Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Mickoski: Ruling Parties Want to Avoid Elections at All Costs

According to VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski, ruling parties want to avoid elections at all costs because, as he says, they are aware they will lose. Though his party’s not part of the working group for Electoral Code changes, Mickoski’s position is that deadlines are nearing, which may result in a constitutional crisis. The opposition front from the ethnic Albanian bloc, ...

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VMRO-DPMNE to Use 5,000 Amendments to Block Amnesty Law

VMRO-DPMNE will use 5,000 amendments in an attempt to block the amnesty law. The information was confirmed by the party for Sitel on Wednesday. “We plan a full blockade of this item at the session of Parliament tomorrow,” VMRO-DPMNE noted. On the other hand, Justice Minister Krenar Lloga will use photos of prisons to show the conditions there. It’s interesting ...

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Deal on Salary Increase for Employees of Courts and PPOs still not Reached

The second meeting between the Government and the Trade Union of Workers in the Administration, Judicial Bodies, and Associations of Citizens, held on Wednesday, didn’t see a deal reached either. There was no concrete proposal from the Government, the Union’s head, Trpe Deanoski, said. The demands have been a salary increase of 78% and reintroduction of salary supplements. Deanoski added ...

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PM Kovacevski and Ambassador Aggeler Sign MOU for Support over Strategy

On Wednesday, PM Dimitar Kovacevski and US Ambassador Angela Aggeler signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the US and North Macedonia Governments for expert support for authorities in Skopje in preparing a National Security Strategy. As the PM said, the cooperation over one of the most essential matters for North Macedonia represents just another confirmation of the strategic partnership ...

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Security Council Holds 19th Session

The 19th session of the Security Council, held on Wednesday, saw a discussion on the security situation in the country and the Euro-Atlantic region, President Stevo Pendarovski’s Cabinet said. Intelligence Agency Director Erold Musliu and National Security Agency Zarko Milosevski were part of the session as well. Relevant representatives of intuitions informed about current security issues related to the country ...

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Foreign Ministry Welcomes Decision to Open Rafah Crossing

The Foreign Ministry has welcomed the decision to open the Rafah crossing. “As we previously informed, our nationals located in Gaza are already on the lists for evacuation. We expect that to happen according to circumstances on the ground and the dynamism of evacuation, taking into account the big number of foreign nationals in Gaza that are part of this ...

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Road Conditions 01.11.2023

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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VMRO-DPMNE’s Mickoski Comments on Several Topics

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said on Tuesday he’d been informed that the government was preparing a new law protecting business secrets. In his view, the law is related to the Corridors project. “I think that’s related to a project they were saying was a business secret, while we were saying it was not. That’s the project for construction of the ...

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Xhaferi: Parties should Pay Attention to Legal Obligation from Przino Deal

Parties should pay attention to the legal obligation arising from the Przino deal, Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi, who’s part of DUI, says in an interview with TV21. As he adds, according to the current legislation, in the last 100 days of the Government’s term, a caretaker cabinet is formed, while the first date for potential parliamentary election is around 5 ...

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Albanian Opposition Front: DUI has Withdrawn from Constitutional Changes

According to the opposition front from the ethnic Albanian bloc (Alternative, BESA, and Democratic Movement), DUI has withdrawn from the constitutional changes process because the party’s priority is to hold on to its position after the elections too. On Tuesday, Democratic Movement’s Bashkim Asani asked: “Did von der Leyen find out that DUI was asking for an extended government after ...

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