Monthly Archives: May 2019

Road Conditions, 21.05.2019

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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Committee reportedly not to Debate Gruevski’s mandate Issue

Parliament’s Committee on Mandatory-Immunity Issues will reportedly not debate the issue of former PM Nikola Gruevski’s MP mandate. According to reports, MP Pavle Bogoevski, Chairperson of the Committee, announced there would be a session but afterwards said he would schedule it after the end of the session of the Defence Committee at which amendments to the laws concerning the new ...

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President Pendarovski signs Decrees for several Laws

On Friday, President Stevo Pendarovski signed the Decrees for promulgation of the Law on Courts, Law on Administrative Disputes, Law on Misdemeanours and Law on Changing and Amending the Law on Organisation and Operation of the State Administration Bodies. It’s about systemic Laws that Pendarovski’s predecessor, Gjorge Ivanov, had been refusing to sign. Pendarovski’s Cabinet stated that the President had ...

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Foreign Minister Dimitrov holds Meetings in Tallinn

Within the frameworks of his visit to Tallinn, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov was received by Estonian PM Juri Ratas and held a meeting with his counterpart, Urmas Reinsalu. The Dimitrov-Ratas meeting focused on issues related to Macedonia’s road to European integration, process to complete the procedure for full-fledged NATO membership and potential to enrich the Skopje-Tallinn bilateral cooperation. Dimitrov’s meeting ...

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Broom process Still being Prepared

The so-called broom process is still being prepared. PM Zoran Zaev still hasn’t met DUI leader Ali Ahmeti and other coalition partners, Telma TV reports. According to Ahmeti’s party, a Zaev-Ahmeti meeting hasn’t even been scheduled, disregarding the short contact an event concerning ecology, the TV station adds. SDSM explains that the analysis of the work that’s been done, which ...

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French Ambassador Thimonier visits Gostivar

French Ambassador Christian Thimonier paid a visit to Gostivar, where he attended a Francophonie event and met Mayor Arben Taravari. At the meeting, Taravari and the Ambassador talked about improving the cooperation. Answering a journalist’s question about Macedonia’s road to the EU, Thimonier said it wasn’t just political marketing. “A start of negotiations will be good also for us, the ...

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Deputy PM Osmani holds Meeting with OSCE Mission Head Koja

On Friday, the Deputy PM for European Affairs, Bujar Osmani, held a meeting with the Head of the OSCE Mission to Skopje, Ambassador Clemens Koja. They discussed the manner and methodology to implement the project for statistical and qualitative analysis of court judgments, to determine impartiality of judgments in correspondence with defendants’ ethnic affiliation in order to determine impartiality and ...

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Road Conditions, 20.05.2019

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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PM Zaev and President Pendarovski hold Meeting

Concrete and essential cooperation for overall progress of the country and realisation of the strategic goals of EU and NATO membership was agreed upon at Thursday’s meeting between PM Zoran Zaev and President Stevo Pendarovski. “Zaev and Pendarovski highlighted the need for an adjusted and joint performance at an international level and intensification of the reform processes in the country ...

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Pavle Bogoevski case: Reactions to audio Recording continue

“MP Pavle Bogoevski should resign right away citing moral reasons. PM Zoran Zaev should broom him off Parliament right away,” VMRO-DPMNE said on Thursday regarding the audio recording in which Bogoevski’s voice can be heard. According to the opposition party, the case has been revealed by a whistleblower. “Bogoevski has no credibility to serve as MP. It’s possible for his ...

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