Monthly Archives: June 2021

PM Zaev Holds Meetings with Radev and Yanev in Bulgaria

On Thursday, PM Zoran Zaev, together with Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov and Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani, held a meeting in with Bulgarian President Rumen Radev. The visit of the delegation of North Macedonia is of exceptional importance and comes at a time when the strong dynamism of contacts and dialogue is of huge significance to the Skopje-Sofia ...

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Summit: PM Zaev Says EU Perspective must Defeat Euro-scepticism

The Western Balkans are too exhausted of historical misunderstandings, which is why one most look forward and seek solutions. That message was sent by PM Zoran Zaev, after Friday’s Western Balkans Summit in Vienna. As he added, the EU perspective for the Western Balkans must defeat Euro-scepticism. Zaev hopes Skopje and Sofia will emerge from the problem as friends, as ...

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President Pendarovski Participates in Summit and Meets Erdogan in Antalya

On Thursday, President Stevo Pendarovski participated in the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) Summit of Heads of State and Government, held in Antalya, in the frames of the Turkish Chairmanship-in-Office. As he said in his address, in the SEECP frames, over the past period, significant results have been achieved at a political, economic, security, and social level. “We are relatively ...

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No Verdict Reached in Torture Case

No verdict has been reached in the Torture case, which concerns the 2011 arrest of United for Macedonia President Ljube Boskoski. Judge Aleksandra Ristevska considers the charge to be unclear. She believes the trial should continue by specifying the activities that former Security and Counter-Intelligence Administration Director Saso Mijalkov and six members of the special units took during the arrest. ...

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Road Conditions 21.06.2021

Good road conditions are reported across the country. Landslides are possible along the routes of Katlanovo – Veles, Mavrovo – Debar – Struga, Vinica – Berovo and Kochani – Delchevo. Ohrid-Resen route through Galichica National Park is closed for traffic through April 1, 2021. Motorists are advised to drive carefully, adjust their speed to weather conditions and follow traffic rules, ...

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Osmani Informs of Bulgaria Talks as Sofia Says Conditions Aren’t Met

On Wednesday, Foreign Minister Osmani informed MPs in the frames of Parliament’s Foreign Police Committee about the course of the negotiations with Sofia. However, the opposition said his address was belated. VMRO-DPMNE MP Antonio Milososki, who chairs the Commission, said the body would file draft-conclusions to Parliament to adopt a resolution rejecting the Declaration adopted by Bulgaria’s legislative home in ...

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Bulgaria Issue: Zaev Says Expectations Shouldn’t Be Too High

PM Zoran Zaev, accompanied by Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov and Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani, will travel on Wednesday to Sofia. The delegation will meet the country’s President, Rumen Radev, caretaker PM, Stefan Yanev, and representatives of the bigger political parties. According to Zaev, the expectations shouldn’t be too high because Bulgaria currently doesn’t have a functional Parliament ...

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Mickoski Announces new VMRO-DPMNE Strategy “Macedonia for All People”

At the event marking VMRO-DPMNE’s 31st birthday in Ohrid, the party’s leader, Hristijan Mickoski announced the new political strategy “Macedonia for All People”. “That’s the new political strategy, worldview with which we will act, the power that will unite all sincere and honest citizens that love Macedonia and see their life here. It’s time to talk about the future, for ...

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Executive Order Discussed at Nikolovski-Byrnes Meeting

On Wednesday, the Deputy PM for Fighting Corruption, Sustainable Development, and Human Resources, Ljupco Nikolovski, held a meeting with US Ambassador Kate Marie Byrnes. They talked about the US President Joe Biden’s Executive Border. Nikolovski is glad that the Order focuses also on the fight against corruption as well, which, as it was said in the press-release, is one of ...

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