Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Kocijancic: EU follows Processes for Implementation of Prespa Agreement

The Spokeswoman of the European Commission Maja Kocijancic said in a press conference on Monday that the EU closely follows the political situation in Macedonia. “The EU supports the adoption of the historically important Prespa Agreement, which represents a demonstration of courage and willingness for resolution of one of the greatest and long-lasting bilateral disputes in Europe. This is a ...

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Moscow: Prespa Agreement should be discussed by UN Security Council

Official Moscow commented on the adoption of the Prespa Agreement by the Macedonian Parliament via an announcement of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “The positions of Moscow concerning the name issue of Macedonia remain unchanged; sustainable solution should and has to be found without any pressures from foreign countries, and superimposing of deadlines and conditions by international institutions, and ...

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Hahn: New Parliamentary Election not necessary in Macedonia

In an interview for the Macedonian Informative Agency (MIA), the EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn says that Macedonia needs no parliamentary election at present time. “Now that the Parliament adopted the Prespa Agreement and the process is to be taken over by the Greek side, the country should use the newly created positive momentum for implementing the necessary reforms in ...

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Constitution Changes from Prespa Agreement published in Official Gazette

After the adoption of the Prespa Agreement in the Parliament of Macedonia, the amendments for changes to the Constitution of Macedonia were published in the Official Gazette of Macedonia, in its 6th issue which came out on Saturday. The decision for publishing the constitutional changes in Official Gazette was signed by the Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi. The Parliament adopted the ...

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PS Xhaferi: Languages law Published in Official Gazette

On Monday night, PS Talat Xhaferi said on his Facebook profile that the languages law had been published in the Official Gazette, Telma TV reported. That means that the legislation is officially entering into force. The legislation will see, among other things, laws and all other acts adopted by Parliament published in both Macedonian and Albanian. The latter will also ...

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Greek Ministers from “Independent Greece” voice Support to Government

The Greek Minister of Tourism Elena Kountoura and the deputy Minister of Agriculture Vassilis Kokalis, both coming from the party “Independent Greeks” lead by the former Greek DM Panos Kammenos, voiced open support to the Greek government and the Prespa Agreement. Both Kountoura and Kokalis made these statements while attending a tourism fair in China. “I am deeply convinced that ...

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France welcomes adoption of Prespa Agreement

The Spokeswoman of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs Agnes Von Der Muhll released a statement in which France welcomes the adoption of the Prespa Agreement by the Macedonian Parliament. “France welcomes the adoption of the Prespa Agreement by the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. This agreement is very good and guarantees the stability not only of Macedonia, but the ...

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Road Conditions, 15.01.2019

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on wet roads, with patches of muddy snow. Due to the low temperature, some roads may be iced over. Certain roadways passing through valleys and canyons can be susceptible to light rockslides, such as Kocani – Makedonska Kamenica – Delcevo, Vinica – Berovo, Gostivar – Straza, Mavrovo – Debar – Struga, Demir ...

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Parliament adopts all Constitution Change Amendments from Prespa Agreement

The Parliament of Macedonia officially adopted on Friday all the four amendments for changes to the Constitution of Macedonia included in the Prespa Agreement, with ultimate purpose for resolving the name dispute with Greece. 81 MPs, from the ruling alliance, from Albanian parties from the opposition, along with the 8 independent MPs from VMRO-DPMNE, supported the adoption of the constitutional ...

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PM Zaev addresses Nation after adoption of Prespa Agreement

The PM Zoran Zaev addressed the nation via a press conference held at the Government of Macedonia, after the Parliament adopted the Prespa Agreement and the amendments for constitutional changes and change of the name of the country to “Republic of North Macedonia”. “I would like to thank all the MPs that gave support for the adoption of this agreement. ...

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