Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Mickoski: Government to See it doesn’t Have Two-Thirds Majority

In an interview with Sitel on Thursday, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said on Thursday that he didn’t expect anything spectacular at Friday’s session of Parliament. “As early as the adoption of the agenda, the majority, that is, the Government of SDSM and DUI will see that it doesn’t have a two-thirds majority,” the opposition leader said. One of the MPs ...

Read More »

PM: Project Such as Tetovo-Prizren Road can Be only Carried out by Government

Commenting on the meeting between DUI leader Ali Ahmeti and Kosovan Infrastructure Minister Liburn Aliu, PM Dimitar Kovacevski said on Thursday everyone could talk about building a road. “However, a project such as connecting Tetovo and Prizren can be carried out only by the Government,” he noted. According to Kovacevski, Transport and Communications Minister Blagoj Bocvarski was not in Skopje ...

Read More »

Gashi, Kasami, and Mexhiti Call on Xhaferi to Put Changes up for Vote Right away

Alternative leader Afrim Gashi, BESA leader Bilall Kasami, and Democratic Movement leader Izet Mexhiti have called on Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi to put the proposal for starting constitutional changes up for a vote right away. As they said on Thursday, if there is no two-thirds majority, Parliament should be dissolved and early elections should be held, while the next composition ...

Read More »

Everyone should Know Truth, PM Says Regarding Tetovo Hospital Fire

When it comes to the 2021 Tetovo modular hospital fire, PM Dimitar Kovacevski said on Thursday everyone should know the truth. Regarding Ljubomir Joveski, the PM added the Chief Public Prosecutor was a true professional. As he noted, Parliament had competences to ask him questions about the investigation into the fire. The Government will pay for the modular hospitals once ...

Read More »

Road Conditions 17.08.2023

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.

Read More »

Kasami: Misdemeanour Charges Unreasonable

Tetovo Mayor and BESA leader Bilall Kasami said on Wednesday the misdemeanour charges over the developments during Kosovan PM Albin Kurti’s visit were unreasonable. According to him, iconography such as that during the concert was present before, but nobody was penalised. “After police had summoned me, tens of friends and activities sent to me around 10 videos where there is ...

Read More »

Ambassador Hovenier: US Supports neither Greater Albania nor Greater Serbia

Commenting on Kosovan PM Albin Kurti’s visit to North Macedonia, the US Ambassador to Kosovo, Jeff Hovenier, said his country supported neither Greater Serbia nor Greater Albania. As he added, every attempt to change borders in the Balkans would be counter-productive and destabilising. “The US strongly supports the territorial integrity of all Western Balkan countries, including Kosovo,” he is quoted ...

Read More »

Taravari: Initiative to Change Street Names in Gostivar Failed due to Badinter

Gostivar Mayor and Alliance for Albanians leader Arben Taravari would like to follow the example of Cair and rename streets in his Municipality. However, the so-called Badinter principle (double majority) when it comes to voting within the Council prevents him from doing so. Taravari adds that there was in Gostivar, too, an initiative to change names of streets. The Gostivar ...

Read More »

VMRO-DPMNE Reiterates Stand on Constitutional Changes

After VMRO-DPMNE’s coordination meeting on Wednesday, the party’s Parliamentary Group Coordinator, Nikola Micevski, said constitutional changes “under a Bulgarian dictate” were not possible. “We will not support that,” he added. VMRO-DPMNE will reiterate the stand also at the plenary session in the frames of Parliament. According to Micevski, the government’s been exposed and can only use lies and manipulations. “This ...

Read More »

VMRO-DPMNE Reacts to Zaharieva’s Comments

VMRO-DPMNE MP Antonio Milososki has reacted to ex-Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva comments regarding Bugarians in North Macedonia. As he said on Wednesday, Zaharieva should say whether the European Court of Human Rights’ judgments concerning Macedonians in Bulgaria were a reality. In Milososki’s view, Zaharieva, ex-Bulgarian PM Kiril Petkov, and Bulgaria’s President, Rumen Radev, are not that much to blame ...

Read More »