Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Expatriates in Canada Say There aren’t Travel Certificates

Expatriates in Canada have told Telma that the Consulate in Toronto has informed them there aren’t travel certificates for those with passports that are not valid. “The Consulate told us that they will have ‘most probably’ arrived by 22 February. No medium is covering this,” a viewer said in an e-mail to the TV station on Monday, asking whether the ...

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Demiri and Bajrami Elected Ministers

On Monday, Parliament elected Ilir Demiri and Naim Bajrami as Health Minister and Information Society and Administration Minister, respectively. However, the session was marked by accusations not only over the election, but also over other topics. Caretaker PM Talat Xhaferi said regarding Ilir Demiri that his work in the health sector spoke volumes. Regarding Bajrami, he said he was a ...

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President Pendarovski and US Ambassador Aggeler Hold Meeting

On Monday, President Stevo Pendarovski met with US Ambassador Angela Aggeler. They discussed political events in the country since the formation of the caretaker cabinet and on the eve of the elections, as well as the overall development of bilateral relations between the two countries. In continuity, North Macedonia pays particular attention to the development of friendly relations and bilateral ...

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Road Conditions 12.02.2024

Traffic on state roads is ongoing in winter conditions, on mostly dry roads. All road routes in the country are passable. Smaller landslides may occur on certain road routes that pass through gorges and cuts. JP Makedonijapat appeals for careful management of the vehicles, respect for the posted traffic signals, as well as adjustment of the speed according to the ...

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Alliance for Albanians Central Assembly with Initiative for Dismissal of Taravari

At today’s meeting of the Central Assembly of Alliance for Albanians, an initiative was launched to dismiss Arben Taravari as party leader, Ziadin Sela, who, according to the Statute, heads the Assembly, pointed out on Saturday. “We were waiting for him to come where he belongs, which is at this Assembly, as the highest organ between two Congress sessions. He ...

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Taravari Delivers Address at Party Gathering in Gostivar

On Saturday, Alliance for Albanians leader Arben Taravari delivered an address at a party gathering in Gostivar. “The change will happen and nobody is able to stop it,” he stated. Asked whether he would officially enter a coalition with the ethnic Albanian opposition bloc, he said he would meet the leaders next week in order for them to decide when ...

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Parliament Dismisses Alliance for Albanians’ Mexhiti and Aliu as Ministers

On Friday, before midnight, Parliament dismissed Fatmir Mexhiti and Azir Aliu, both of who are part of Alliance for Albanians and support party leader Arben Taravari, as Minister of Health and Minister of Information Society and Administration, respectively. As caretaker PM Talat Xhaferi said during the session, the decision is not being made for professional reasons, that is, it is ...

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New Reactions to Dismissals of Mexhiti and Aliu

On Saturday, despite the dismissal of Azir Aliu, SDSM leader and ex-PM Dimitar Kovacevski praised the ex-Minister of Information Society and Administration. “We had excellent cooperation with Azir Aliu,” the ex-PM said, describing him as a top professional. As he added, his scientific works on Google Scholar confirm Aliu’s quality. Regarding Fatmir Mexhiti, however, Kovacevski said he had functioned “as ...

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Kovacevski: Taravari not Key Player to Country’s Future

On Saturday, commenting on the developments related to Alliance for Albanians, SDSM leader and ex-PM Dimitar Kovacevski said the EU integration road couldn’t be limited to the issue of whether Arben Taravari has left the Government to join the opposition. As he added, Taravari is not a key player to the country’s future and he has his own political calculations. ...

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Kurti Says There were Threats against Him during Stay in Skopje

Kosovo’s public broadcaster, RTK, reported that during his stay in Skopje, on Friday and Saturday, there were strict security measures for Kosovan PM Albin Kurti due to information that there would be an assassination attempt. The Kosovan PM confirmed on Saturday that there had been threats against him during his stay in Skopje coming from individuals and structures that, as ...

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