Monthly Archives: August 2021

Dendias to Come to Skopje, Prespa Agreement Implementation to Be Evaluated

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is visiting Macedonia at the end of the month, during which the implementation of the Prespa Agreement obligations will be evaluated, and Athens’ support for the country’s European integration will be discussed, Foreign Affairs Minister Bujar Osmani announced on Thursday. He pointed out that a working group has been established in the Ministry of Foreign ...

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No Talk of Quarantines or Special Restrictions Yet

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said that for now there is no discussion about quarantines or special restrictions due to the current epidemiological situation in the country. “We hope that the numbers that have stabilized in the last few days, will begin to fall, especially if we adhere to the measures and if we are careful,” said Zaev, answering reporters’ questions ...

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1,082 New COVID-19 Cases Registered, 27 Infected Pass Away

The Ministry of Health informs, according to the data from the Institute of Public Health, in the last 24 hours, 5,982 tests were performed, and 1,082 new cases of COVID-19 were registered. During the same period 29 deaths have been reported. The total number of COVID-diagnosed persons in the country since the beginning of the epidemic is 172,657, the number ...

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Simovski: All Preparations for Census Completed

“All preparatory activities have been completed and we are completely ready to start this activity,” said the Director of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski, at a joint press conference with government spokespersons Dusko Arsovski and Muamet Hoxha. Simovski informed that the trainings of the regional instructors are in progress, who in this activity will have a supervisory function, and ...

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Zaev-Mehaj: Congratulations on Policies of Dialogue and Progress

Prime Minister, Zoran Zaev, accompanied by the Minister of Defence, Radmila Sekerinska, met with a delegation from the Republic of Kosovo led by the Minister of Defence, Armend Mehaj. The friendly relations between the two countries were confirmed at the meeting. Both sides concluded that NATO integration means stability and security for the countries in the region and that they ...

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Country to Take in 780 Refugees from Afghanistan Instead of 650

“The number of refugees from Afghanistan that Macedonia will receive has risen from 650 to 780,” said government spokesman Dusko Arsovski. They will be accommodated mainly in hotels on the outskirts of Skopje. “According to the latest figures, as the numbers have changed since yesterday, 780 Afghans are on the list. This is at the request of international organizations reaching ...

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1,166 New COVID-19 Cases Registered, 29 Infected Pass Away

The Ministry of Health informs, according to the data from the Institute of Public Health, in the last 24 hours, 6,458 tests were performed, and 1,166 new cases of COVID-19 were registered. During the same period 29 deaths have been reported. The total number of COVID-diagnosed persons in the country since the beginning of the epidemic is 171,576, the number ...

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September Census Is Closed Issue for Both Government and Opposition

The start of the census on 5 September is not questioned in VMRO-DPMNE either. After Prime Minister Zaev rejected possibility of postponement on Monday, explaining that the term was set exactly after the opposition party insisted, the following day, Tuesday, VMRO-DPMNE stated for Kanal 5 that the government has a responsibility regarding the conditions for conducting the statistical operation and ...

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Zaev Receives Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev received former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair, who at the meeting stressed the extremely important initiative “Open Balkans” and stressed that the goals of this project are to connect the region in a common market as well as many other levels, which will bring many benefits to the citizens of Macedonia, Albania and ...

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Police to Secure Transport of Confidential Election Material for First Time

For the first time in the upcoming local elections, police officers will secure the confidential material, including devices for reading voters’ fingerprints. This is part of the Rulebook on the conduct of the police in the elections adopted by the State Election Commission (SEC), and was prepared in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior. SEC member Boris Kondarko clarified that ...

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