Monthly Archives: September 2021

Zaev: We Will Respect International Agreements on Arrested Diplomat Issue

Regarding the arrested diplomats in neighbouring Serbia, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said that the country will act in accordance with all international agreements that have been accepted, confirmed and supported, but that all legal acts for the protection of the citizens will be required. “Diplomats, until they are requested by a country, have the same rights that apply to every ...

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EC: We Expect Everyone to Participate Constructively in Census

The European Commission encourages everyone in Macedonia to participate in the census process and adds that the census is part of the EU accession process. Commenting for correspondent from the country, European Commission spokeswoman Ana Pisonero said that she was pleased in Brussels that the census was ongoing in the country. “This is an important exercise. Accurate data on the ...

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Grubi: Corruption Is Worse Virus Than COVID

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Political System and Inter-Community Relations, Artan Grubi, from the first panel of the international conference in Skopje, said that the biggest threat to economies is corruption, not the pandemic. The initial basis for economic recovery, Grubi added, is the fight against organized crime and corruption. “We must start reporting corruption today. We are ...

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199 New COVID-19 Cases Registered, 32 Infected Pass Away

The Ministry of Health informs, according to the data from the Institute of Public Health, in the last 24 hours, 2,558 tests were performed, and 199 new cases of COVID-19 were registered. During the same period 32 deaths have been reported. The total number of COVID-diagnosed persons in the country since the beginning of the epidemic is 180,243, the number ...

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After Scandal, Osmani Announces Vetting All Diplomats

After the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Friday that a Macedonian diplomat was arrested in Serbia at the Presevo-Tabanovce border crossing last week while trying to enter Macedonia, Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani announced a full vetting of all diplomats to prevent such a thing from happening again. Osmani confirmed that the information published so far is partially correct. It ...

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Zaev: If New Government Is Formed in Bulgaria, Solution Could Be Reached

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev says that all information indicates that Bulgaria, together with the presidential elections, will have new third parliamentary elections in November and hopes that after their completion, a new Bulgarian government will be formed, with which talks can be held to find a solution and to unblock the process of starting negotiations of Macedonia for membership in ...

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Simovski: Census Taking Place Without Problems

“After 20 years, we came to the day to start with the most important statistical operation in the country – the Census of Population, Households and Dwellings. As of this morning, when the largest statistical operation in the country started, there is no information on the refusal of the census by the citizens or any technical problem,” said the director ...

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1,759 New Cases of COVID-19 and 79 Deaths During Weekend

The Health Ministry informed that over the past weekend, a total number of 2,689 new cases of COVID-19 were registered in the country. Of the new cases, 722 were registered on Friday, 708 on Saturday and 459 on Sunday. During the same period, 79 patients passed away due to complications with the virus. The total number of COVID-diagnosed persons in ...

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Zaev: Use of N. Macedonia – Humiliation of State and Constitution

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, in response to a journalist question about the more frequent use by politicians of the abbreviation for the name of the country “Republic of N. Macedonia”, says that they should use the constitutional name Republic of North Macedonia. “In part, this issue is a preoccupation of all of us in the daily affairs in which we ...

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Sekerinska Meets Admiral Burke in Naples

“We see NATO membership not only as a privilege but also as a responsibility and an opportunity to contribute to world peace and security in the region. And that is why we are proud of our participation in the KFOR mission in Kosovo, because as such the region best feels the contributions of our country’s membership in NATO, and NATO ...

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