Monthly Archives: March 2020

MOH: Macedonia Takes Part in International Project Against COVID-19

Starting Thursday, Macedonia is one of the countries where two important international projects to combat coronavirus will be implemented. Namely, the World Health Organization has confirmed the participation of the country in the program “Solidarity”, which is a large, international study designed to provide data on the most effective treatment of patients with COVID-19. The purpose of the study is ...

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Spasovski Receives US Ambassador Byrnes

The President of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia received on Thursday the Ambassador of the United States of America to the country, Kate Marie Byrnes. Ambassador Byrnes conveyed her country’s congratulations on Brussels’ positive decision to start EU membership negotiations on the full-fledged NATO membership. The EU decision and the final acts for full membership in NATO, Ambassador ...

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Road Conditions, 27.03.2020

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on wet roads with signs of snowing. 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 ...

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Third Coronavirus Death in Macedonia, 29 New Patients, 177 Total

The third coronavirus patient died in Macedonia on Wednesday, 66-year-old woman from Debar who has been on a respiratory assistance for a longer period of time, Health Minister Venko Filipce reported. In the last 24 hours, 29 new cases have been registered, bringing the total number of patients diagnosed with coronavirus to 177, including one cured and 3 deaths. The ...

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Varhelyi Sends Letter to Spasovski on Initial Financial Aid

EU Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi informed Technical Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski in a letter that he had already issued instructions for four million Euros of EU integration instrument funds to be redirected for Macedonia’s immediate needs. Varhelyi said in the letter that they are looking for a way to redirect the 50 million Euro award, originally intended for infrastructure and ...

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Dimitrov: EU’s Decision is Very Important Signal in These Difficult Times

“The fact that the EU has shown the will, energy and power to make a decision to start membership negotiations with Macedonia and Albania in these difficult times is a very important signal for us,” Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov told the Brussels-based POLITICO portal. “Once the coronavirus is behind us, we will have a European future ahead of us. It ...

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Road Conditions, 26.03.2020

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on wet roads with signs of snowing. 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 ...

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EU Officials Congratulate Macedonia and Albania on Accession Decision

“EU member states have reached a political agreement to start accession negotiations with Macedonia and Albania,” stated Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi. “Very pleased that EU member states today reached political agreement on opening of accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia. I wholeheartedly congratulate both countries. This also sends a loud and clear message to the Western Balkans: your future ...

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Dimitrov, Spasovski and Osmani Hold Joint Press-Conference

“Despite the extraordinary circumstances caused by the coronavirus situation, we especially appreciate that the EU has found the time and will to acknowledge what has been achieved so far,” stated Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov regarding EU’s negotiations start announcement. “Macedonia, after 15 years on the waiting list as a candidate country and after disappointments in June 2018, June 2019 and ...

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12 New Coronavirus Patients, 148 Total

In the last 24 hours, 12 new cases of coronavirus have been registered in the country, of which 7 in Skopje and 5 in Kumanovo, bringing the total to 148 infected. Health Minister Venko Filipce, at Tuesday’s press-conference, informed that the combination of therapy for patients with coronavirus has been approved at the Agency for Medicines – MALMED. “The combination ...

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