Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Hearing over Lawn case Continues

  At Tuesday’s hearing over the Lawn case, the Special Prosecutor’s Office (SPO), in its closing arguments, urged the Court to find journalist Dragan Pavlovic Latas and his brother guilty of illicit construction of houses in Zelenikovo. Also, it asked the institution to take away their houses. As the SPO added, the issue debated in the case is when the ...

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Education Minister Ademi holds Meetings with Ambassadors Zbogar and Plomp

On Tuesday, Education and Science Minister Arber Ademi held a working meeting with the EU Ambassador to Macedonia, Samuel Zbogar. At the meeting, Ademi informed Zbogar about several issues, including the changes to the Primary Education Law and about the process to bring the Macedonian education system closer to the EU’s. Zbogar said the Union supported the Government’s reform processes ...

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NATO’s Missiroli holds Meetings in Skopje

On Tuesday, Antonio Missiroli, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, held a meeting in Skopje with President Stevo Pendarovski. They talked about the successful cooperation between NATO and Macedonia, about current joint projects and about progress in defence and security reforms. As Pendarovski pointed out, Macedonia’s full-fledged NATO membership will represent achievement of one of the country’s strategic ...

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Road conditions 03.07.2019

Good driving conditions on mainly dry roads. Intensity of traffic outside urban areas increased. No long delays on border-crossings for exiting the country. From 25 June the road in Dracevo by the railway near village of Lisice will be closed for one week due to laying a new layer of asphalt. Regional road Caska-Goloznici will be temporarily closed due to ...

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Raskovski not to resign as Government Sec Gen over Audio material

Dragi Raskovski said on Tuesday he wouldn’t resign as Government Sec Gen. As he added, the audio material that, according to VMRO-DPMNE, proved rigging of a tender to procure a radar system from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has been sent for an expertise procedure. Raskovski, who was explaining the whole tender process, didn’t want to comment on ...

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Laskarci case: Proposal for detention Measure rejected

  The proposal of the Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office to issue a detention measure for six persons covered by the bill of indictment in relation to the bus crash that took place near Laskarci has been rejected by the Criminal Court. As the institution said on Tuesday, the house arrest measure has been extended by another 30 days. As far ...

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Monster case: Expertise of 31 telephones to be Presented as new Evidence

New expertise of 31 telephones will be prepared and presented as new evidence in the trial over the Monster case, which concerns the 2012 Smiljkovci killings. Judge Ognen Stavrev said on Monday that the telephones had been taken away during a search within the frameworks of the initial investigation. “I found the phones in a depot in police. Police told ...

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VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM trade New accusations Over Raskovski case

According to VMRO-DPMNE, the Prosecutor’s Office should open an investigation into the case of Dragi Raskovski because there are indications that he committed a crime worth seven million euros by rigging tenders at M-NAV. The opposition party said on Monday that the materials at its disposal had been submitted to the Office, adding that it expected Raskovski to be detained ...

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Laskarci crash: Prosecutor’s Office files Charge against Several persons

The Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office has filed a charge against several persons suspected of grave crimes against human and property safety in traffic that resulted in the Laskarci crash, in which 16 people were killed and 38 suffered serious bodily injuries. As the Office said on Monday, from 2 July 2018 to 13 February 2019, the charged owner of Durmo ...

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Road conditions 02.07.2019

Good driving conditions on mainly dry roads. Intensity of traffic outside urban areas increased. No long delays on border-crossings for exiting the country. From 25 June the road in Dracevo by the railway near village of Lisice will be closed for one week due to laying a new layer of asphalt. Regional road Caska-Goloznici will be temporarily closed due to ...

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