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Mickoski not to Attend Economic Council Session

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski will not be part of the Economic Council’s session on Wednesday to present the plan for dealing with the energy crisis. His stand is that there is no need to meet the same people from the Council who have so far not dealt with any crisis. Mickoski’s offer to save money and electricity, however, still stands. ...

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Counter Case: VMRO-DPMNE Continues to Level Accusations at Kovacevski

On Monday, VMRO-DPMNE MP Mile Lefkov presented new details of, as he said, the Counter case. According to the opposition party, PM Dimitar Kovacevski and his best man, Goranco Paunov, founded PiKCELL Group on 3 November 2017, five months after SDS had formed the government. “So, Zaev is the PM, SDS is in power, while Kovacevski immediately after that becomes ...

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Kovacevski Expects Apology from VMRO-DPMNE and Mickoski

PM and SDSM President Dimitar Kovacevski has said he expects an apology from VMRO-DPMNE and its leader, Hristijan Mickoski, over, as he said, the lies. He described on Monday that it as a desperate attempt to distract the public from the 136-million-euro corruption scandal involving Mickoski. As the PM added on Monday, Mickoski should apologise, not make his MPs to ...

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Grubi on Issue of Government Changes and DUI Fire Group Issue

According to Minister of Political System and Inter-Community Relations, Artan Grubi, who also serves as First Deputy PM, there will surely be a change in the frames of the Government as a result of Goran Milevski’s resignation and LDP’s proposal for him to be succeeded as Local Self-Government Minister by Risto Penov. As he pointed out on Monday, regarding any ...

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President Pendarovski Meets European Commission’s Ursula von der Leyen

The energy crisis and course of the screening process were the main topics at President Stevo Pendarovski’s meeting with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Pendarovski said he expected assistance from the Commission in terms of the European solidarity in dealing with the energy crisis. Regarding the EU road, North Macedonia’s President said that the country was ready to ...

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President Pendarovski Meets Counterpart Radev in Sofia

In the frames of his visit to Sofia, President Stevo Pendarovski met his Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev. They talked about the possibilities to further advance the political and economic relations between the two countries, as well as about the current challenges facing Europe as a result of the economic crisis. Pendarovski and Radev pledged for cooperation to be expanded in ...

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9 NATO Members’ Presidents Issue Statement over Annexation Issue

“We, Presidents of Central and Eastern Europe, countries whose leaders have visited Kyiv during the war and witnessed with their own eyes the effects of Russian aggression, cannot stay silent in the face of the blatant violation of international law by the Russian Federation,” presidents of several NATO members, including Stevo Pendarovski, say over, as they say, the Russian attempts ...

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Mickoski Invites Kovacevski to Debate on Energy and Heating Crisis

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski invited on Thursday PM Dimitar Kovacevski to a debate regarding his party’s proposal for overcoming the energy and heating crisis. According to the opposition leader, Kovacevski should name the time and place. The same day, answering a journalist’s question, Mickoski stated that he also demanded a meeting with the Government. Regarding the issue of parliamentary majority, ...

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Dissatisfied DUI Members Meet Ahmeti in Mala Recica

The dissatisfied members of DUI held a meeting with the party’s leader, Ali Ahmeti, in Mala Recica on Thursday. The first ones that met Ahmeti where the leadership and MPs from the Saraj branch. Those from Cair followed.  After the meeting, Saraj Mayor Blerim Bexheti posted a photo of him and Ahmeti, referring to the DUI leader as a friend. ...

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Western Balkans Discussed in Dendias-Borrell Phone Conversation

The developments in the Western Balkans and EU’s role, but also Greece’s readiness to contribute to stability in the region, were the topics discussed in the phone conversation between Josep Borrell, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, and the Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias. As Dendias said in a tweet, the EU should ...

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