Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Polish national Football Team Supporters fined Over fight in City Park

  The Polish national football team’s supporters that fought one another in Skopje’s City Park were each fined 150 euros by a judge for misdemeanors, the Criminal Court said on Sunday. 223 supporters were detained and, on Saturday, taken one by one before a judge for misdemeanors on Saturday. “Several supporters were each fined 150 euros. Their passports were taken ...

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Road Conditions, 10.06.2019

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on dry 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 are ...

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Zaev: All wire-tapped Materials handed Over to Special Prosecutor’s Office

“All wire-tapped materials have been handed over to the Special Prosecutor’s Office,” SDSM leader Zoran Zaev said on Thursday, answering a question whether he could guarantee that the latest materials hadn’t come from SDSM. As the PM added, most of the materials concerned the opposition, civil society, businesspersons, religious communities and other stakeholders, as well as the then-government. “I expect ...

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Zaev to return PM mandate if Macedonia fails to Get date for Negotiations

If Macedonia doesn’t get a date to start membership negotiations with the EU by this summer, PM Zoran Zaev will return the mandate. On Thursday, he also announced that among the options are early parliamentary elections and assuming responsibility for an unsuccessful process, too. The PM remains optimistic that EU members will at the Summit in July reward the reforms ...

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El Cheka case: SPO says Materials on Facebook profile Don’t come From it

According to the Special Prosecutor’s Office (SPO), the conversations posted on El Cheka’s Facebook profile don’t come from it. As it was explained in a press-release on Thursday, all materials at the SPO’s disposal are kept in accordance with strictly prescribed safety procedures that cover physical, administrative and information safety of the information. “At the same time, during the processing ...

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Bundestag ratifies Macedonia’s NATO Accession Protocol

The Bundestag ratified on Thursday Macedonia’s NATO Accession Protocol, but MPs traded accusations over Macedonia’s road to EU membership negotiations, Deutsche Welle reported the same day. Opposition MP Juergen Trittin made the situation tenser by saying that there was a clash within the frameworks of the German government itself over Macedonia’s integration path. He added that he suspected the German ...

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FM Dimitrov and Deputy PM Osmani pay Working visit to Paris

On Thursday, Deputy PM for European Affairs Bujar Osmani and FM Nikola Dimitrov paid a working visit to Paris. They had separate meetings with Amelie de Montchalin, State Secretary for European Affairs, at the French Foreign Ministry, and with Clement Beaune, Europe Adviser to President Emmanuel Macron. At the meetings, Osmani and Dimitrov underlined the importance of the latest Progress ...

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EU Ambassador Zbogar reiterates Juncker’s stand on Date issue

On Thursday, the EU Ambassador to Macedonia, Samuel Zbogar, reiterated the stands made two days prior by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker regarding the issue of a start of negotiations. “I cannot say much more than what was said two days ago by the Commission’s President, who highlighted that the country was ready to make the next steps and also ...

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Road Conditions, 07.06.2019

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on dry 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 are ...

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Zaev: Potential delay of Decision on negotiations to Put government in Danger

According to PM Zoran Zaev, the EU potentially delaying the decision on membership negotiations will put the government in Macedonia in danger. As he said in Brussels on Wednesday, when it comes to each decision concerning enlargement, the Bundestag must previously give a green light. “The Bundestag must send a message, if they don’t make a decision at the session ...

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