Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Vice-PM Osmani in Official Visit of Portugal

The Vice-PM for European Affairs Bujar Osmani paid an official visit of Portugal, where he met several Portuguese state officials. Osmani first held a meeting with the President of the Committee on European Affairs in the Portuguese Parliament Regina Bastos, with whom he discussed the political support Portugal provides to Macedonia in its integration in NATO and EU. Osmani introduced ...

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OSCE/ODIHR Report on Pre-electoral Campaign published

The Mission of OSCE/ODIHR to Macedonia which monitors the pre-electoral campaign for the presidential election presented on Sunday the report for the period between 11 March and 2 April on conditions and events related to the upcoming presidential election. “Before the candidates were officially registered on 21 March they engaged in campaign activities, such as holding small-scale meetings with citizens ...

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Dimitrov, Katrougalos: Prespa Agreement takes Macedonia to NATO

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov and his Greek counterpart Georgios Katrougalos stated in a mutual interview during their say in Washington that the Accession of Macedonia in NATO as its 30th full-fledged members will be the top event to mark the alliance’s 70th anniversary. “We are yet to become a NATO member formally, but I am more than ...

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Spasovski: 15 FETO-related Organisations Function in Macedonia

The Interior Minister Oiliver Spasovski said that the processes related to the organisations in Macedonia supported or managed by the FETO Organisation are dealt with by the Ministry of Justice. “According to the information I have, there are 15 organisations managed or supported by FETO in North Macedonia, of which two have already shut down their facilities and left the ...

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Road Conditions, 08.04.2019

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on predominantly wet 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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Poland, Slovakia ratify NATO Protocol for Accession of Macedonia

The Sejm of Poland ratified on Thursday the Protocol for Accession of Macedonia in NATO with 388 votes in favour and only one against. According to the text of the Law on Ratification of the Protocol, the integration of Macedonia in NATO would greatly contribute to the stabilisation of the Balkan region and will accelerate the implementation of reforms in ...

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33 MEPs support Nomination of Zaev, Tsipras for Nobel Peace Prise

33 MEPs from 16 different countries addressed a letter to the Nobel Prise Committee in Oslo in which they voice support for the nomination of Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev and Greek PM Alexis Tsipras for the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019. The official nomination of Zaev and Tsipras was filed near the end of 2018 by Noble Laureate Wided Bouchamaoui. ...

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Chizhov: Integration of Macedonia in NATO would destabilise Balkan

The Russian Permanent Representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said in an interview for the Russian newspaper “Izvestya” that the integration of Macedonia in NATO would destabilize the Balkans. “The entire procedure with the Prespa Agreement is a previously prepared action in order to take North Macedonia in NATO by force. This will have very negative influence not only over ...

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PM Zaev speaks to German Chancellor Merkel on the phone

The Government of Macedonia informs that right after the official visit of the Greek PM Alexis Tsipras to Skopje, the PM Zoran Zaev spoke on the phone with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel. As the government notes in a press release, Zaev informed Merkel of the outcome of Tsipras’s visit and the bilateral cooperation agreements in numerous fields the governments ...

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Exhibition on NATO open in Skopje

The Vice-PM and DM Radmila Sekerinska opened on Thursday an exhibition titled “70 years since Establishment of NATO and North Macedonia as its 30th Member”, which is part of the activities held in the country to observe the 70-year jubilee of the establishment of NATO. “On the day of NATO, it is good to remind ourselves where we were 12 ...

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