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18th Anniversary of Karpalak massacre observed

Delegations of the government, state institutions and political parties observed on Thursday the 18th anniversary of the Karpalak Massacre, in which 10 soldiers of the Macedonian Army (ARM) were ambushed and brutally tortured and murdered during the armed conflict in 2001. The delegations first visited the place of the massacre on the Skopje-Tetovo motorway where they laid wreaths of flowers, ...

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Criminal Court: Conditions for Extradition of Morina not met

The Council at the Criminal Court in Skopje adopted on Wednesday a resolution claiming that the conditions for extradition of former Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) member Tomor Morina to Serbia have not been met. Morina was arrested in Macedonia during the last week of July, by a search warrant from INTERPOL, and official Belgrade has demanded his extradition to Serbia, ...

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Sekerinska: Procedure for Procurement of US Army Equipment by end of 2019

  The Deputy PM and Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska announced on Wednesday that the Macedonian Army (ARM) will be able to procure military vehicles from the US Army by the end of 2019. “The Law on Public Procurements allows ARM to conduct modernisation processes in cooperation with a member-state of NATO, without interference of individual interests of natural or legal ...

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Macedonia signs Singapore Convention on Mediation

The Justice Minister Renata Deskoska signed on behalf of Macedonia in Singapore the UN Convention on Mediation, the Justice Ministry reports. “By signing this Convention, North Macedonia sends a signal to all potential investors and trade partners that we accept and implement all international instruments guaranteeing secure trade and resolution of disputes,” the Justice Ministry reports. The ceremony for signing ...

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PPO files Charges against former Central Register Director Popovski

The Basic Public Prosecution (PPO) has officially filed charges against the former Director of the Central Register of Macedonia Andreja Popovski. Popovski was arrested on Tuesday and was taken to the Criminal Court in Skopje for interrogation. From PPO they inform that Popovski is charged with abuse of official position. “While the suspect occupied the position of Director of the ...

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OMRBMD: New Rule for Citizenship effective from Wednesday

The State Office for Management of Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths (OMRBMD) announced that starting on Wednesday the citizenship of the citizens of Macedonia in their birth certificates will be “Macedonian/Citizen of Republic of North Macedonia”. The announcement follows the several cases in the past few days in which citizens were issued birth certificates in which the graph for ...

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Premises of Company owned by Useini searched by Police

Several media reported on Wednesday that the police is conducting a search in the premises of one of the companies of Nefi Useini, a member of the Council of the Municipality of Ohrid. As Telma TV reports inspectors from the Ohrid-based MoI department for economic crimes searched the premises of Useini’s company. Useini came to public attention as an owner ...

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Mickoski: Macedonia is note Enslaved, but rather Lost State

The leader of VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski reacted to the recent video of PM Zoran Zaev, in which he referred to Macedonia during the rule of VMRO-DPMNE as “an enslaved state”. “After three years of rule of SDSM, Macedonia is not enslaved, but rather lost, and all that because of the bad policies of the government ran by PM Zaev. This ...

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Finance Police arrests former Central Register Director Popovski

The Finance Police arrested on Tuesday the former acting Director of the Central Register of Macedonia Andreja Popovski. The information of his arrest was confirmed by the Interior Ministry, however no details are revealed about the reasons behind it. The Finance Police only revealed that they have investigated the actions of 4 persons, but only Popovski was arrested. From the ...

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Kosovo Ambassador Dedaj visits former KLA Member Morina in Skopje Prison

The Kosovo Ambassador to Macedonia Gjegj Dedaj visited on Tuesday in the Skopje Prison the former member of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) Tomor Morina. Morina was arrested by the Macedonian police on 25 July 2019, in accordance with a search warrant issued against him by INTERPOL. “We thank the institutions of North Macedonia for the good and friendly relation ...

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