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SDSM and Their Kumanovo Mayor in a Dispute

Kumanovo Mayor Maksim Dimitrievski was tested negative for COVID-19, and returns back to work on Thursday. Commenting on the criminal charges filed against him for the violations of procedures for COVID-19 revealed few days ago, Dimitrievski said that he is being framed in this case, adding that it reminds him of the practices of the rule of the regime of ...

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In Past 24 Hours 21 New Cases of COVID-19, 2 Deaths and 38 Cured Patients

In the past 24 hour 279 citizens were tested for COVID-19, 21 turned out positive, 2 patients died, while 38 are registered as recovered, among them an 85-year old patient from Prilep. So far the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country is 1,442, of which 73 have died, while 627 were cured. Later on Wednesday, Caretaker PM Oliver ...

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US Donates 330,000 Dollars to Red Cross for Dealing with COVID-19

The United States provided a donation to Macedonia of additional 330,000 dollars via the US Agency for International Development (USAID). This donation, handed to the Red Cross, adds to 1.1 million dollars the US donated to Macedonia for dealing with COVID-19 crisis. Families of social risks will now get 4,200 food kits, 4,200 hygiene kits, 3,000 disinfection kits, and 1,000 ...

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Constitutional Court Suspends Government Decisions for Salary Cuts

The Constitutional Court of Macedonia decided at a session on Tuesday to temporary suspend the governmental decision for cutting of salaries of judges, prosecutors, MPs and other employees in state institutions in favour of gathering funds for dealing with the COVID-19 situation. The government adopted this regulation in order to save more budget funds for measures against COVID-19, and decided ...

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SDSM: PS Xhaferi to Officially Respond to Our Initiative for Parliament

SDSM announced on Tuesday that they will respect the decision of Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi in relation to their initiative for reassembling of the Macedonian Parliament, but still demand formal response on his behalf to the initiative they filed, signed by 35 MPs. “As MPs, we believe that the least that can be done in this case is for the ...

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Government: Curfew for Weekend Days between 14:00 and 05:00

The Government of Macedonia adopted at a session held on Tuesday a regulation related to the curfew for the upcoming prolonged weekend. According to the regulation, the curfew on 1, 2 and 3 May 2020 will start every day at 14:00 and will end at 05:00 the next day. When it comes to the specific age groups for these three ...

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PS Xhaferi: Parliament Can Be Reassembled Only After Election

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi said during the talk show “Click Plus” on TV21 that the Parliament of Macedonia can assemble again only after successful parliamentary election. “Only the people of this country can reassemble the Parliament now, i.e. we can constitute the Parliament only after we have successful parliamentary election. Any other attempt for reassembling the Parliament equals a coup ...

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Borissov: We Recognise Language Listed in Your Constitution

In an interview for Sitel TV, Bulgarian PM Boyko Borissov commented the recent publication of a Bulgarian document annexed to the report of the EU General Affairs Council that official Sofia will condition the accession of Macedonia in the EU with the denomination of the Macedonian language. “Our country cannot order or ban the usage of any language in your ...

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Filipce: First Treatment with Ozone Fumigation on Tuesday

Health Minister Venko Filipce said at an online press conference that starting on Tuesday patients with COVID-19 hospitalised at the 8 September Hospital in Skopje will be treated with method of ozone fumigation. “This treatment was already applied in several other countries and turned out rather positive results. Our doctors ran some analyses of the results from these countries, and ...

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Pendarovski: Party Leaders’ Meeting Probably Around First Half of May

The Office of the President of Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski reported on Saturday that Pendarovski intends to call on the leaders of the greatest political parties in Macedonia for a party leader’s meeting around the first half of May. According to Pendarovski’s Office, main points of discussion at this meeting would be the further proceedings of political processes in the country, ...

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