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PM Zaev attends Government Leaders’ Summit in Zagreb

The PM of Macedonia Zoran Zaev is taking part in the Summit of Government leaders of the Central-European initiative in Zagreb, Croatia, hosted by Croatian PM Andrej Plenkovic. “We are ready to broaden the cooperation with the entire region and maintain good neighbourly relations with all our neighbours, like in the cases with Greece and Bulgaria, through the Prespa Agreement ...

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President Ivanov holds Lecture at Wroclaw University

The President of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov, during his visit of Poland on occasion the COP 24 Summit, held a lecture at the University in Wroclaw. During the lecture, Ivanov spoke about the implementation of the Prespa Agreement in the Macedonian Parliament. “Macedonia is facing at the moment one of its greatest challenges and that is renouncing the right of self-determination. ...

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Parliament adopts all Draft-Amendments from Prespa Agreement

At the session held on Monday afternoon, the Parliament of Macedonia adopted the last two draft-amendments for changes to the Constitution of Macedonia. The amendments for constitutional changes are the core of the Prespa Agreement which resolves the name dispute between Macedonia and Greece and secures the Greek support for Macedonia’s integration in NATO and EU. With 64 votes in ...

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Stoltenberg: NATO ready to accept Macedonia as New Member

The Sec Gen of NATO Jens Stoltenberg stated before the start of the NATO Foreign ministers’ Meeting in Brussels that at the moment it is all up to Macedonia to complete all steps for integration in the alliance. “The Parliament of Macedonia managed to provide 2/3 majority for the first stage of the implementation of the Prespa Agreement. I cannot ...

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Katrougalos convinced that Greek Parliament will adopt Prespa Agreement

The Greek Alternative Minister of Foreign Affairs Georgios Katrougalos reiterated his confidence that the Greek parliament will adopt and implement the Prespa Agreement. “I am aware of the impact of the recent protests of high school students in Greece, but I do not think they will affect the atmosphere in the Parliament. I am still deeply convinced that we have ...

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Mladenovski: 27 April parliament Incidents were organized by UBK

At the new hearing over “27 April Parliament Incidents” case in the Criminal Court in Skopje, one of the defendants, Mihail Mladenovski, revealed that the intrusion in the Parliament has been organised by the then management of the Department for Security and Counter-intelligence (UBK). “All the instructions we got came from then Head of UBK Vladimir Atanasovski, and organised by ...

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Hungarian opposition with Open Letter on Gruevski’s Asylum

The leaders of the political parties which are part of the Hungarian opposition sent an open letter to the Hungarian government, parliament and other institutions concerning the political asylum granted to former Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski by the Hungarian authorities. “This entire issue is an international shame for Hungary. It is unacceptable for the citizens of Hungary to find out ...

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Parliament adopts Draft-Amendments for Constitutional Changes

The Parliament of Macedonia adopted on Sunday the Draft-amendments number XXXIII and XXXIV for changes to the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia. The amendment number XXXIII was adopted with 67 votes in favour, 23 against and 4 abstaining from voting, while the amendment number XXXIV was adopted with 65 votes in favour, 18 against and 8 abstaining from voting. ...

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PPO reveals New Case of Wire-tapping of Phone Conversations

The Public Prosecution of Macedonia (PPO) revealed at a press conference on Friday that they are currently running a pre-investigative procedure after discovering that all landlines in the building of PPO have been wire-tapped. The Head of PPO Ljubomir Joveski revealed that they have found two hard disks containing phone conversations of incoming and outgoing calls from the landlines in ...

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Mickoski accuses PM Zaev for New Wire-tapping Scandal

The leader of VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski said in a Facebook status that the only one responsible for the new scandal with wire-tapping of communications of judicial authorities is the PM Zoran Zaev. “The revelation of this scandal means that someone in the government has full control over the judiciary in Macedonia. Zaev rushed to accuse someone else about this, which ...

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