Monthly Archives: April 2019

Justice Ministry: Government, Opposition teams met on Monday over SPO Law

The Justice Ministry revealed that a meeting of the groups for negotiations over the draft-law on the Special Public Prosecution (SPO) was held on Monday evening, with some media reporting that by PM Zoran Zaev and VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski attended the meeting. “Even though a final agreement is yet to be reached, we can conclude that there is significant ...

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Deskoska: Only Justice Ministry is responsible for Pardoning Procedures

The Justice Minister Renata Deskoska, commenting on the information that some of the convicts in the “27 April Parliament Incidents” case requested pardoning by the President Gjorge Ivanov, said that all pardoning procedures can be implemented only by the Ministry of Justice. “First of all, Article 11 of the Law on Pardoning which stipulated such a procedure on the part ...

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MoI receives Czech Donation of 1 Million Euros

The Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski and his Czech Counterpart Jan Hamáček signed Tuesday an agreement for a Czech donation to the Macedonian Interior Ministry worth 1 million euros. “Today’s event is not significant only in aspect of further modernisation and upgrade of the capacities of the Interior Ministry, but also as great proof of the excellent bilateral cooperation between our ...

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Road Conditions, 10.04.2019

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on predominantly 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 ...

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Zaev: Some Amendments to SPO Law Acceptable

PM Zoran Zaev said that some of the amendments of VMRO-DPMNE have been accepted and integrated in the draft-law. “According to the new text of the draft-law which includes some of the amendments filed by VMRO-DPMNE, SPO will not be able to use the “bombs” as evidence in cases and investigations initiated after 30 June 2017, i.e. the mandate given ...

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PS Xhaferi meets Georgian, Maltese Counterparts Kobakhidze, Farrugia in Doha

At the sidelines of the 140th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Doha, the Speaker of the Macedonian Parliament Talat Xhaferi held bilateral meetings with his Georgian and Maltese counterparts, Irakli Kobakhidze and Angelo Farrugia respectively. At the meeting with Kobakhidze, Xhaferi expressed satisfaction with the official establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations between Georgia and Macedonia which occurred in ...

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World Day of Roma People observed at Macedonian Parliament

A special event dedicated to the World Day of Roma People (8 April) was held on Tuesday at the Macedonian Parliament. The main segment of the event was a debate titled “Challenges and perspectives of Roma People in North Macedonia” organised by the association “Romaveritas”, and was attended by the PM Zoran Zaev, the Vice-PM for European Affairs Bujar Osmani ...

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Minister Ademi visits Holy See, meets Secretary Gallagher

The Minister in charge of the Macedonian Diaspora Edmond Ademi met on Tuesday in Rome the Secretary for Relations with States within the Holy See’s Secretariat of State Paul Richard Gallagher. The interlocutors spoke about the good relations between the Holy See and Macedonia. Ademi informed Gallagher on the ongoing political events in Macedonia, as well as the preparations for ...

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Zaev: Ivanov cannot give Abolition to “27 April Parliament Incidents” Convicts

The PM Zoran Zaev commented on the writings by certain media that some of the convicts for the “27 April Parliament Incidents” case have requested amnesty from the President Gjorge Ivanov. “I do not expect such thing to happen, because there is no legal possibility. President Ivanov already granted abolition to defendants in other cases, and after that revoked it, ...

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Road Conditions, 09.04.2019

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on predominantly 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 ...

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