Monthly Archives: October 2020

Road Conditions 19.10.2020

Dry road conditions are reported throughout the country. There is moderate traffic outside urban areas. No delays are reported on border crossings. Landslides are possible along the routes of Katlanovo-Veles, Mavrovo-DebarStruga, Vinica-Berovo and Kochani-Delchevo. Motorists are advised to drive carefully, adjust their speed to weather conditions and follow traffic rules, signs and signals.

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Record Number of 535 New COVID-19 Patients

The Ministry of Health informs that in the last 24 hours 2,445 tests have been performed, and 535 new cases of COVID-19 have been registered. The total number of diagnosed in the country since the beginning of the epidemic is 22,170, the number of recovered patients is 16,758, the number of dead is 815, and currently the number of active ...

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Skopje Hosts Interior Ministerial Meeting

With the meeting of the Ministers of Interior, which will be co-chaired by Minister Oliver Spasovski and his Bulgarian counterpart, the activities of the joint presidency of Macedonia and Bulgaria with the Berlin Process will start Friday (16.10) in Skopje, with the main event being the two-day Summit in Sofia on 9-10 November, stated at a press conference in Skopje ...

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Osmani Optimistic About Resolving Issue with Bulgaria

Macedonian Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani says he is convinced that a solution to historical issues and misunderstandings with Bulgaria will be found in the coming period. According to him, the public has been feeling tension in the past period about the negotiations, which he attributed to the insufficient communication between the two sides, thanks to the world pandemic and the ...

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Zaev: The Problem with Bulgaria is Being Worked On

The problem with Bulgaria is being worked on and I expect to visit Sofia soon, before the Berlin Process, where I and the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov are hosts on behalf of Macedonia and Bulgaria, said the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. The Prime Minister told reporters that when there are solutions with Bulgaria, they will be announced immediately. Zaev ...

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Large-Scale Police Crackdown on Migrant Smugglers

A criminal group of 12 people has been suppressed for smuggling migrants. The police conducted an operation in Kumanovo and Skopje. 10 people have been arrested, one is already in custody and one is still on the run. In the past ten months, they have organized the smuggling of hundreds of migrants from Greece through Macedonia to Serbia, and from ...

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Road Conditions 16.10.2020

Dry road conditions are reported throughout the country. There is moderate traffic outside urban areas. No delays are reported on border crossings. Landslides are possible along the routes of Katlanovo-Veles, Mavrovo-DebarStruga, Vinica-Berovo and Kochani-Delchevo. Motorists are advised to drive carefully, adjust their speed to weather conditions and follow traffic rules, signs and signals.

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Zaev Assessed Mickoski’s Claim as Irresponsible

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani rejects the claims by VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski that Bulgaria is seeking a new agreement between Skopje and Sofia that would include constitutional changes. According to Osmani, there are no talks with the Bulgarian side on new agreements, only intensified talks on several levels in order to overcome the current open issues and strengthen the work ...

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Government and Opposition with Different Positions About Online Sessions

VMRO-DPMNE does not reject the government’s idea of online Parliamentary sessions for COVID-positive MPs. However, they say the constitutionality of the laws that those MPs would vote on could be challenged by the Constitutional Court. Instead of making decisions at the Parliament dependent on the slim majority, the opposition proposes that the ruling majority consult with the opposition and jointly ...

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Road Conditions 15.10.2020

Dry road conditions are reported throughout the country. There is moderate traffic outside urban areas. No delays are reported on border crossings. Landslides are possible along the routes of Katlanovo-Veles, Mavrovo-DebarStruga, Vinica-Berovo and Kochani-Delchevo. Motorists are advised to drive carefully, adjust their speed to weather conditions and follow traffic rules, signs and signals.

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