Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Road conditions 27.06.2019

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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Hungary ratifies NATO Protocol for Accession of Macedonia

The Hungarian Parliament, in the presence of the Speaker of the Macedonian Parliament Talat Xhaferi, ratified the NATO Protocol for Accession of Macedonia. Hungary is the 18th out of 29 member-states of NATO that approved the accession of the country in the alliance under its new name “North Macedonia”. The ratification of the Protocol was also welcome by NATO Secretary ...

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Hutchinson: US Senate to ratify NATO Protocol for Macedonia this Summer

In an interview for Sitel TV, the US Permanent Representative in NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison says she expects the US to ratify the NATO Protocol for Accession of Macedonia this summer. “All NATO member-states’ ambassadors already signed the Protocol, and we hope that North Macedonia will become the 30th NATO member state by the end of this year. I can ...

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Pendarovski: North Macedonia has no Plan B for EU Membership Negotiations

The President of Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski, who is paying an official visit to Germany, met on Tuesday with the German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. At the meeting, the interlocutors exchanged opinions on the ongoing political events, focusing on the cooperation between Macedonia and Germany, with both of them estimating that the bilateral relations are very good. Pendarovski thanked Steinmeier for all ...

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Zaev: I took over Finance Ministry to control Ultimate Financial Measures

The PM Zoran Zaev, in an interview for Sitel TV, commented on the cabinet reshuffle he announced during the presidential election, after he revealed the official list of ministers to be replaced on Sunday. “I see that must of the reactions from the public come about me taking over the position of Minister of Finance, despite keeping the PM position. ...

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Sekerinska: The PM can also take over Ministerial Position

The Vice-PM and Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska sees nothing irregular in the intention of the PM Zoran Zaev to also take over the position of Minister of Finance, as part of the cabinet reshuffle he announced two months ago. “This is neither the first, nor the last time for a PM of a state to also take over a ministerial ...

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PPO files Bill of Indictment against El Cheka

The Kicevo-based Public Prosecution (PPO) has filed a bill of indictment against Sheqerim Ahmeti, known on social networks as El Cheka. PPO charges El Cheka for violation of the Article 151 Section 2 of the Criminal Law, unauthorised wire-tapping of communications and recording of phone conversations. From PPO they remind that this criminal act is punishable by law with a ...

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Road conditions 26.06.2019

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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Dimitrov: No start of Membership Talks means No EU Perspective for WB

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov pays an official visit to Stockholm, Sweden, where on Monday he took part in a discussion focusing on the political events in the West Balkans (WB) and the EU perspectives of those countries. “The European Commission issued its 10th, and this time unconditioned, recommendation for the EU to start the membership talks with ...

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Bulgarian Politicians react to Pendarovski’s Statement on Goce Delcev

The former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov welcomes the statements of Macedonian President Stevo Pendarovski that revolutionary Goce Delcev used to claim himself Bulgarian. “This is a rather outstanding statement of Pendarovski’s which takes official Skopje in the right direction when it comes to our bilateral relations. However, that statement only is not enough. We cannot toy with historical figures; today ...

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