Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Osmani: Majority of Citizens Supports Macedonia’s Integration in NATO and EU

In an interview for Alsat TV, The Vice-PM for European Affairs Bujar Osmani believes that a majority of the citizens of Macedonia would positively respond to the referendum and Support the Name Issue Agreement between Macedonia and Greece. “A turnout of fewer than 50 % at the referendum would mean that the citizens leave it up to the Parliament to ...

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Media Report of Identity of Man Killed in Kabul, MoFA still waits for Information

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has not yet received an official confirmation from the Afghan authorities regarding the reports that a Macedonian national had been abducted and killed in Afghanistan. Some media however have identified the victim as Ilija Merdzanovski – a 37-year old resident of Skopje village Ljubanci. On Thursday media across the globe reported that three foreign ...

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Road Conditions 06.08.2018

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on dry roads. Motorists are generally advised to drive carefully, adjust their speed according to the weather conditions and respect road signalization. Landslides are possible along the roads of Kocani-Makedonska Kamenica – Delcevo, Vinica – Berovo, Gostivar-Straza, Mavrovo – Debar – Struga, Demir Kapija – Udovo, Katlanovo-Veles, Krusevo-Demir Hisar and Resen – ...

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Parliament Adopts Decision for Announcing Referendum on 30 Sep.

The Macedonian parliament with 68 votes in favour and no abstentions or against adopted decision for announcing name referendum on 30 September 2018 which will be of consultative nature. The decision for calling the referendum was adopted by absolute majority of the total number of MPs. The referendum question will read as follows: ‘Are you in favour of EU and ...

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British Ambassador Meets PM Zaev

PM Zoran Zaev hosted new Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Macedonia H.E. Rachel Galloway wishing her welcome and successful work. He expressed assurance she would continue the activities for further solidifying the bilateral ties. “The PM acquainted Ambassador Galloway with the current political situation in the country, with special emphasis on the creation of best conditions towards holding the ...

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Vice PM Osmani Meets Dutch Ambassador Plomp

Vice-Premier for European Affairs Bujar Osmani and Dutch Ambassador to Macedonia Wouter Plomp discussed Monday the activities for preparing the country to start the EU accession talks and new developments related to the upcoming referendum on the (name) agreement with Greece. “We (the government) have been working intensively on preparing the team for starting the (EU) accession talks, while keeping ...

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EU Commissioner Hahn Calls for Work toward Successful Referendum

The European Commission is satisfied with its Western Balkans strategy as it has triggered a new dynamic in the region, EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn says in an interview. Speaking to Euractiv Germany, Hahn notes that Macedonia in the past year has made a significant breakthrough alongside the remaining countries in the region, which have also registered a notable progress ...

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PM Zaev Meets Japanese Ambassador Haneda

Japan’s Ambassador to Macedonia H.E. Keiko Haneda on Monday congratulated Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on the name agreement reached with Greece. After its signing, the international community considers the two countries as two great friends, Haneda told Zaev at their joint meeting in Skopje. Japan has always been a great friend of Macedonia, PM Zaev said adding that he appreciated ...

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Stip Court of Appeals Lengthens Detention Measure against Novo Selo Mayor

The Stip Court of Appeals accepted the complaint lodged by the Strumica Prosecution about the annulment of the detention measure against Novo Selo Mayor Boro Stojcev and other people convicted of smuggling of cigarettes, issuing fresh detention measure. Namely on 25 July this month, the Strumica Basic Court sentenced the incumbent Novo Selo mayor Stojcev to prison term of 18 ...

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Road Conditions 30.07.2018

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on dry roads.   Motorists are generally advised to drive carefully, adjust their speed according to the weather conditions and respect road signalization.   Landslides are possible along the roads of Kocani-Makedonska Kamenica – Delcevo, Vinica – Berovo, Gostivar-Straza, Mavrovo – Debar – Struga, Demir Kapija – Udovo, Katlanovo-Veles, Krusevo-Demir Hisar and ...

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