Monthly Archives: October 2021

Citizens Vote in Local Elections

On Sunday, the country voted in the local elections. At several locations, polling stations closed later due to problems with the fingerprint machines. At a press-conference at 7 pm, State Election Commission (SEC) President Aleksandar Dastevski said the results would be entered directly from the polling stations for the first time in the country history and be available on the ...

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SDSM will in the End have More Mayors than VMRO-DPMNE, Says Zaev

SDSM President Zoran Zaev held a press-conference at 1 am on Monday, saying the government would ultimately win the local elections. According to him, the support in the first round is serious, while SDSM will have more mayors than VMRO-DPMNE. As Zaev added, the candidates of SDSM’s coalition partners took away a lot of votes in municipalities where VMRO-DPMNE is ...

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VMRO-DPMNE’s Mickoski Declares Victory of Opposition in Local Elections

Late on Sunday night, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski declared a victory of the opposition in the local elections. As he added, the result is a big step towards the final victory. “Despite the pressures, bribery, Spasovski’s police, Ruskovska’s Prosecutor’s Office, Zaev’s primitivism. This is a triumph of those that voted, but also of those that didn’t,” the opposition leader stressed, ...

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Ahmeti: DUI Won in First Round in Saraj, Plasnica and Lipkovo

On Sunday night, DUI President Ali Ahmeti declared a victory in the local elections, adding that his party had won in the first round in Saraj, Plasnica, and Lipkovo. He added that DUI had a significant lead in Tetovo, Cair, Struga, Zelino, Tearce, and Bogovinje. When it comes to the coalition of Alliance for Albanians and Alternative, it declared a ...

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Road Conditions 18.10.2021

Dry road conditions are reported across the country, with moderate traffic outside urban areas. There are 30-minute – 45-munite delays at Bogorodica and Tabanovce border crossings to enter or exit the country. No delays are reporters on other border crossings. Landslides are possible along the routes of Katlanovo – Veles, Mavrovo – Debar – Struga, Vinica – Berovo and Kochani ...

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Interior Minister: Peaceful and Democratic Atmosphere on Election Day

Election day was held in a peaceful and democratic atmosphere, Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski said after the end of the voting process on Sunday. According to him, more serious violations of the election process weren’t registered. As Spasovski added, compared to last year’s elections, the number of reported cases fell by 40%, from 151 to 91. There were 42 cases ...

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Zaev: Absolutely No One Asks or Discussing Change of History

“We have an Agreement on Friendship, Good Neighborliness and Cooperation with the Republic of Bulgaria, within the framework of which an expert historical and educational commission has been established, which has already found a solution for joint commemoration of five historical figures or three historical periods. These are Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Saint Naum and Clement of Ohrid and Tsar ...

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EC: No Member State Should Interfere in Domestic Politics of Other Countries

The European Commission reminded that the member states must not interfere in the domestic affairs of other countries, EU members or not, under any circumstances, answering a question from correspondent about the statements of the Bulgarian President. Correspondents demanded a reaction from the European Commission after Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said from Slovenia that he expects 120 thousand citizens to ...

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Osmani: Inclusion of Bulgarians Is Not Against Country’s Interests

“The roadmap can be a solution to the dispute, the inclusion of Bulgarians in the Constitution is not against our interests. The issue of the short name, the issue of hate speech, the rehabilitation of victims of communism, the work of the historical commission, the issue of non-interference in the internal affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria and the issue ...

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393 New Cases of COVID-19 and 25 Deaths During Past 24 Hours

The Ministry of Health informs, according to the data from the Institute of Public Health, in the last 24 hours, 2,974 tests were performed, and 393 new cases of COVID-19 were registered. During the same period 25 deaths have been reported. The total number of COVID-19 diagnosed persons in the country since the beginning of the epidemic is 193,846 the ...

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