Monthly Archives: July 2021

Vucic: Successful Conversation with Zaev and Rama Ahead of Skopje Forum

The President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, talked via video link with the Prime Ministers of Macedonia and Albania, Zoran Zaev and Edi Rama, about the regional economic forum that will be held in Skopje on 29 July, correspondents report from Belgrade. “Very successful conversation with Zaev and Rama dedicated to the preparations for the regional economic forum that we are ...

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SDSM and DUI Agree to Cooperate for Local Elections

Prime Minister and President of SDSM, Zoran Zaev announced on Facebook that at the afternoon meeting with DUI leader Ali Ahmeti the two parties agreed to cooperate in the autumn local elections, with mutual support in some municipalities in the first and others in the second round. “I had an excellent meeting with the coalition partner and President of DUI, ...

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19 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death in Past 24 Hours

19 new COVID-19 cases were registered in the past 24 hours out of 2,896 tests, while 1 COVID-19 patients haс passed away. 7 patients have been registered as recovered in the past 24 hours. The total number of COVID-diagnosed persons in the country since the beginning of the epidemic is 155,981, the number of recovered patients is 150,251, the number ...

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Road Conditions 23.07.2021

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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Xhaferi to Announce Election Date, Either 17 or 31 October

Prime Minister Zaev offers 31 October, while VMRO-DPMNE 17 October as a day for the first round of local elections. The opposition believes that this is the last constitutional deadline in which the new mayors should be elected, because the mandate of the current ones ends on 18 October. Prime Minister Zaev said that this could be regulated by amendments ...

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Mickoski: Resolution Should Be Accepted by All Parties

“The resolution should be accepted by all political parties, without conditions or excuses,” said President of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, answering a journalist question. Mickoski says that the acceptance of the resolution by all political parties will mean unity that the country needs in order to start negotiations with the European Union, but above all, the state positions of Macedonia will ...

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Osmani: Ambassadors Unable to Take Office Due to Parliamentary Commission

Five ambassadors can’t be sent to office because the Committee on Foreign Affairs is not holding sessions, where the ambassadors would present their theses and expectations, said Minister of Foreign Affairs Bujar Osmani. He stressed that the role of Parliament is not a legal obligation, but rather the political will of the institutions to hear the opinion of the opposition ...

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New Lay Judge Appointed, Titanic, Toplik, Thaler and Tenders Cases Continue

A new lay judge has been appointed that will replace the dismissed Mitko Sandev, due to which the cases Tenders, Thaler, Toplik returned from the start, but also the biggest case for election irregularities – Titanic. The Skopje Criminal Court informed that new hearings for the cases are scheduled immediately after the court vacation, at the end of the end ...

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Road Conditions 22.07.2021

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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Zaev Proposes Local Elections to be Held on 31 October

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev announced that he had already met with Menduh Thaci and Bilal Kasami regarding the upcoming local elections, and by the end of this week he should see Ali Ahmeti, in regard of SDSM supporting the coalition’s candidates. In general, as he said, everyone is realistic in terms of positioning and confirms mutual assistance. According to Zaev, ...

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