Author Archives: Sasko Golov

German Embassy reacts to comparisons of 27 April case to Nuremberg processes

Comparing the Macedonian judicial services’ procedures to the Nuremberg processes is inappropriate, according to the German Embassy in Skopje. As the Embassy added on Friday, the comparison minimises the acts of the Nazi criminals. “The responsible persons in North Macedonia should contribute to overcoming the division of society and lead constructive dialogue on the country’s future in the direction of ...

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SPO presents Report on Work from September 2018 to March 2019

The Special Prosecutor’s Office (SPO) has processed 96% of the 606,555 audio files at its disposal, according to the Report on work for the period from September 2018 to March 2019. So far, 453,281 private conversations have been separated. When it comes to the texts the SPO has, 56% of them have been analysed. In the report, it is once ...

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Road Condition, 18.03.2019

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on predominantly 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 ...

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Laskarci crash: Six faced With investigative Procedure

On Thursday, the Prosecutor’s Office launched an investigative procedure against six persons over the bus crash near Laskarci. Seven people were detained. An investigation was launched into six of them, while a precaution measure was requested for the seventh person. Prosecutor Saso Rajcev stated at a press-conference that the driver, who was among the suspects, had been driving over the ...

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Trial over Target-Fortress case Continues

The trial over the Target-Fortress case, opened by the Special Prosecutor’s Office, continued on Thursday.  The key witness, Zvonko Kostovski, stated that the wire-tapping devices of the Security and Counter-Intelligence Administration (UBK) were connected to a flat in the yellow building next to Skopje’s Railway Station. According to him, there was constant communication between the computer in the flat in ...

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Lithuania ratifies Macedonia’s NATO Accession Protocol

On Thursday, Lithuania’s Parliament, with 108 votes in favour and zero against, ratified Macedonia’s NATO Accession Protocol. PS Talat Xhaferi attended the plenary session. In his address, he expressed gratitude for the ratification. Within the frameworks of his visit to Vilnius, he held a meeting with Lithuanian FM Linas Linkevicius, who reiterated his country’s strong support for Macedonia’s road to ...

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Deputy PM Osmani visits SEC

On Thursday, the Deputy PM for European Affairs, Bujar Osmani, paid a visit to the State Election Commission (SEC). As he and SEC President Oliver Derkoski assessed, the presidential elections should be fair and democratic, without even the smallest of remarks. They added that the election process should be a competition in which the best candidate would win, something which ...

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Four UBK employees Arrested

Four Security and Counter-Intelligence Administration (UBK) employees, including Toni Jakimovski, former Head of the UBK’s First Administration, were arrested on Thursday by police in an investigation of the Prosecutor’s Office for Organised Crime and Corruption and Interior Ministry’s Organised Crime Department. Jakimovski, who was also Head of former UBK Director Saso Mijalkov’s Cabinet, was arrested after the end of the ...

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US Embassy: Inflammatory rhetoric by Political leaders Stokes fear and Division

“Inflammatory rhetoric by political leaders stokes fear and division, particularly when it incorrectly uses past events, such as the Nuremberg trials, for political ends. Such language is dangerous and does not contribute to a productive dialogue about the country’s direction. It is critical that leaders here engage in more civil dialogue that can advance North Macedonia’s stability and prosperity,” the ...

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Road Conditions, 15.03.2019

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on predominantly 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 ...

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