Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Road Conditions, 13.11.2018

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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Constitutional Issues Committee adopts 2nd, 3rd and 4th draft Amendment

On Friday, the Parliament’s Constitutional Issues Committee adopted the text of the second draft amendment, according to which ASNOM’s decisions in the Constitution will be replaced with the Proclamation. The Ohrid Framework Agreement, too, is becoming part of the Constitution. At the session, VMRO-DPMNE’s MPs criticised the text, whereas SDSM considers that there is nothing problem with the inclusion of ...

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Former PM Gruevski still not in Prison

Former PM Nikola Gruevski is still not in prison. On Friday, last working day of the week, the Criminal Court had an unsuccessful attempt to submit the decision on the two-year prison sentence in the Tank case to him. Court submitters didn’t found Gruevski in his home. His wife, Borkica, told him he had gone out. That means that the ...

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Gruevski’s MP Mandate not Taken Away

On Friday, Nikola Gruevski’s MP mandate wasn’t taken away because there were just 58 votes, that is, 22 fewer than what was needed. The eight MPs from the opposition who had at the end of October supported the constitutional changes procedure weren’t present during the vote. 29 VMRO-DPMNE MPs voted against, but nobody wanted to discuss the matter. “We don’t ...

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30-day Detention Measure for Five Persons Including Kamcev in New SPO Case

A 30-day detention measure has been ordered for five suspects in the new case opened by the Special Prosecutor’s Office (SPO), dubbed “Empire”, Jordan Kamcev, Cvetan Pandeleski, Nenad Josifovic, Zorica Arsovska and Todor Mircevski, who were questioned on Friday before a judge in a previous judge. Prosecutors Katica Janeva and Lile Stefanovska picked up the decisions on the detention orders ...

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Parliament Rejects Request to Put Draft Amnesty Law on Agenda

On Friday, Parliament rejected the request from VMRO-DPMNE parliamentary group coordinator Nikola Dimovski for the party’s draft law to pardon persons charged, suspected and convicted in the case concerning the 27 April 2017 attacks to be part of the 65th session. “Six-seven laws in a shortened procedure about which we weren’t informed have become part of the agenda, but our ...

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Road Conditions, 12.11.2018

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on dry roads. Moderate traffic outside urban areas. No delays at border crossings, except the necessary period for customs formalities. Landslides are possible along the roads of Kocani – Makedonska Kamenica – Delcevo, Vinica – Berovo, Gostivar – Straza, Mavrovo – Debar – Struga, Demir Kapija – Udovo, Katlanovo – Veles, Krusevo ...

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Constitutional Issues Committee adopts first Draft amendment

On Thursday, the Constitutional Committee Issues adopted the first draft amendment for a change of the Constitution, with 10 votes in favour and five against. The draft amendment proposes a replacement of “the Republic of Macedonia” with the new name everywhere in the Constitution except in Article 36, where there is a historical aspect. The debate on the second draft ...

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PM Zaev comments on Several topics

Regarding Article 36 of the Constitution, where the new name will not replace the current one in the document, to which there have been reactions from Greece, PM Zoran Zaev said on Thursday those were historical parts in the Constitution itself. “The Greek side understands that,” he pointed out. As regards Wednesday’s protest outside the Criminal Court and calls for ...

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Tank case: Criminal Court receives All appeals Against decision on Gruevski

All appeals against the decision of the judge for execution of sanctions in the case of former PM Nikola Gruevski have arrived, the Criminal Court confirmed on Thursday. As it added, the three-deadline deadline in which the Criminal Council needs to make a decision on the appeals would start on Friday. Gruevski was on Thursday supposed to report to serve ...

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