Monthly Archives: September 2020

PS Xhaferi Meets French Ambassador Thimonier

Speaker of the Macedonian Parliament Talat Xhaferi held a meeting on Thursday with French Ambassador to Macedonia Christian Thimonier. At the meeting, Thimonier congratulated Xhaferi on his re-election as Parliament Speaker, and on the election of the new Government of Macedonia. Xhaferi introduced Thimonier to the activities and initiative of the Parliament planned for the upcoming 4-year mandate, including those ...

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Road Conditions, 04.09.2020

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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US President Trump Extends Greetings for Day of Independence of Macedonia

US Ambassador to Macedonia Kate Marie Byrnes met on Wednesday President of Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski, to whom she handed over a letter of greetings on occasion the Day of Independence of Macedonia (8 September) which was signed by US President Donald Trump. “This year’s celebrations are taking place against the backdrop of a global pandemic. Despite this historic challenge, North ...

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PS Xhaferi Meets EU Ambassador Zbogar

Speaker of the Macedonian Parliament Talat Xhaferi met on Tuesday outgoing EU Ambassador to Macedonia Samuel Zbogar. At the meeting, Zbogar congratulated Xhaferi on his re-election as Parliament Speaker, as well as on the formation and election of the new government of Macedonia, extending wishes for success. PS Xhaferi said that the Jean-Monet process, supported by the EU, has made ...

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Sekerinska: ARM and US Armed Forces Conduct Military Exercises

Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska shared on Facebook photographs of a military exercise conducted at the Krivolak training grounds of the Macedonian Army (ARM), conducted by ARM and US Armed Forces part of the Mission of KFOR. “Partnership has grown into alliance in NATO. We conduct military exercises together with the armed forces of the US, part of the Mission of ...

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Road Conditions, 03.09.2020

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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German Chancellor Merkel Congratulates Zaev on His Re-election as PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Zoran Zaev on his re-election as PM of Macedonia. “I warmly congratulate you on your re-election as Prime Minister of the Republic of North Macedonia. North Macedonia and Germany have a close partnership, bilaterally and as allies in NATO. The Federal Government fully supports the goal of bringing your country closer to the European Union. ...

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Zaev: Authorisations of First Deputy-PM Yet to Be Determined

PM Zoran Zaev said on Tuesday that the government is yet to determine the duties and authorisations of the First Deputy-PM of Macedonia, a new position in the government assumed by Artan Grubi. “We are currently forming a coordinative working body that will work on the draft-changes of the regulations for functioning of the government, and I have given them ...

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Deputy-PM Dimitrov, FM Osmani Assume Offices

Deputy-PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov and Minister of Foreign Affairs Bujar Osmani held a joint press conference on Tuesday on occasion assuming their respective offices after the election of the new government. “The start of the membership negotiations with the EU will be one of our top priorities this year. The expectations of the German presidency with EU are ...

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PS Xhaferi Meets Foreign Ambassadors

Parliament Speaker (PS) Talat Xhaferi met on Tuesday in the Parliament of Macedonia British Ambassador to Macedonia Rachel Galloway. Galloway congratulated Xhaferi upon his re-appointment as PS as well as the election of the new Macedonian government. During the meeting, Xhaferi spoke about the good relations between Macedonia and the United Kingdom, and both interlocutors expressed hope for improvement of ...

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