Monthly Archives: May 2019

Macedonia has Done a lot, assesses Commissioner Hahn

Тhe EU’s Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, says in an interview with Deutsche Welle that Macedonia has done a lot, adding that each country will be evaluated separately, on the basis of its progress and achievements. He doesn’t rule out the possibility of separating Macedonia and Albania on the EU road. In the interview, the ...

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Date for Ahmeti-Zaev meeting Still not Set

Mile Bosnjakovski, Spokesperson for the Government, stated on Thursday that a date for the meeting between PM and SDSM leader Zoran Zaev and DUI leader Ali Ahmeti still hadn’t been set. “Currently, we have no precise information about a date and time for the meeting. Regarding the reshuffle, that is a decision at a level of coalition partners,” he said ...

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Parliament adopts Three laws not Signed by ex-President Ivanov

Within the frameworks of its 97th session, Parliament adopted on Thursday three laws in third reading that had been returned to the legislative home because of former President Gjorge Ivanov’s refusal to sign the decrees for their entry into force. MPs accepted the Law on Judicial Council, Law on Free Access to Information of Public Character and Law on Inspection ...

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Road Conditions, 17.05.2019

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: Changes related to Reshuffle to be Finished by month’s End

PM Zoran Zaev said on Wednesday that the changes in terms of the announced reshuffle would be finished by the end of May. He announced changes within the frameworks of his party, SDSM, too. In the coming days, Zaev will meet coalition partner Ali Ahmeti, leader of DUI, for consultations over the issue. The PM still doesn’t know how many ...

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Osmani: Only Ahmeti can Decide on change of Government members From DUI

On Tuesday, in the Alsat TV show 200, the Deputy PM for European Affairs, Bujar Osmani, stated that only Ali Ahmeti and his party, DUI, could decide on a change of the party members who were part of the government. Asked whether that represented duality because “the PM is nonetheless your chief from an organisational standpoint in terms of how ...

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FM Dimitrov continues Activities in Berlin

At the debate “The Western Balkans after the Settlement of the Name Dispute – Accomplishments, Challenges, Perspectives”, held on Tuesday in the Bundestag, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov described Macedonia as a success story. “In spite of the difficult political situation in Europe today, forthcoming European elections, all the issues that are there, we simply don’t have the luxury of failing ...

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NDI delegation Holds meeting PM Zaev

On Wednesday, PM Zoran Zaev held a meeting with a National Democratic Institute (NDI) delegation led by the organisation’s president, Derek Mitchell. Implementing the complex reforms that are key to democracy and transparency of institutions, Macedonia is making progress and setting an example in the region, it was said at the meeting. The cooperation and support from NDI for Macedonia ...

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PS informs Committee about Procedure to revoke Gruevski’s MP mandate

PS Talat Xhaferi has informed the Parliament’s Committee on Mandatory-Immunity issues that MP and former PM Nikola Gruevski has been absent for more than six months, which means a debate to revoke his mandate can start. The Committee, according to information from Parliament, will hold the session on Monday. According to the Rules of Procedure, the Committee has 15 days ...

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Education Minister Ademi urges Parents to vaccinate Children

Commenting on the decision about enrollment of first-graders made at the session of the Government the previous day, the Minister of Education and Science, Arber Ademi, urged on Wednesday parents to get vaccinate their children. “The situation will be monitored. If necessary, in addition to field vaccination, points for vaccination will be opened at schools in the interest of public ...

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