Monthly Archives: February 2019

PMs Zaev, Tsipras to receive Award for Prespa Agreement in Munich

PMs of Macedonia and Greece, Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras respectively, are to receive the ‘Ewald von Kleist’ Award in recognition for the efforts in reaching Prespa Agreement, Deutsche Welle (DW) in Greek reports. This year’s award will be presented to Zaev and Tsipras at the 55th Munich Security Conference on 16 February. “We will invite both prime ministers to ...

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German President Steinmeier welcomes Prespa Agreement Adoption

The President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier congratulated over the phone to Macedonia PM Zoran Zaev the adoption of the Prespa Agreement and Macedonia’s progress towards NATO and EU membership, the Macedonian government reported via a press release. “PM Zaev thanked the German President Steinmeier for all the support Germany provided to Macedonia in the processes for integration in NATO and ...

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Melescanu: Prespa Agreement Positive Example for other Balkan Countries

The Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Melescanu praised the afforts made by both Macedonia and Greece for resolving their bilateral dispute over the name of the former, and called upon the other Balkan countries to follow their example in resolving their bilateral disputes. “Couple of years ago, no one believed that this issue would ever be resolved, but now ...

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Road Conditions, 04.02.2019

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on wet roads. 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 – Bukovo. Motorists are ...

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Summer Camp named “WEB Peace Players” Held July 2018

In July 2018, in Dojran, Macedonia summer camp was held for the project “WEB Peace Players” by the nongovernmental organizations Proficio from Macedonia, Forum 10 from Novi Pazar and PLAY International from Kosovo. 75 children from 3 countries attended the camp, from Kosovo, Serbia and Macedonia, with the goal of networking and breaking barriers between youth from differing ethnic nationalities.

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Germany approves NATO Accession Protocol for Macedonia

The German Government has officially approved the accession of Macedonia in NATO under the name “Republic of North Macedonia”. From the German Government they inform that this will be a very important contribution to the security in the area covered by NATO member-states. “The German Government will work on sooner accession of North Macedonia in NATO. The country plays a ...

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Zakharova: Name Issue Resolution should be acceptable for Both Parties

The Spokeswoman of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maria Zakharova referred in a press conference on Thursday the events related to the Prespa Agreement. “Russia recognised Macedonia under its constitutional name. Moscow always pledges for a solution to the name dispute acceptable for both Macedonia and Greece. We also need to note that severe violations of procedures were made ...

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Zaev for N1: Mickoski met Vucic and Orban before Gruevski’s Escape

Asked to comment on the escape of the former PM Nikola Gruevski, PM Zoran Zaev told N1 TV that it is worthy to mention the fact that current VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski met Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and the Hungarian PM Viktor Orban a month before Gruevski’s escape. “A month before Gruevski’s escape, Mickoski had meetings with Vucic and Orban ...

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Ruskovska: Gruevski visible on Recordings from Montenegro

The head of the Public Prosecution Department for Organised Crime Vilma Ruskovska revealed that the recordings from security cameras in Montenegro reveal former PM Nikola Gruevski in a vehicle with two Hungarian diplomats. The Prosecutor also said that she does not understand why Albania fails to provide security camera recordings as evidence in the case of Gruevski’s escape. “We requested ...

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Closing Arguments of Prosecution in “27 April Parliament Incidents” presented

The head of the Public Prosecution Department for Organised Crime Vilma Ruskovska presented on Thursday’s hearing over the “27 April parliament Incidents” case the prosecution’s closing arguments. “The violent events in the Macedonian Parliament were organised by the then-director of the Public Security Bureau, Mitko Cavkov, on the order of former PM Nikola Gruevski. Witness C1 said that Jane Cento ...

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