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Zaev: Reforms achieved so far strong Arguments for EU Membership Talks

The PM Zoran Zaev remains optimistic that the EU will determine a date for start of membership negotiations with Macedonia this June. “I have just arrived from Berlin following meetings with German chancellor Merkel and French president Macron. We have big friends in Europe. This year, the country not will become a NATO member, but it will also launch accession ...

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Mexhiti: We will secure 80,000 votes for Pendarovski

The vice-president of DUI and Head of the Electoral Headquarters for support of presidential candidate Stevo Pendarovski, Izet Mexhiti, said in a press conference that DUI will secure around 80,000 votes for Pendarovski in the 2nd round of the 2019 presidential election. “The citizens of Albanian ethnicity usually do not vote for presidential candidates of Macedonian ethnicity in the 1st ...

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Mickoski: Worker’s Rights not respected in Macedonia

The leader of VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski congratulated in a press conference the International Labour Day (1 May) to all citizens of Macedonia.“My dear citizens, we are currently living in a time in which the rights of workers all over Macedonia are abused and not respected at all. We witness of numerous cases of people working in inhumane conditions, while the ...

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Merkel, Macron praise Prespa Agreement and Macedonia’s Progress

  The informal summit of the EU and West Balkans kicked off in Berlin on Monday afternoon. The summit is organised by the heads of state of France and Germany, Emanuel Macron and Angela Merkel respectively. At the opening of the summit, both Merkel and macron welcomed the progress made by Macedonia processes for its integration in the EU. “We ...

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PM Zaev attends EU, West Balkans Summit in Berlin

The PM Zoran Zaev attends in Berlin the informal summit of the EU and the West Balkans, where he met German Chancellor Angela Merkel, with whom he discussed the Prespa Agreement and Macedonia’s integration in the EU. “The cooperation, friendship and reforms our government implements stand as serious and positive arguments for the EU to determine date for start of ...

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Hahn: Delay of EU Talks with North Macedonia may destabilise West Balkans

The EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn says in an interview for the Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) that a delay in the processes leading to start of membership negotiations with Macedonia and other countries in the West Balkans may destabilize the entire Balkan region. “Delaying the entire process, i.e. not recognising the progress the West Balkan countries shave made in their processes ...

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Vulin: Integration of Macedonia in NATO One Step closer to “Greater Albania”

The Serbian Defence Minister Aleksandar Vulin says in an interview for Russian TV “Russia 24” that once Macedonia becomes NATO member, Albanians will live in a single politically-secured area. “Macedonia recognised Kosovo and now constantly attacks Serbia in political context, even though great deal of its Western territory is under threat to be taken over by the movement for “Greater ...

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Tsipras: Prespa Agreement secures Balkan Stability and Development

During his participation in the “Silk Road” conference in Beijing, the Greek PM Alexis Tsipras said that the Prespa Agreement strengthens the dynamics of stability and development of the Balkan region. “We managed to resolve a 30-year long bilateral dispute, and now thanks to the cooperation between us and North Macedonia, the region is far more stable than before, and ...

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IRC: Court made Decision about Grand Mufti based on False Documents

The Basic Court Skopje 2 published on Wednesday the decision which declares that Skender Buzaku is to replace Sulejman Rexhepi as grand Mufti of the Islamic Religious Community of Macedonia (IRC). “The court acted upon a request filed on 3 April 2019 by IRC, which requires change of the person representing IRC. Acting upon the request, the Court decided on ...

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FM Dimitrov visits Netherlands

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov paid an official visit on Wednesday to the Netherlands. Dimitrov met Michael Stibbe, the EU Advisor to the Dutch PM, Dutch MPs Peter Omtzig and Klaas Dijkhoff and the former Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders. In the meetings, Dimitrov introduced the interlocutors to the progress of Macedonia towards integration in NATO and EU ...

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