Monthly Archives: August 2021

Levica Turns down Offer by VMRO-DPMNE for Alliance

President of Levica Dimitar Apasiev turned down the invitation from VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski for forming an alliance for the upcoming local election. “On TV Mickoski said that they offer alliance to Levica, but what happens behind that is that Levica members face a harsh boycott by media outlets close to VMRO-DPMNE. The very same person that behind closed doors ...

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PM Zaev Discusses Several Issues in Interview for Sitel TV

PM Zoran Zaev was guest in the evening news on Sitel TV where he spoke about several issues. Speaking of the local election and the open invite of VMRO-DPMNE for alliances with other opposition parties, Zaev said that he is not concerned nor he sees that as a threat for the ruling alliance. “One cannot speak of alliances if they ...

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President Pendarovski Meets Adjutant General Knight

President Stevo Pendarovski held a meeting on Thursday with the commander of the Vermont National Guard, Adjutant General Gregory C. Knight. At the meeting, the interlocutors discussed the cooperation between the Army of North Macedonia (ARM) and the Vermont National Guard, concluding that the country’s membership in NATO contributes to the stability, improvement and development of the Balkan region. President ...

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MoFA: All Our Citizens Evacuated from Afghanistan

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) informed on Wednesday that all citizens of North Macedonia have been successfully evacuated from Afghanistan. “There are only three of our citizens left at the NATO base near the airport in Kabul to finish their duties there, and they will be evacuated in accordance with the plans for evacuation of the base. In meantime, ...

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1,081 New COVID-19 Cases, 15 Deaths in Past 24 Hours

The Health Ministry informs that in the past 24 hours 1,081 new cases of COVID-19 were registered out of 6,802 tests conducted among citizens. The daily COVID-19 statistics also includes 91 patients who recovered from the infection, as well as 15 who passed away due to complications with COVID-19. So far in the country 164,529 cases of COVID-19 have been ...

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Zaev: Population Census Starts on 5 September without Delays

PM Zoran Zaev said that the population census planned to take place this September will be implemented without any delays. “I am not considering another postponing of this operation. It is our obligation to conduct it, and it will take place between 5 and 30 September. This is a statistical operation which is necessary so we can properly create and ...

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Day of Army Observed, Sekerinska, Pendarovski and Zaev Extend Greetings

The Day of the Army (ARM), 18 August, was observed on Wednesday with a solemn ceremony held at the premises of the Defence Ministry in Skopje. Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska addressed the ceremony, and praised the professionalism demonstrated by all soldiers during the crisis with the wildfires across the country. “The situation with the wildfires confirmed that strength lies within ...

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Osmani: 14 Citizens of Ours Yet to Be Evacuated from Afghanistan

Foreign Affairs Minister Bujar Osmani informed at a press conference on Tuesday that of the 75 citizens of North Macedonia in Afghanistan, the first group landed at 04:30 am in Doha, Qatar, while another group is on an airplane flying to Abu Dhabi, UAE. “At the moment, only 14 citizens are left in the NATO military base right next to ...

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FM Osmani Confirms Expulsion of Russian Diplomat

Foreign Affairs Minister Bujar Osmani confirmed the information published by news web portal in Albanian language Almakos.com that official Skopje has expelled another diplomat from the Russian Embassy. “This is a matter of a rather confidential nature, which is why I cannot reveal more details. However, we work in accordance with international diplomatic standards, so once the Ministry receives evidence ...

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Sekerinska and Akar Sign Contract for Military-Financial Cooperation

Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska and her Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar signed in Istanbul, Turkey the Contract for Military-Financial Cooperation between their respective countries and the Protocol for its implementation. “North Macedonia and Turkey are not only strategic partners, but also rather friendly states that respect each other and cooperate for over 30 years now, without any strains in their bilateral ...

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