Monthly Archives: October 2020

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev Receives Prime Minister of Kosovo Avdullah Hoti

Friday, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia Zoran Zaev received the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, Avdullah Hoti, within the official visit to the country. The Kosovo government delegation led by Prime Minister Hoti, consisting of Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister Driton Selmanaj, Foreign and Diaspora Minister Meliza Haradinaj Stubla and Kosovo’s Ambassador to the country Gjergj ...

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Health Ministers Meeting in Framework of Berlin Process

Health Minister Venko Filipce and his Bulgarian counterpart Kostadin Angelov, on Thursday co-chaired the Meeting of the Ministers of Health within the Berlin Process. The topic of discussion at the ministerial meeting was the health response in conditions of COVID-19 in the region and beyond, as well as a coordinated approach for free movement of people, goods and services, while ...

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Day of Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle Celebrated Under Special Conditions

On Friday the country celebrated 23 October – the Day of the Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle, which has been declared a national holiday and a non-working day for all citizens. This year, due to the pandemic, the celebration will be held by observing the protocols for prevention and protection from the coronavirus, i.e. by wearing protective masks and maintaining an appropriate ...

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COVID-19 Situation Over Past 4 Days

The Health Ministry informed that Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday had 640, 518, 404 and 561 registered new COVID-19 cases respectively. During the same period 57 persons infected with the virus passed away. During the same periods 899, 915, 983 and 846 violations respectively have been registered for not wearing protective equipment in public. Health Minister Venko Filipce informed that ...

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Road Conditions 26.10.2020

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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Germany Expects Start of EU-Macedonia Negotiations in December

“For Germany and the whole Berlin process, it would be a failure if Macedonia does not start negotiations by the end of the year, and we are doing everything in our power to make it happen,” says German Ambassador to the country Anke Holstein. She expects the member states of the Union, which unanimously gave the green light to Macedonia ...

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Politico: Brussels Informed of Anti-Bulgarian Ideology in Macedonia

The EU ambassadors discussed the accession negotiations with Albania and Macedonia Wednesday, the Politico portal reported, and according to diplomatic sources, the negotiating framework is already being considered in Brussels as of Tuesday. The diplomats briefed that Bulgaria is expected to say “NO” at the start of the first intergovernmental conference with Macedonia. In a document distributed from Sofia to ...

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Minister Sekerinska Responds to Provocations by Karakachanov

Unworthy and indecent, this is how the Government assessed the latest provocative statements made by the Bulgarian Minister of Defence Krasimir Karakachanov. It is still unknown whether the state will react through diplomatic channels, however, Karakachanov received a response from Defence Minister Sekerinska, who said that the time had passed when such provocations in the region were considered serious. But, ...

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Record COVID-19 Numbers, 641 New Patients, 12 Deceased

The Ministry of Health informs that in the last 24 hours 2,688 tests have been performed, and 641 new cases of COVID-19 have been registered. The drastic increase in number of new patients has filled the hospital capacity in most municipalities. During the past 24 hours on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia, regarding the measure for wearing personal ...

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SCPC: Parties Finance Election Campaign with State Money

The parties financed the election campaign with state money, the Anti-Corruption Commission discovered. Instead of donations and other sources, the money from the regular account on which they receive money from the state budget, were used by some of the parties that participated in the elections in July to transfer funds to the election account. So far, the anti-corruption employees ...

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