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Sweden yet to decide upon Extradition of Davidkovski

Citing the Embassy of Sweden to Macedonia as source, the daily newspaper Nezavisen Vesnik reports that Dejan Davidkovski remains in custody in Sweden, after several media reported that Sweden refused to extradite him to Macedonia. Davidkovski is one of the defendants in the case focusing on the incidents in the Parliament from 27 April 2017. “The procedure is similar like ...

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PM Zaev on “Racketeering” Case: All responsible shall face Justice

The PM Zoran Zaev commented at a press conference on Tuesday evening at the Club of MPs in Skopje on the recent events and “La Verita” recordings related to the “Racketeering” case. In the last recording published by “La Verita”, suspect Bojan Jovanovski tells businessman Orce Kamcev that he will meet PM Zaev in relation to his prosecution in the ...

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Prosecutor Stefanova provides Statement for “Racketeering” Case

The Prosecutor from the Special Public Prosecution (SPO) Lile Stefanova went on Tuesday to the Public Prosecution for Organised Crime to provide statement as a witness in the “Racketeering” case. Stefanova was mentioned in one of the recordings published by the Italian newspaper “La Verita” in relation to the case, and she is also processing the “Empire” case of SPO ...

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Norwegian Chief of Defence, Admiral Hanssen visits Macedonia

A delegation of the Armed Forces of the Kingdom of Norway headed by Defence Chief Admiral Haakon Bruun-Hanssen paid an official visit to Macedonia on Tuesday. Hanssen was welcome with all military formalities by the Chief of Staff of the Macedonian Army, General Vasko Gjurcinovski and the Deputy PM and Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska. At the meeting with Sekerinska, Hanssen ...

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Gaiser: Zaev is the Problem in Macedonia, his Political Career is over

The “La Verita” journalist Laris Gaiser, who published the recordings related to the “Racketeering” case in Macedonia, commented on the situation in Macedonia related to this case in an interview for the Italian radio Capodistria. “I did not sleep because I was afraid the people involved in this scandal will deny their participation, but they all admitted it so far. ...

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Government forms Team for Combating Corruption and Crime

The Macedonian government adopted a decision at a session held on Tuesday for establishment of an operative team for combating corruption and organised crime. The team will be chaired by Deputy PM and Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski, and among its members will be Deputy Interior Minister Agim Nuhiu, Justice Minister Renata Deskoska, Head of the Public Security Bureau Saso Tasevski, ...

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Pendarovski: There must be Responsibility for “Racketeering” Case

The President of Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski addressed the nation via a press conference on Monday. Pendarovski commented on the recent events related to the “Racketeering” case and the recordings published by Italian newspaper “La Verita”. “We are witnesses of a major affair which is shaking the pillars of important state institutions. I must say that I am disappointed with all ...

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SPO Prosecutor Josifovska provides Statement on “Racketeering” Case

Prosecutor Elizabeta Josifovska from the Special Public Prosecution (SPO) went on Monday to the basic Public Prosecution (PPO) in order to provide a statement in relation to the “Racketeering” case. Josifovska recently confirmed that her signature is on the document that returns the passport to the “Empire” case defendant and “Racketeering” case witness, businessman Orce Kamcev. Josifovska said that in ...

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US Ambassador Byrnes comments on “Racketeering” Case Events

The US Ambassador to Macedonia Kate Marie Byrnes reacted via Twitter to the recent events and publications of recordings related to the “Racketeering” case. Quoting the tweet of EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn from the other day, Byrnes says that now is the right time for Macedonia to demonstrate its pledges for rule of the laws. “As we have said ...

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Gaiser announces New Publications on “Racketeering” Case for Tuesday

The Italy-based journalist Laris Gaiser, who is the author of the articles in Italian newspaper “La Verita” including recordings related to the “Racketeering” case, announced on his Facebook profile revelation of new details about the case on Tuesday. “On 13 August 2019 at around 11:00 a.m. the Italian radio station Capodistria will do a live broadcast of new facts, and ...

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