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Zaev: I did not talk to Janeva before her Phone was Confiscated

The PM Zoran Zaev said during a press conference in the government on Thursday that he did not talk to Head of Special Public Prosecution (SPO) Katica Janeva moments before her mobile telephone was confiscated by the Public Prosecution for Organised Crime. “I have not talked to Katica Janeva. You can read everything. I believe citizens can judge by themselves, ...

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SPO Prosecutors distance Themselves from Katica Janeva

The team of the Special Public Prosecution (SPO) held a press conference on Tuesday, following the resignation of the Head of SPO Katica Janeva, as well as the reports in several media of her possible involvement in the “Racket” case in which 1TV owner Bojan Jovanovski and businessman Zoran Mileski ended up in detention for racketeering activities that brought them ...

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Ruskovska: Current Evidence related only to already known Suspects

In an interview for TV 24, the Public Prosecutor for Organised Crime Vilma Ruskovska revealed details of the investigation over the “Racket” case, in which 1TV owner Bojan Jovanvoski and businessman Zoran Mileski were determined 30-day detentions for suspicions of extortion and money laundering. “The evidence we acquired so far are only related to the two prime suspects in this ...

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Politicians react to “Racket” Case and Janeva’s possible Involvement

The PM Zoran Zaev, commenting on the latest developments concerning the “Racket” case against 1TV owner Bojan Jovanovski and businessman Zoran Mileski, as well as the possible involvement of Head of the Special Public Prosecution (SPO) Katica Janeva in it, says that all who have done illegal activities have to take responsibility before the law. “The opening of this case ...

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EC: Investigations over Wiretaps should proceed, Status of SPO must be resolved

Following the opening of the “Racket” case in Macedonia and speculations for possible involvement of the Head of the Special Public Prosecution (SPO) Katica Janeva in it, as well as her resignation from her post, the European Commission (EC) issued a reaction. “The EU takes note of Ms Katica Janeva’s announcements of her intention to step down as Special Prosecutor. ...

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Turkish FM Cavusoglu pays Official Visit to Macedonia

The Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu, who pays an official visit to Macedonia, held on Tuesday in Skopje meetings with Macedonian state officials. Cavusoglu was welcomed by his Macedonian counterpart Nikola Dimitrov, with whom he discussed the bilateral relations between Macedonia and Turkey. “We are allies, ever since our country proclaimed independence back in 1991. We are very ...

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President Pendarovski meets Speaker of Slovenian Parliament Zidan

The Macedonian President Stevo Pendarovski, who pays an official visit to Slovenia, met on Tuesday in Ljubljana the Speaker of the Slovenian Parliament Dejan Zidan. Pendarovski thanked Zidan for the ratification of the NATO Protocol for Accession of Macedonia by the Slovenian Parliament. Both Pendarovski and Zidan concluded that their respective countries nourish good and friendly bilateral relations, cooperating in ...

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Zaev calls Party Leaders for Meeting on Friday

The PM Zoran Zaev held a press conference in the government, during which he called on all leaders of political parties in the Macedonian Parliament to have a leaders’ meeting on Friday. Zaev called on party leaders to discuss implementation of reforms, one of which the new Law on Public Prosecution, so that the country can proceed with the processes ...

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Head of SPO Katica Janeva resigns

The Head Prosecutor of the Special Public Prosecution (SPO) Katica Janeva announced on Monday that she is officially resigning from her position as head of SPO. In the press release SPO shared on their web site, Janeva says that her resignation will enter into force once the political parties in the Parliament of Macedonia reach an agreement over the new ...

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Leyen reiterates Support for Macedonia’s Integration in EU

Responding to the open letter of the Social Democrats in the European Parliament, the candidate for President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen reiterated her positions concerning the integration of Macedonia and Albania in the EU. “I am committed to opening negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia about future membership in the EU. North Macedonia is a bright ...

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