Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Koumoutsakos: New Democracy would negotiate for New Agreement in future

The member of the Greek opposition Giorgos Koumoutsakos says in an interview for the Greek newspaper “Real News” that New Democracy will never support the Prespa Agreement. “If the current ruling majority in Greece fails to adopt the agreement, it will leave room for further negotiations, in which we can preserve our national interests better and remove any opportunity for ...

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Debates over Prespa Agreement held in Tetovo and Stip

The last two debates organised by the government focusing on the Prespa Agreement and the constitutional changes were held on Monday, one in Tetovo and one in Stip. At the debate in Tetovo, the Speaker of the Macedonian parliament Talat Xhaferi explained the further procedures in the adoption of the amendments for changes to the Constitution of Macedonia. “The public ...

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Road Conditions, 11.12.2018

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on wet roads. Melting snow on and around the roads can be found in the areas Popova Sapka, Stracin, Straza and Mavrovo. 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 ...

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PM Zaev meets Portuguese Counterpart Costa

The PM Zoran Zaev, during his official visit to Portugal for the Congress of the Party of European Socialists, met the Portuguese PM Antonio Costa, making this the first ever meeting between PMs of the two countries. At the meeting, Zaev informed Costa about the ongoing political events in Macedonia and the entire Balkan region, accenting the positive approach of ...

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Karakachanov: Macedonian language does not exist

The Bulgarian Vice-PM and Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov reacted with a Facebook post to the statement of Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev that the Prespa Agreement is undisputable and that it will allow Macedonian language to be taught in Greece. “I will not allow compromises on behalf of Bulgaria which will result in falsification of history. The Macedonian language does not ...

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Mitsotakis: Recognising Macedonian Language is National Setback

The leader of the Greek opposition party New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis accused Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and his government for “making a setback where no other Greek politician dared to make it,” insinuating to the Prespa Agreement and the recognition of Macedonian ethnicity and language. “In a situation where all previous Greek governments were saying “no”, this one headed by ...

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Sekerinska: NATO membership will help us, but will not resolve our problems

The Vice-PM and Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska opened on Friday the debate organised by the Institute for European Policies titled “Between facts and fiction – what NATO membership will bring to Macedonia”. “All 29 NATO member-states agree that Macedonia is ready to become the alliance’s 30th member. This is definitely something we are to be proud of, but still the ...

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President Ivanov: I am not involved in 27 April Parliament Incidents

The President of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov addressed the nation on Friday evening, following the testimonies of some of the defendants in the “27 April Parliament Incidents” case, which claimed that he is involved in the entire scenario for the incidents. “As President of Macedonia, I pointed out the Administration for Security and Counterintelligence (UBK) as the centre that generates all ...

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Road Conditions, 10.12.2018

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on wet roads, with muddy snow on roads on higher altitudes through the country. Morning snow in the areas Popova Sapka, Stracin, Straza and Mavrovo. Poor visibility reported around the mountain pass Straza because of fog, with 20-30m visibility. Certain roadways passing through valleys and canyons can be susceptible to light rockslides, ...

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