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Government adopts Information on Implementation of Prespa Agreement

The Government of Macedonia adopted on its 117th session on Tuesday evening the information for implementation of the Prespa Agreement. The plan for the implementation of this agreement predicts a set of measures and activities to be conducted by the government and state institutions prescribed in the texts of the Amendments 33, 34, 35 and 36 to the Constitution of ...

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Tsipras: Prespa Agreement secures Peace, Solidarity, Friendship

The Greek PM Alexis Tsipras released a statement after receiving the not for his and Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev’s official nomination for this year’s Nobel Peace prize by previous laureate of the prize Wided Bouchamaoui. “The Prespa Agreement that was recently adopted by both the Parliaments in Skopje and in Athens contributes to the maintaining of the peace, coexistence, solidarity ...

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TI: Macedonia 93rd in World according to Corruption Index

In its latest report on corruption, Transparency International (TI) says that Macedonia has made more efforts in the fight against corruption ranking the country on the 93rd place as opposed to 107th a year ago. The report however, also notes that Macedonia still needs to work on the implementation of rule of law, pointing out that the country still lives ...

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Joveski: Recordings of Gruevski’s Escape through Albanian probably erased

State Prosecutor Ljubomir Joveski said Tuesday they have not received the video recordings from Albania related to the escape of former PM Nikola Gruevski. Regarding the international legal assistance that was requested from the Albanian judicial authorities, it has not been provided and we do not have the recordings, said Joveski. He said there are several aspects covered in the ...

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Road Conditions, 30.01.2019

The Vice-PMs of the Macedonian Government, Radmila Sekerinska, Bujar Osmani, Nikola Dimitrov and Oliver Spasovski held on Tuesday a press conference related to Macedonia’s integration in EU. “We’re expecting to have our own seat in NATO in the next two weeks and I expect this to spark positive reactions in the country. The process of reconciliation and building friendships in ...

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PMs Zaev and Tsipras officially nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2019

The Government of Macedonia announced on Monday that the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Tunisian businesswoman Wided Bouchamaoui notified Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev via letter that he and Greek PM Alexis Tsipras are officially nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019. “In this process and a brave visionary action which solidify the dialogue, the trust and the basis for ...

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Kocijancic: Macedonia has clear Path towards EU

EC Spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic, answering a question in relation to a statement by the main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis saying Greece would retain the control of Macedonia’s accession process and should not give up its right to veto, underlined Macedonia’s clear path towards EU membership. “The EU perspective is very present, the Council last year set forth a clear path ...

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Vice-PM Osmani visits Romania, meets PM Dancila

The Vice-PM for European Affairs Bujar Osmani paid on Monday an official visit to Romania, where he met the Romanian PM Viorica Dancila. Starting from January 2019, Romania officially took over the Presidency with the EU. “Allow me to convince you that as a country with status of a candidate for EU membership, we shall make our best contribution to ...

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French President Macron welcomes Prespa Agreement adoption

Official Paris welcomes the ratification of the Prespa Agreement in Greece’s Parliament. “I salute the vote on the Prespa Agreement. It’s an example of courage and unity for Europe,” France’s President Emmanuel Macron posted on his Twitter account. France’s minister for Europe and foreign affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian, welcomed the ratification as well. “This essential political step will permit the ...

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Lithuanian FM Linkevicius in Official Visit of Macedonia

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius paid an official visit to Macedonia on Monday. Linkevicius had a meeting with the Speaker of the Macedonian Parliament Talat Xhaferi, with whom he exchanged opinions on the bilateral cooperation between Macedonia and Lithuania so far, focusing on their partnership on the integration in the EU as part of the Vilnius ...

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