Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Zaev: One Cannot put Ethnic Label to Fascism or Occupation

One cannot put an ethnic label on fascism, it was present all over Europe in the 2nd World War, PM Zoran Zaev said one day after his interview for Bulgarian news agency BGNES which provoked numerous negative reactions. “It is not fair for the entire nation to suffer consequences because of evil deeds of isolated groups or individuals. True, Europe ...

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Reactions to Zaev’s Interview for BGNES Continue

Former PM and former SDSM leader Branko Crvenkovski called upon the entire party membership to distant themselves from PM Zoran Zaev and his claims in the interview for BGNES he gave on Wednesday. “The positions Zaev promoted in the interview caused massive unrepairable damage to the Macedonian politics, and will result with further serious consequences over the Macedonian people and ...

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Roth: We Owe it to North Macedonia to Start the EU Membership Negotiations

German Minister for Europe Michael Roth and Macedonian Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov spoke about the issue of the integration of Macedonia in the EU and the Bulgarian blockade in a mutual interview for German newspaper Die Welt. “We gave a promise that by the end of our presidency with the EU we will start the membership negotiations ...

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Zaharieva: Blockade for Macedonia until Hate Speech towards Bulgaria is Gone

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ektareina Zaharieva said in an interview for a Bulgarian news web portal that official Sofia will continue to block the integration of Macedonia in the EU until complete elimination of the different forms of hate speech towards Bulgaria. “Bulgaria is concerned, because North Macedonia stopped respecting and sticking to the Good-neighbourliness Agreement right after the country’s accession ...

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Road Conditions 27.11.2020

Dry road conditions are reported throughout the country. There is moderate traffic outside urban areas. No delays are reported on border crossings. As of Nov. 15, 2020, winter equipment in vehicles is mandatory until Mar. 15, 2021 regardless of the weather. Landslides are possible along the routes of Katlanovo-Veles, Mavrovo-DebarStruga, Vinica-Berovo and Kochani-Delchevo. Motorists are advised to drive carefully, adjust ...

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Zaev: Bulgaria Is Not Fascist Country, They Are Our Friends

Bulgaria is not a fascist country, they are our friends, PM Zoran Zaev said in an interview for Bulgarian news agency BGNES. “North Macedonia and Bulgaria share mutual history, and unfortunately this has resulted in great discord between the citizens in both countries, and now we need to work to change this. Goce Delcev is recognised as great revolutionist by ...

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Mickoski: Zaev Must Not Toy with Macedonian Identity and Language

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski held a press conference as a response to PM Zoran Zaev’s interview for BGNES. “With this utterly scandalous interview, Zaev negated the entire anti-fascist struggle and history of the Macedonian citizens, and placed an equality sign between the anti-fascist fighters and the Bulgarian occupiers from World War II. I am very concerned that this interview of ...

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Osmani: Negotiations Between Skopje and Sofia Continue

Foreign Affairs Minister Bujar Osmani informed at a press conference that official Skopje and Sofia are maintaining communication and exchanging proposals over the unresolved bilateral disputes because of which Bulgaria blocked the start of the EU membership negotiations for Macedonia. “Numerous issues, like for example the one about revolutionist Goce Delcev, are open for discussion at the Macedonian-Bulgarian Committee on ...

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New 1,288 COVID-19 Cases and 39 Deaths in Past 24 Hours

The Health Ministry informed that in the past 24 hours 3,349 citizens were tested for COVID-19, and 1,288 of the tests turned positive. The Health Ministry also registered 1,078 cured patients, as well as 39 COVID-19-related deaths, a new daily record for Macedonia. So far in Macedonia, 57,451 COVID-19 cases were registered, of which 34,970 are cured, 20,881 remain active, ...

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Road Conditions 26.11.2020

Dry road conditions are reported throughout the country. There is moderate traffic outside urban areas. No delays are reported on border crossings. Landslides are possible along the routes of Katlanovo-Veles, Mavrovo-DebarStruga, Vinica-Berovo and Kochani-Delchevo. Motorists are advised to drive carefully, adjust their speed to weather conditions and follow traffic rules, signs and signals.

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