Monthly Archives: March 2020

133 People Broke Movement Prohibition in Last 24 Hours

The prohibition on movement on the whole territory of the country during the period between 21:00 and 05:00 on 23 and 24 March, respectively, has not been respected by 133 people. Most in Skopje – 44, with 26 arrested, against 33 appropriate criminal charges will be brought, three misdemeanor charges, while 71 persons have gone with warnings. In addition, according ...

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Macedonia to Receive 70 Million Euros EU Aid

Initial EU aid for tackling coronavirus is expected in a few days, and it would amount to 70 million euros that will be activated at different stages for the health system and then for the economy. This was announced by Technical Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski and Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Bujar Osmani at today’s press conference at the ...

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Road Conditions, 25.03.2020

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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MOH: 22 New cases, 136 Total, One Cured, Two Deceased

The Ministry of Health reports that 22 new cases of coronavirus have been registered in the country in the past 24 hours. By cities: Skopje (15), Debar (4), Kumanovo (2) and Ohrid (1). The total number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 as of 12:00 Monday is 136, of which 1 has been cured and 2 have died. The second victim ...

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Reuters: EU to Start Macedonia and Albania Negotiations This Week

Reuters, citing its latest sources, reports that a unanimous decision has been reached to begin membership negotiations with Skopje and Tirana. “The EU will start accession negotiations with Albania and Macedonia according to the draft unanimous decision by the 27 member states which should be finalized this week,” Reuters reports. Last week, the latest ambassadorial meeting yielded positive results, however ...

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Culev: Movement Restriction Generally Respected, 18 Arrested

Restricting the citizens’ movement between 21:00 to 06:00 hours during the night was generally respected throughout the country, while 18 people were arrested, Technical Interior Minister Nakje Culev informed at a press-conference on Monday. The Minister informed that 74 persons have been issued warnings throughout the country, who then proceeded to follow the directions of the police officers, and nine ...

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Road Conditions, 24.03.2020

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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President Pendarovski Signs NATO Accession Document

President Stevo Pendarovski has signed the Instrument of Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia to NATO, which is the final step for NATO membership. “With this document, I, as the President of the country, solemnly declare that the Republic of Macedonia is acceding to the North Atlantic Treaty and is committed to enforce and implement all the provisions contained ...

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Health Minister Filipce Holds Sunday Press Conference

“Certificates for people with chronic illnesses that were previously issued by specialist physicians and with which they were obliged to stay at home, can now be issued by the primary care physicians as well,” announced Health Minister Venko Filipce. “If at this point any confirmation of chronic diseases and chronic therapy of patients who have previously received specialist care expires, ...

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Spasovski Inspects Start of Government’s Curfew Measure

The President of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia, Oliver Spasovski, accompanied by the Deputy Minister of the Interior, Slavjanka Petrovska and the Director of the Public Security Bureau, Saso Tasevski, on Sunday inspected several police posts shortly after the Government’s decision was adopted to restrict citizens’ movement on the whole territory of the country between 21:00 and 06:00 ...

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