’s Rejection may jeopardize Prespa Agreement’s implementation

The Head of the Macedonian technical team for negotiations with the EU Bojan Maricic says in interview for MIA that the European Commission (EC) has to be aware of the importance of a segment of the Prespa Agreement connected with the start of membership negotiations with the EU. “Since the beginning of the year we passed three chapters of the ...

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PS Xhaferi meets former Italian PM Prodi

The Speaker of the Macedonian Parliament Talat Xhafeir met on Thursday the former Italian PM and former European Commission President Romano Prodi. Prodi is going to be presented with the International Award for Humanism, awarded by the Ohrid Humanism Academy. Xhaferi said that Prodi wins the award in the right time, thanks to his contributions to the EU during difficult ...

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Road Conditions, 18.01.2019

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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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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