Author Archives: Sasko Golov

President Siljanovska Davkova Meets French Ambassador Baumgartner

On Monday, President Gordana Siljanovska Davkova met with French Ambassador Cyrille Baumgartner. “At the meeting, opinions were exchanged on the overall bilateral relations between the two countries, characterised by traditional friendship, open and constructive dialogue, and continued advancement of cooperation in numerous spheres of common interest. At the meeting, there was a discussion on the Macedonian ambitions regarding EU membership, ...

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Road Conditions 03.06.2024

The traffic on the state roads is uninterrupted, 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 road conditions. ...

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European Front Adopts Political Declaration

On Sunday, the DUI-led European Front coalition adopted a political declaration on, as it is said in the document, the ethnic legitimacy arising from the 8 May elections. The document, signed by the Front’s political representatives, will be sent to all state and international representatives. The ruling partners must be guided by the political will of the two largest ethnic ...

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Gashi in Interview with RFE Macedonian

“Our stand is that the constitutional name should be used and we will use that,” VLEN’s Afrim Gashi, who’s the new Parliament Speaker, said in an interview with RFE Macedonian on Sunday. According to him, relations with Greece and Bulgaria haven’t been violated. “I think we should talk. I think that that’s why we should form the government as soon ...

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VMRO-DPMNE-ZNAM Negotiations Continue

VMRO-DPMNE-ZNAM negotiations have continued. Parties have confirmed talks are at the final stage, but, officially, names haven’t been revealed even though the decisions on the second and third echelon are on the agenda. VMRO-DPMNE has only said that the public will be informed about all details once the deal is reached. ZNAM has pointed out that negotiations on cooperation with ...

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SCPC Reiterates Stand on Office Incompatibility Issue

The State Commission for Prevention of Corruption (SCPC) has reiterated that elected officials cannot hold two positions simultaneously. It has requested Parliament to take urgent action over the decisions by Talat Xhaferi and Ilir Demiri, who have said they will join the work of Parliament once the new government is elected. As the SCPC stressed, incompatibility of offices is clearly ...

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President Says Way She’ll Use Country Name is Personal Orientation

President Gordana Siljanovska Davkova said on Friday she respected both the Prespa Agreement and international law. As she explained, the way she will use the name of the country is a “personal orientation, a right guaranteed by acts higher than bilateral agreements”. Siljanovska Davkova said she had a plan. “The plan is to offer respect and ask for self-respect. And ...

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Mitsotakis Expects North Macedonia’s PM-Designate to Respect Prespa Deal

On Sunday, Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he expected North Macedonia’s future PM-designate to adamantly say he respected the Prespa Agreement. “I expect the PM-designate to say that the name of his country is ‘North Macedonia’, erga omnes, for internal and foreign use,” he pointed out, adding that he would raise the issue also at the 9-11 July NATO Summit. ...

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Road Conditions 31.05.2024

The traffic on the state roads is uninterrupted, on mostly 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 road ...

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SEC Declares Parliamentary Elections Finished

At a session on Thursday, the State Election Commission (SEC) declared the parliamentary elections finished. The SEC declared final the results of the elections in Electoral District 6, following the Administrative Court’s rejection of the lawsuit filed by the European Front coalition concerning the repeat voting process in a polling station in Larce village, Zelino. SEC President Aleksandar Dastevski said ...

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