Monthly Archives: June 2020

Signed Code for Fair and Democratic Elections

With appeals for a safe campaign and voting process, the parties at the State Election Commission (SEC) building signed the Code for Fair and Democratic Elections, to be held on 15 July. They say large rallies and gatherings will not be organized in order to protect the public from COVID-19, they will reduce field activities and they will lobby for ...

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Macedonia to Receive Framework for Negotiations with EU by End of Week

The negotiating framework for Macedonia and Albania will be submitted to the European Union Council by the end of this week, EU Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi said at a plenary session of the European Parliament. Varhelyi added that in addition to the framework, a report on the progress made in the reform agenda by Skopje and Tirana will be presented. ...

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Sekerinska: Germany Offers Treatment for Macedonian COVID-19 Patients

At Thursday’s meeting of NATO defence ministers, the Operational Plan of the Alliance for Coordinated Action in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic was adopted, informed the Minister of Defence Radmila Sekerinska. With the new plan, as she pointed out, the reaction of the Alliance and the member states will be even faster and more efficient and will enable critical assistance ...

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Jovanovski Receives 9-Year and Janeva 7-Year Prison Sentence

Bojan Jovanovski and Katica Janeva received their verdicts for the Extortion case and were sentenced to 9 and 7 years in prison respectively. Both defense and prosecution are not satisfied with the verdict. Public Prosecutor Vilma Ruskovska stated that she did not expect any less than 10 years for Jovanovski. “I will declare this day as the day of the ...

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182 New Patients, 107 of Which in Skopje, 6 Deceased

182 new cases, 6 deaths in the last 24 hours, as family gatherings continue to increase the spread of the virus, while citizens refuse to reveal recent contacts. New patients fill the capacity of the modular hospital at the Infectious Disease Clinic. It is estimated that there are 40 clusters in Macedonia, half in which are in Skopje. Epidemiologists are ...

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MoI: 255 People Signed Statements for Self-Isolation

During the past 24 hours on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia 274 persons have been issued isolation orders, and 255 persons signed statements for self-isolation. Police officers conducted inspections of people in isolation and self-isolation, and it was determined that four people did not comply with the isolation measure. Also, 706 violations have been registered in relation to ...

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Road Conditions, 19.06.2020

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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Two Years Marked Since Signing of Prespa Agreement

The Prespa Agreement is synonymous with the success of diplomacy, and it confirms the Macedonian identity – this is how former Prime Minister and SDSM leader Zoran Zaev assesses the resolution of the name issue two years after the signing of the agreement. Zaev, who received the Human Rights Award from the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, among other things for concluding ...

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193 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest in the Region

The number of new COVID-19 cases is on the rise in the region, with 193 new cases in Macedonia, which is the most per capita for the same region. In the past 24-hour period 1,391 tests have been performed and the most new cases have been confirmed in Skopje. In total 46 have recovered and9 have passed away in the ...

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Road Conditions, 18.06.2020

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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