Author Archives: Sasko Golov

VMRO-DPMNE Leader Mickoski in Interview with VoA Macedonian

In an interview with Voice of America (VoA) Macedonian, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan MIckoski says that so far, he hasn’t had any official confirmation about the elections date issue, nor has there been any confirmation whether the two election processes would be held simultaneously. He reiterates his stand that there should be simultaneous elections. Mickoski points to the start of May ...

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Mickoski and Kovacevski on Caretaker Cabinet Issue and Other Topics

Opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski has reiterated his stand that a caretaker cabinet is not a response to the needs of citizens, that it doesn’t contribute to a better future of the country, and that the concept should be abolished. He believes that interventions are needed to both the Law on Government and the Electoral Code for the concept to be ...

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Judicial Council and Minister Lloga Trade New Accusations

Commenting on the public stand by Justice Minister Krenar Lloga, who, citing conflict of interest, has asked the Judicial Council to exempt member Loreta Gjorgjieva from the Commission of Rapporteurs following a filed request to determine a judge’s liability, the Council said on Tuesday it honestly believed the Minister was familiar with the Judicial Council Law’s provisions, especially those part ...

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Road Conditions 28.11.2023

Traffic on state roads runs smoothly, on dry roads. At certain roads going through ravines, minor rockslides are possible. The MAKEDONIJAPAT PE calls for careful driving and adjustment of the speed to the conditions of the road. The MAKEDONIJAPAT PE’s on-call teams are constantly on-site and keep all roads passable.

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Lavrov to Come to Skopje, Bulgaria Opens Airspace for Russian Airplane

Russian FM Sergey Lavrov announced on Monday that he will attend the OSCE ministerial Summit in Skopje if Bulgaria opens its airspace so that he can arrive and land in Skopje. “We have been invited by North Macedonia to attend the Ministerial Council, and it seems that Bulgaria had promised them that they will open their airspace for us. If ...

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Malta to Take Over OSCE Presidency in 2024

OSCE Chairperson Bujar Osmani announced on Monday that at a meeting including ambassadors of 57 OSCE member-states in Vienna, it has been officially decided that Malta will take over the OSCE presidency starting from 1 January 2024. “We bring good news; an agreement has been reached. The decision for the Maltese presidency over OSCE will be officially confirmed at the ...

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Xhaferi: Parties Yet to Reach Agreement over Elections on 8 May 2024

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi said on Monday that if the parliamentary elections in 2024 take place on 8 May, the caretaker government will start functioning at the end of January, the election will be declared on 27 or 28 February, while a new political government will be established as late as the end of June. “These dates and deadline swill ...

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Taravari: If Constitutional Changes Aren’t Adopted, AA May Leave Government

Leader of the Alliance for Albanians (AA) Arben Taravari said for the ClickPlus show on TV21 that if the constitutional changes are not adopted, AA may leave the ruling alliance. “In the moment when they all give up and conclude there will be no constitutional changes, it is our obligation as a party to assemble the central board and decide ...

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Georgiev: If EU Mission Says So, Judicial Council Will be Dissolved

President of the Judicial Council Sasko Georgiev said in an interview for MTV1 that if the Evaluation Mission of the EU reaches a conclusion that the Judicial Council should be dissolved, they will respect that decision. “Nothing lasts forever. If there are real indications that the dissolution of the current Judicial Council would bring changes for the better, then I’d ...

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SDSM: VMRO-DPMNE Abuses Oncology Clinic Scandal for Political Motives

MPs from SDSM members of the Standing Inquiry Committee over the Oncology Clinic addressed fierce criticism at the committee president Rashela Mizrahi after the session held on Monday. The SDSM MPs disagree with the conclusion promoted by Mizrahi at the session, claiming she reached the conclusions without consulting the rest of the committee members, and accused her and the rest ...

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