Monthly Archives: February 2021

Kovacki Files Criminal Charges Against Sekerinska

Colonel Dragan Kovacki from VMRO-DPMNE claims that Minister Radmila Sekerinska used the content of classified documents for her personal and party promotion and filed criminal charges on the matter. Apart from Sekerinska, such report was also filed for a head at the Ministry of Defence. Kovacki explained to Kanal 5 that these were two posts on social networks from a ...

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Trial for Organizers of “27 April” Continues

The trial for the organizers of the events in the Parliament on 27 April 2017 continued at Thursday’s hearing. Former President Gjorge Ivanov also testified, who said that as the then President of the country he had no information about the announcement of an organized entry at Parliament on 27 April 2017. Regarding the information provided for declaring martial law ...

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Zaev: Census Has to Be Done, Delay Changes Nothing

“The census is a statistical operation that we must do, it is our duty,” said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, who commenting on the call from the opposition to postpone it, asked what would be different if the census is held May next year. “The census is held between 1 and 21 April as planned and it should be completed. Although ...

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Zaharieva: There Certainly Is Tension, Everybody Needs to Calm Emotions

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva criticized the statement made by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on Monday at the debate of the American think tank Atlantic Council. Zaharieva stressed that the problem is that they believe that hatred towards Bulgarians is nurtured and that the Agreement is not being fulfilled. “Is it in principle to educate generations after generations with hatred ...

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Milososki: VMRO-DPMNE Starts Collecting Signatures for Fair Census

“It is becoming clear that the government led by Zaev, instead of being statistical, sees the census as a political operation that is a coalition agreement and is outside the standards of the European Union. The government politicizes the census on two grounds. First, the government officials themselves started citing percentages and what percentage should be for the census to ...

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New Attempt to Change VMRO-DPMNE Leader

A new attempt to remove the leader of VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski, coming from the initiative board for convening an extraordinary congress of VMRO-DPMNE. They announced that a congress is scheduled for 28 March in Skopje, and as main points, are report on the work of current leader Hristijan Mickoski, as well as a vote of confidence. They claim that they ...

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Varhelyi: We Hope Negotiations with Macedonia Will Soon Be Unblocked

EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Oliver Varhelyi did not want to confirm whether he had submitted a proposal for resolving the dispute between Skopje and Sofia. As correspondent from Brussels reports, Varhelyi at a press conference dedicated to the EU’s southern neighbourhood, briefly commented only that the European Commission hopes that the start of negotiations with Macedonia will ...

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Bulgarian Reactions to PM Zaev’s North Atlantic Council Address

MEP and member of Borissov’s party, Andrey Kovatchev, asked on Facebook what compromise the Macedonian Prime Minister is hoping for with accusations that Bulgaria has an anachronistic position, contrary to international law. “What negotiations and compromises do you hope for, Mr. Zaev, with so many accusations, lies and hatred towards Bulgaria? How are you different from your colleague and undisputed ...

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Mickoski: Government Majority Did Not Accept Initiative to Postpone Census

The leader of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, wrote on Facebook that the government majority did not accept the citizens’ initiative to postpone the census. Earlier on Tuesday, in a statement to the media, Mickoski said that after the submission of the Initiative for annulment of the Law on Census, he expects the collection of signatures to begin in a ...

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Slovak MFA in Macedonia: EU Is Not Complete Without You

“The Government of Slovakia clearly and unequivocally emphasizes the country’s support for EU accession, and this support is especially important to us in these complex moments when the EU has failed to reach a consensus on our progress. Then the loud support of our friends is a sign of optimism, not only among politicians but also the administration and all ...

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