Author Archives: Sasko Golov

PM Zaev Message on Revolutionary Struggle Day

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev congratulated October 23-Day of Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle on Tuesday, saying togetherness is the key for all future challenges of peace, stability and better life. “The bravery of the activists of the Macedonian revolutionary struggle to whom we bow today is our incentive to make Macedonia a dignified country. We are learning from history and moving boldly ...

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President Ivanov Message on Revolution Day

President Gjorge Ivanov extended Tuesday greetings on October 23-Day of Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle. “The greatest goal of one nation is to create its own state. This day is key in the Macedonian revolutionary struggle for achievement of that goal. On this day 125 years ago, several brave Macedonians established the Macedonian revolutionary committee that gave hope to the people, while ...

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MoFA Rejects Claims by Russian Authorities on Irregular Vote

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has strongly rejected claims by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the Parliament’s decision to initiate constitutional revision. “MoFA considers the claims as completely unfounded and untrue, and as having clear tendency to compromise the political process of historic significance for Macedonia and its citizens,” the MoFA ...

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Former NATO Sec Gen Robertson Appeals for Look to the Future

Former NATO secretary-general, Lord George Robertson, addressed the Atlantic Council on Monday, saying time has come for everyone in Macedonia to look to the future and defend the country’s national interest. “Remember the courage of your politicians during the 2001 crisis. They saved their country from certain bloodshed. Certain politicians are now demonstrating such courage,” said Robertson. According to him, ...

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Road Conditions, 24.10.2018

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on dry roads. Moderate traffic outside urban areas. No delays at border crossings, except the necessary period for customs formalities. Landslides are possible along the roads of Kocani – Makedonska Kamenica – Delcevo, Vinica – Berovo, Gostivar – Straza, Mavrovo – Debar – Struga, Demir Kapija – Udovo, Katlanovo – Veles, Krusevo ...

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Decision for Initiating Constitutional Revision Endorsed

The Parliament endorsed late Friday the decision to initiate constitutional revision arising from the Prespa Agreement by the required two-third majority. Eighty out of 120 MPs voted in favor of the decision. Afterwards, VMRO-DPMNE MP group coordinator Dragan Danev asked for an individual vote, which concluded with the same result – 80 MPs saying ‘Yes’ and 39 ‘No’. Among those ...

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PM Zaev Address Following Decision for Constitutional Revision

Today is a historic day for our country. We have made history together. Our visions for a better life in a better country will become a reality, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev after Friday’s vote in Parliament for endorsement of the initiative for constitutional revision arising from the Prespa Agreement.  He thanked the MPs who supported the motion, especially those ...

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Mogherini – Hahn Joint Statement Following Parliament Vote

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn welcomed in a joint statement the Parliament’s decision to initiate constitutional changes towards implementation of the Prespa Agreement.  “Today, the Parliament took a very important step towards the implementation of the Prespa agreement through the vote launching the ...

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NATO Sec Gen Welcomes Parliament Decision

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has welcomed the Parliament’s decision to initiate constitutional changes arising from the Prespa Agreement.  “I welcome the vote by parliament in Skopje on the proposed constitutional changes. It’s up to the government and political leaders to complete national procedures on the name agreement and seize this historic opportunity to bring the country into NATO,” tweeted Stoltenberg. ...

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Outgoing and Incoming Greek FMs Rejoice at Parliament Vote

Today is a day of joy for the incoming and the outgoing foreign minister of Greece following Friday’s outcome of the vote in the Macedonian Parliament over the initiative for constitutional revision. Despite the resignation, outgoing Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said they are happy, MIA reports from Athens. The handover of the post from Kotzias ...

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