Monthly Archives: February 2024

Road Conditions 20.02.2024

Traffic on the state roads is ongoing in winter conditions, on dry roads. All road routes in the country are passable. Smaller landslides may occur on certain road routes that pass through gorges and cuts. JP Makedonijapat appeals for careful management of the vehicles, respect for the posted traffic signals, as well as adjustment of the speed according to the ...

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Kovacevski Hopes Presidential Candidate Will Be Supported by Coalition Partners

SDSM leader Dimitar Kovacevski is hopeful that his party’s presidential candidate will be supported by coalition partners. However, on Monday, he declined to say specifically whether the plan for a consensual candidate with DUI had failed. SDSM’s candidate’s name will be known at the end of February. When it comes to VMRO-DPMNE, the final preparations are underway. The public call ...

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Deputy PM Grubi in Interview with 360 Degrees Show

In an interview with the 360 Stepeni (360 Degrees) show on Monday, Deputy PM Artan Grubi said the name of his party’s presidential candidate, “who will win in the ethnic Albanian bloc”, will be known this week. As he explained, the efforts to convince party leader Ali Ahmeti to be the candidate are facing big difficulties. “You know his stand: ...

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Kovacevski Criticises VMRO-DPMNE over Personal Documents Issue Again

On Monday, commenting on the personal documents problem, SDSM leader and ex-PM Dimitar Kovacevski once again said VMRO-DPMNE would lie to citizens that it would annul the Prespa Agreement. “There were political parties that were telling citizens that once they came to power, they would abolish the deal, bring back the old name et cetera. You’re seeing that that hasn’t ...

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Toskovski again Urges MPs to Make Changes to Extend Validity of Old Passports

According to caretaker Interior Minister Pance Toskovski, passports containing North Macedonia’s previous constitutional name are being used in Germany, Switzerland, Albania, and Kosovo, while it is embarrassing that they are not valid domestically. As he reiterated on Monday, the solution lies in Parliament, that is, MPs should make legal changes in line with the example of the changes to the ...

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VMRO-DPMNE Leader Mickoski’s Bodyguard Suspended from Interior Ministry

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski’s bodyguard, who, as an off-duty cop, attacked a police officer at 4 am on Sunday, has been suspended. Caretaker Interior Minister Pance Toskovski said on Monday that the Internal Affairs Department’s procedure had finished. However, as he pointed out, the bodyguard attacked the officer after the Interior Ministry members had completed the police operation, unlike the ...

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Vote for Abdush Demiri as SEC Member to Be Held 28 February

At today’s coordination meeting between Parliament Speaker Jovan Mitreski and Parliamentary Group Coordinators, a decision was made to vote on Abdush Demiri as State Election Commission (SEC) member on 28 February, BESA MP Fadil Zendeli said on Monday. As he explained, this week, a lot of MPs are not in the country for official purposes. However, if there is a ...

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Road Conditions 19.02.2024

Traffic on the state roads is ongoing in winter conditions, on dry roads. All road routes in the country are passable. Smaller landslides may occur on certain road routes that pass through gorges and cuts. JP Makedonijapat appeals for careful management of the vehicles, respect for the posted traffic signals, as well as adjustment of the speed according to the ...

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Sela’s Wing Dismisses Taravari as Alliance for Albanians Leader

At Sunday’s session of the Congress of Alliance for Albanians, convened by the party’s Assembly President, Ziadin Sela, Arben Taravari was dismissed as party leader. Sela, who once again became the leader of the party, said any other information different from that made at the Congress was fraudulent and represented an attempt to defocus and con membership.  According to Sela, ...

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Alliance for Albanians Holds Congress Session Convened by Taravari

Delegates that attended Friday’s extraordinary Congress session of Alliance for Albanians convened by party leader Arben Taravari unanimously supported his candidacy in the presidential rate and abolished decisions made by the session of the party’s Central Assembly, held on 10 February, which was convened by that Assembly’s head, Ziadin Sela. In addition, delegates adopted changes to the party’s Statute that ...

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