Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Road Conditions 13.07.2018

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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NATO Member States Invite Macedonia to Start Accession Talks

NATO member states have agreed to invite Macedonia to start the accession talks, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told a press conference on Wednesday. “We welcome the historic agreement between Athens and Skopje on the solution of the name issue and agreed to invite the government in Skopje to start accession talks. Once all national procedures have been completed to finalise ...

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PM Zaev Addresses Conference ‘NATO Engages’

I am certain that majority of the citizens of Macedonia will cast a positive vote at the forthcoming referendum on the name deal with Greece, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Wednesday in Brussels at the conference ‘NATO Engages – The Brussels Summit Dialogue’. Wednesday, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced the decision for Macedonia to start the accession talks, which ...

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FM Dimitrov Meets US State Department Counterterrorism Coordinator

Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov, who is a member of the Macedonian government delegation at the NATO Summit in Brussels, led by PM Zoran Zaev, held Wednesday bilateral talks with Nathan Sales, the US State Department’s Coordinator for Counterterrorism. The two interlocutors discussed international activities and the support of Macedonia to the global coalition for the fight against terrorism, the Foreign ...

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Greek Opposition Leader Accuses Authorities of Opening NATO Door to Skopje

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Defence Minister Panos Kammenos open Wednesday the door for Skopje’s integration in NATO after the recent recognition of the Macedonian nationality and language in Prespa. “Today in Brussels, Tsipras and Kammenos open the NATO door to the neighbouring country of Skopje. In this way, they hand over ...

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Novo Selo Mayor Detained over Cigarette Smuggling

Police officers detained Novo Selo mayor Boro Stojcev late on Tuesday, the Strumica police have confirmed. The police stopped two vehicles near village Badilen and found boxes loaded with 10-packs of cigarettes. The Novo Selo mayor was the driver of one vehicle, also including another passenger, where 30 boxes filled with 10-packs of cigarettes were found. Another box and an ...

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Croatian President Assesses Name Agreement as Very Good

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said Wednesday she hoped that the Yes vote would pass in the name referendum and called the name agreement ‘very good’. “For us, it is utterly important to stabilize southeast Europe, I’m glad that positive messages for Macedonia will be relayed after the country reached an agreement with Greece. I believe and I hope it will ...

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Road Conditions 12.07.2018

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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PM Zaev Addresses Panel at London Summit

The Skopje-Athens name, strategic partnership deal is the best contribution to new models of behavior for establishing friendships, relations between politicians and states, Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Tuesday at the panel ‘Foreign Policy, Bilateral Disputes and Legacy Issues’, being held within the Western Balkan Summit in London. This deal put an end to long-standing differences that burdened the ...

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France Fully Supports Name Agreement

France fully supports the implementation of the agreement reached by Greece and Macedonia over the latter’s name, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has conveyed to his interlocutors at the EU-Western Balkans Summit in London, as part of the Berlin Process. Minister Le Drian is representing the President of France at the summit of eight EU countries (Germany, Austria, Croatia, ...

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