Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Foreign Minister Osmani Meets NATO’s Javier Colomina

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On Wednesday, Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani met with NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy Javier Colomina, who’s also the Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia. The meeting focused on the security situation in the Western Balkans. The need for synchronised action by NATO and the EU in the region aiming at speeding up ...

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Road Conditions 08.11.2023

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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Kumanovo Municipality: Memorial Complex in Sopot Illegal Facility

The marble depicting the Greater Albania flag was removed on Tuesday from the KLA memorial complex opened several prior in Sopot village, located in the Kumanovo region. The complex was closed, too, on Tuesday. According to Kumanovo Municipality, it’s an illegal facility. The name of the one behind it cannot be found in any documentation. Local authorities have announced that ...

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Mickoski again Condemns KLA Memorial Complex Issue

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said on Tuesday that the ethnic-chauvinist and nationalist messages coming from DUI should be condemned. “To distract from the crime they’re committing, they’re sending nationalist messages like these,” he said regarding the KLA memorial complex in Sopot. Regarding the elections, Mickoski and PM Dimitar Kovacevski are still divided, that is, the former believes the two processes ...

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PM Kovacevski on Gruevski and Zaev Issues

On Tuesday, commenting on the issue of ex-PM Nikola Gruevski, PM Dimitar Kovacevski said that he needed to return to North Macedonia to be brought to justice according to the country’s laws and verdicts from independent judicial organs. Asked whether he was facing pressures for reintroduction of ex-President Gjroge Ivanov’s pardons for conditions to be created for a Gruevski return ...

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Lloga Levels Accusations at Judicial Council and Kumanovo Court’s Manev

In an interview with TV21 on Monday, Justice Minister Krenar Lloga said Snezana Manev had been re-elected Kumanovo Court President even though she hadn’t passed the integrity test. “This Judge failed the integrity test and was allowed to again head the Court. Yesterday, such a test was held for candidates. Those who didn’t pass it were eliminated,” Lloga pointed out. ...

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Working Group Adopts Electoral Code Changes

On Tuesday, the working group adopted the Electoral Code changes. However, it failed to adjust stands on political advertising. The Media Agency had proposed for there to be no political advertising, unlike the Statue Audit Office. The changes concern also funding of parties and protection of the right to vote, on the basis of OSCE/ODIHR recommendations. The draft-changes had previously ...

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Commissioner Varhelyi on Enlargement Issue

In a post on X (formerly Twitter) regarding the EU Ambassadors Conference 2023, EU Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi wrote on Tuesday: “EU enlargement became our strategic reply to bring peace, stability & prosperity in a fragmented world”. In the same post, the Commissioner mentions the issue of offering a credible accession path. “We have to offer a credible accession path ...

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Road Conditions 07.11.2023

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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Foreign Minister Osmani Comments on Several Topics

The evacuation of the two North Macedonia nationals, that is, the married couple that’s still in Gaza has been delayed, Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani said on Monday. The reason for that is the bombing of the Rafah crossing and its temporary closure for evacuation of foreign nationals. According to Osmani, a third North Macedonia national is in Gaza, too, but ...

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