Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Kovacs: EU has no Authority to act against Asylum Decision for Gruevski

In an interview for the Hungarian TV “Echo” the Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Relations in the Cabinet of Viktor Orban Zoltan Kovacs reiterated the position of the Hungarian government that the decision to grant political asylum to former Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski is a legal and not political matter. “This is not a political matter, hence the ...

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Road Conditions, 03.12.2018

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

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EP recommends start of Membership Negotiations with Macedonia in June 2019

The European parliament (EP), with a great majority, reached a decision on Thursday’s session to recommend the EU to start the membership negotiations with Macedonia in June 2019. MEP Ivo Vajgl said that both Macedonia and the EU should fulfil the promises they made concerning the integration processes, and welcomed the adoption and implementation of the Prespa Agreement in both ...

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Szijjarto: Hungary did not organise Gruevski’s escape from Macedonia

The Hungarian minister of Foreign Affairs Peter Szijjarto denied the claims in certain media that the Hungarian government helped former Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski to escape Macedonia. “We met Gruevski first time when he came to the Hungarian Embassy in Tirana. We have not assisted him to leave Macedonia in any manner and I find it scandalous that certain international ...

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Greek High School Students protest against Prespa Agreement

Thousands of high school students in Greece held protests in Thessaloniki against the Prespa Agreement between Macedonia and Greece. The students came to the Thessaloniki square with Greek flags and shouted offensive chants against Macedonia. The protests were organised by the Union of High School Students, but the Greek government suspects that the real organiser is the far-right party Golden ...

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Zaev: Joint Session of Macedonian. Bulgarian Government in December

The PM Zoran Zaev answered in the Parliament questions of the MPs concerning the implementation of the Good-Neighbourliness Agreement between Macedonia and Bulgaria. “In December, there will be a joint session of the governments of Macedonia and Bulgaria in Sofia, at which the mutual committee for implementation of the Goo-Neighbourliness Agreement will report about its work in the past period. ...

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MoI: Мan from Bitola admits destroying Border markers on South Border

The Regional Centre for control of the South border of Macedonia at the Macedonian Interior Ministry revealed that a 36-year old man from the village of Germijan near Bitola is responsible for the destruction and relocation of the stone border markers at the Macedonian-Greek border. The incident was first registered by Greek authorities on 23 November. As MoI reported, the ...

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Gjosevski: Crowd wanted to Attack Parliament President Veljanoski

The new hearing over the “27 April parliament Incidents” case held on Thursday saw the testimony of Goran Gjosevski, the Chief of Security of the former President of the Parliament of Macedonia Trajko Veljanoski. “In one moment, the crowd started looking for Veljanoski, with some people calling him a traitor for allowing intonation of a foreign country’s anthem in the ...

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MEPs Demand reaction of EC for Case with Gruevski’s Asylum

The MEP from the GreenLeft Judith Sargentini, who is the author of the amendment filed to the European Parliament (EP) concerning the asylum granted by Hungary to former PM of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski, says that if the amendment is adopted, it will be the official position of the EP concerning this issue. “It is very important for us to open ...

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Priebe: Macedonia willing to Implement Reforms

In an interview for Deutsche Welle (DW) in Macedonian, the German Law Expert and the Head of the Expert Groups in the European Commission for Macedonia Reinhard Priebe says that he is convinced that Macedonia is willing to implement all recommendations in terms of rule of law. “As a witness from the side, I am getting an impression that the ...

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