Author Archives: Sasko Golov

US Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan visits Macedonia

The US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan paid an official visit to Macedonia on Tuesday. Sullivan was welcomed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov, who introduced him to the ongoing reformation processes in Macedonia for the country’s accession in NATO and the EU. Sullivan welcomed Macedonia’s efforts for establishing friendly relations with all neighbouring countries, reaffirming the ...

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PMs Zaev and Tsipras officially nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev and the Greek PM Alexis Tsipras will be officially nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for their achievements in the resolution of the name dispute between the two countries. The official nomination, revealed at a press conference at FON University in Skopje, will be filed to the committee in Oslo by previous Nobel Peace Prize ...

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Romanian Delegate-Minister Ciamba in official visit of Macedonia

The Romanian Delegate-Minister for European Affairs George Ciamba visited Macedonia on Tuesday. During the day, Ciamba first met Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov, with whom he spoke about the European Perspectives of Macedonia during the Romanian presidency of the European Council, which starts on 1 January 2019. Dimitrov told Ciamba that Macedonia is working hard on the implementation of all necessary ...

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Mogherini invites PM Zaev to Informal Meeting in Brussels

The High Representative of EU for Security and Foreign Policy Federica Mogherini invited PM Zoran Zaev as well as other heads of states from West Balkans to an informal meeting in Brussels, Deutsche Welle in Macedonian reports. Mogherini has officially invited all PMs of the countries of the West Balkans, except in the case of Kosovo and Serbia, where instead ...

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Road Conditions, 19.12.2018

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on patches of wet roads. Roadway A3 Kamenica-Delcevo is closed because of greater rockslides. 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 – ...

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Zaev and Tsipras to be Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Bouchamaoui

PM Zoran Zaev and his Greek counterpart, Alexis Tsipras, will on Tuesday in Skopje be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by 2015 winner Ouided Bouchamaoui. Three years ago, Bouchamaoui was one of the four recipients representing the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet. The nomination will be presented at a ceremony that will be held at 11 am at FON University, ...

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UN Sec Gen Guterres praises Skopje-Athens name Deal

In his address at the 18th Doha Forum, UN Sec Gen Antonio Guterres said the Prespa Agreement was an example of peacefully resolving transnational disputes. “The deal between Athens and Skopje is a successful example of transnational efforts to close contentious issues,” he pointed out, adding that it would benefit the whole Balkan region. The UN Sec Gen also called ...

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Trial over 27 April case Continues

The trial over the 27 April 2017 attacks in Parliament continued on Monday. One of the defendants, Aleksandar Vasilevski, to back his previous testimony, proposed additional evidence that, in his view, should be presented in court but without the public being present. As he said, it’s about 115 audio recordings and 20 photographs. Judge Dobrila Kacarska said the Council would ...

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Deskoska: New extradition Request for Grujevski and Boskoski being Translated

The main arguments the Justice Ministry will use to request for Goran Grujevski and Nikola Boskoski to be extradited from Greece is to refute the Greek Court’s arguments regarding the pardons granted by President Gjorge Ivanov, according to Minister Renata Deskoska. As she pointed out on Monday, a new extradition request is ready and its translation is underway in accordance ...

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Trajkovski talks About meeting With Gruevski in Budapest

Nikola Gruevski’s medical condition is great, Aleksandar Trajkovski, who was spotted on the photo with the former PM in Budapest, said on Monday. “He’s worried and doesn’t go out often,” he added. Asked by Fatime Fetai of the Special Prosecutor’s Office (SPO) why he’d gone to the Hungarian capital for the sinuses problem considering the weather there, too, was cold, ...

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