Monthly Archives: April 2019

Road Conditions, 25.04.2019

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on predominantly dry 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 ...

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Zaev: Possible Cabinet Reshuffle after Poor Results in 1st Round of Election

After the conclusion and the poor results of the ruling alliance in the 1st round of the 2019 presidential election in Macedonia, the PM Zoran Zaev announced there is possibility of cabinet reshuffle. “I am open with you and I don’t want this to be interpreted as a simple threat. We have received our message on the first round. Many ...

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Dispute in IRC over Grand Mufti Position, Finance Police enters IRC Premises

Officers from the Finance Police entered on Tuesday the premises of the Islamic Religious Community of Macedonia (IRC) in order to examine the working of the current grand Mufti of IRC Sulejman Rexhepi. The police officers were called by IRC member Skender Buzaku, who claims he is the new rightful head of IRC in the place of Rexhepi. “According to ...

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Greek Politicians comment on 1st Round of Presidential Election in Macedonia

The Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Georgiaos Katrougalos and the vice-president of the Greek political party “New Democracy” Kostis Hatzidakis commented in a radio duel the 1st round of the presidential election in Macedonia. “I want to believe that political forces that want to put an end to international intolerance will win this election. However, I also must mention that even ...

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Olechenko: Russia should avoid becoming NATO’s donor via North Macedonia

Moscow should think strategically about future economic cooperation with Skopje, where both presidential candidates competing in the second round of election support the country’s accession to NATO and EU, senior research fellow at the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations at the Russian Academy of Sciences Vladimir Olenchenko told TASS on Monday. “Russian leadership and business ...

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ARM, US EUCOM to conduct Military Exercises in Macedonia

The Government of Macedonia adopted at its 130th session the information for conducting of military exercises on behalf of the Army of Macedonia (ARM) and the US European Command as part of the operation “Decisive Strike”. The exercises will be executed in several phases between 20 May and 15 July 2019. “This will be the greatest series of military exercise ...

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Road Conditions, 24.04.2019

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on predominantly dry 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 ...

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OSCE: Election well run, Legal Framework still requires Improvement

The Mission of OSCE/ODIHR to Skopje held on Monday a press conference in which they presented the report on the 1st round of the 2019 presidential election that was held in Macedonia on Sunday. “This peaceful, generally well-run election demonstrated that the political will can be found to hold democratic elections. “I sincerely hope that following these elections real effort ...

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SEC: Turnout in 1st Round of Presidential Election 41.85 %

The State Electoral Commission (SEC) presented at a press conference on Monday the final results of the 1st round of the 2019 presidential election in Macedonia that took place on Sunday. “755.816 citizens out of 1.808.131 registered voters exercised their right to vote in Sunday’s press conference whereat turnout was 41.85 %. The conclusion on publishing the final results of ...

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EU: 1st Round of Presidential Election in Peaceful Conditions

In a statement for MIA, the European Commission Spokesperson Maja Kocijancic concludes that the 1st round of the 2019 presidential election in Macedonia has been conducted in peaceful and democratic atmosphere. “The first round of presidential elections took place in a peaceful and transparent manner. However, additional reform of the electoral law is needed. It is necessary to complete the ...

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