Author Archives: Sasko Golov

President Ivanov: I am not involved in 27 April Parliament Incidents

The President of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov addressed the nation on Friday evening, following the testimonies of some of the defendants in the “27 April Parliament Incidents” case, which claimed that he is involved in the entire scenario for the incidents. “As President of Macedonia, I pointed out the Administration for Security and Counterintelligence (UBK) as the centre that generates all ...

Read More »

Road Conditions, 10.12.2018

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on wet roads, with muddy snow on roads on higher altitudes through the country. Morning snow in the areas Popova Sapka, Stracin, Straza and Mavrovo. Poor visibility reported around the mountain pass Straza because of fog, with 20-30m visibility. Certain roadways passing through valleys and canyons can be susceptible to light rockslides, ...

Read More »

Defendant Vasilevski provides testimony for “27 April Parliament Incidents” case

Aleksandar Vasilevski – Nindza, a defendant in the trial focusing on the Parliament Incidents from 27 April 2017, provided his testimony of the events at the hearing held on Thursday. Vasilevski said in his testimony that people from VMRO-DPMNE have organised the events leading to the incidents and the intrusion in the Parliament itself. “VMRO-DPMNE formed “For Joint Macedonia”, and ...

Read More »

Kotzias: I would apply more pressure over Zaev for his recent statements

Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev’s recent statements damage the process of implementation of the Prespa Agreement, said the former Greek FM Nikos Kotzias in an interview for the Greek TV Antenna. At the debate in the Macedonian parliament over the constitutional changes predicted with the Prespa Agreement, PM Zaev commented that the agreement will open the possibility for Macedonian language to ...

Read More »

Debate on Prespa Agreement held at FON University

The second debate on the Constitutional Changes included in the Prespa Agreement was held on Thursday at the premises of the FON University in Skopje. The main speakers of the debate were PM Zoran Zaev, FON Rector Nano Ruzin and university professor Temelko Ristovski. “I am aware that the citizens have negative feeling for the change of the name of ...

Read More »

Mogherini: Prespa Agreement good example for resolution of Bilateral Issues

At the 25th OSCE Ministerial Council in Milan, the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Policy Federica Mogherini pointed out the Prespa Agreement between Macedonia and Greece as good example for resolution of bilateral issues between two countries. “We are working on securing the peace in the Balkans every day, and the agreement between Macedonia and Greece gives us ...

Read More »

Fleckenstein: Hungary should extradite Gruevski to Macedonia

In an interview for web portal NOVA TV, MEP Knut Fleckenstein refers the recent political events in Macedonia. “I think that the Prespa Agreement will accelerate reformation processes and that the Macedonian government will remain dedicated to these processes compulsory for integration in EU and NATO. I have very positive impressions of the Committee for National Reconciliation and their work. ...

Read More »

Testimonies about Parliament Incidents obstacle for Draft-law on Amnesty

The Parliamentary Committee for National Reconciliation claims that it is facing certain obstacles in the preparation of the draft-law on amnesty after the newest details revealed about the Parliament Incidents that occurred on 27 April 2017. Some of the group members from the independent MP group of VMRO-DPMNE stated that because of the details revealed in the recent testimonies in ...

Read More »

Road Conditions, 07.12.2018

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on dry roads. 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 Kapija – Udovo, Katlanovo – Veles, Krusevo – Demir Hisar, and Resen – Bukovo. Motorists are ...

Read More »

Stoltenberg: Macedonia full NATO member by 2020

NATO Sec Gen Jens Stoltenberg expressed a strong support for the Prespa Agreement to be finalised and implemented during the Summit of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of NATO member-states in Brussels. “The integration of West Balkans in NATO is very important for the stability of the entire Balkan region, which is why we welcome the efforts made by Skopje so ...

Read More »