Monthly Archives: February 2019

Road Condition, 21.02.2019

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on predominantly dry roads. Mid-intensity snowing is going to happen around Krusevo, Mavrovo, Struga and the mountain passes Gjavato and Pletvar, and with lesser intensity around Straza, Preseka, Debar and Kicevo. Certain roadways passing through valleys and canyons can be susceptible to light rockslides, such as Kocani – Makedonska Kamenica – Delcevo, ...

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Ruling majority Close to deal on Consensual presidential Candidate

The ruling majority is close to a deal on a consensual presidential candidate. Optimism was expressed following PM Zaev’s meeting on Tuesday with the leaders of Alternative and DPA, Afrim Gashi and Menduh Thaci, respectively. Names aren’t publicly being mentioned, but party sources told Telma TV that Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski, FM Nikola Dimitrov, Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska and NATO ...

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SDSM and VMRO-DPMNE trade Accusations over Presidential race

Ex-ambassador Gjorgi Filipov is the only one that has applied within the frameworks of SDSM’s competition for potential presidential candidates even though the deadline expires today.  SDSM spokesperson Kostadin Kostadinov explains that “this is a process of self-nomination”. As he adds, municipal organisations, too, have an opportunity to nominate potential candidates by 3 March, when the Congress will be held. ...

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Kostadinov’s Mother and Misovski’s son Quit jobs Following public Reactions

The public pressure has given its first results. SDSM MP and spokesperson Kostadin Kostadinov’s mother, Fanija Kostadinova, has quit her job at the Central Register in Strumica. MP Goran Misovski’s son, too, has done the same at the Security Agency. It remains unknown whether other relatives of officials will follow suit. ELEM says that no employee has announced termination of ...

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Laskarci bus Crash: Driver left Home after Traffic accident

The driver of the bus involved in the Laskarci bus crash, together with his family, left the home in Gostivar after the traffic accident. The gathered letters and bills are hanging at the entrance door. Neighbours describe him as a professional who was serious in his job. The Public Prosecutor’s Office said it would summon him, too, to testify, Sitel ...

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Serbian Defence Minister Vulin levels Accusations at Macedonia

“Skopje has become what Budapest was in the past, a centre of intelligence affairs against Serbia, a place where financing and support for snitches and cutpurses from the whole region is secured, for politicians who believe the only path to come to power is by cooperating with the foreigners,” Serbian Defence Minister Aleksandar Vulin said on Tuesday regarding the meeting ...

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Pappas: Prespa Agreement implementation to be Within Envisaged deadlines

“The Prespa Agreement is rather in-depth. Its implementation will take place within the envisaged deadlines” Minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Information, Nikos Pappas, said on Tuesday, answering a journalist’s question as to why citizens of Greece’s northern neighbour were still requested forms, in addition to stamps in passports. He considers that that such issues will be resolved in accordance ...

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Road Conditions, 20.02.2019

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on predominantly dry roads. Mid-intensity snowing is going to happen around Krusevo, Mavrovo, Struga and the mountain passes Gjavato and Pletvar, and with lesser intensity around Straza, Preseka, Debar and Kicevo. Certain roadways passing through valleys and canyons can be susceptible to light rockslides, such as Kocani – Makedonska Kamenica – Delcevo, ...

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Presidential race: Reactions and Latest developments

VMRO-DPMNE isn’t afraid of a joint SDSM-DUI presidential candidate. “We are convinced that Gordana Siljanovska Davkova will win the presidential elections. The ruling party’s intra-party competition is a highly unserious move. It will have no effect during the election of a consensual candidate,” the opposition party said on Monday. The other Albanian parties, too, are starting negotiations. DPA announced it ...

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