Monthly Archives: December 2020

FM Osmani Attends EU General Affairs Council Meeting

Foreign Affairs Minister Bujar Osmani attended on Tuesday the online informal meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU, which was chaired by German Minister of Europe Michael Roth. In his address, Osmani said that the European future would be unimaginable without the Western Balkans included in it. “When we talk about the future of North Macedonia and the ...

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VMRO-DPMNE Stages New Anti-Governmental Protests

VMRO-DPMNE staged two new anti-governmental protests in Skopje, one in front of the building of the Government of Macedonia, and one in front of the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski addressed the citizens in both protests. “These are moments, days in which we all need to decide about our future. In the past years, ...

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1,069 New COVID-19 Cases and 29 Deaths in Past 24 Hours

The Health Ministry informs that in the past 24 hours 3,012 COVID-19 tests were conducted among citizens, of which 1,069 turned positive. The Health Ministry also registered 1,242 cured patients, as well as 29 deaths as a result of COVID-19 complications. So far in Macedonia, 62,945 cases of COVID-19 were registered, of which 40,188 are cured, 20,965 are still active, ...

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Road Conditions 02.12.2020

Dry road conditions are reported throughout the country. There is moderate traffic outside urban areas. No delays are reported on border crossings. As of Nov. 15, 2020, winter equipment in vehicles is mandatory until Mar. 15, 2021 regardless of the weather. Landslides are possible along the routes of Katlanovo-Veles, Mavrovo-DebarStruga, Vinica-Berovo and Kochani-Delchevo. Motorists are advised to drive carefully, adjust ...

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Merkel: We Hope North Macedonia Starts EU Membership Negotiations in 2020

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a conference on Monday that there are still chances for Macedonia to hold its first inter-governmental session with official Brussels for start of the EU membership negotiations. “We are facing difficulties to secure the organisation of the first inter-governmental conference with North Macedonia, because there is still necessity of negotiations between official Skopje and ...

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