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Eurobarometer: 57 % of Macedonians support EU Membership

Data from the latest poll conducted by Eurobarometer indicate that 57 % of the citizens of Macedonia believe in EU and its values, which is by 6 % lower than the last poll of the same kind conducted in the autumn of 2018. According to Eurobarometer data, 68 % of the Macedonian citizens believe that the EU membership will bring ...

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Ercegovic: Money transferred to Project Coordinators used for Projects only

Jasna Ercegovic, the Vice-president of the NGO International Council, managed by “Racketeering” case suspect Bojan Jovanovski, denies the claims in certain media that funds the organisation gathered for humanitarian purposes were not used for such means at all. “International Council is already cooperating and concluded contracts with two well-renown associations in the country. I responsibly claim that the money transferred ...

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Saraj Mayor Bexheti to file Lawsuits against SCPC

The Mayor of Saraj Blerim Bexheti said on Tuesday that he will file lawsuits against the State Commission for Prevention of Corruption (SCPC) for the processes they initiated against him. SCPC opened a case against Bexheti in relation to the illegally constructed platforms at the Matka Lake, claiming that he abused his official position to delay the legalisation of the ...

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PM Zaev delivers Video address Related to PO draft Law

On Monday, PM Zoran Zaev delivered a video address regarding the new Prosecutor’s Office (PO) draft law. “We’re in front of the final step to free the judiciary from the vices of the regime that is behind us. Huge is the responsibility among political stakeholders in this struggle for the legal state. However, the biggest responsibility falls to the party ...

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VMRO-DPMNE describes PM’s video Address as Absurd

VMRO-DPMNE criticised on Monday PM Zoran Zaev over his video address concerning judicial reform. “With a pardoned criminal, there haven’t been and there won’t be judicial reforms. There is no bigger absurd than the man who was saved from accountability for the crime in the Global case worth seven million euros to call for equal justice for all,” the opposition’s ...

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Matka case: Procedure for Criminal prosecution of Bexheti initiated

The State Commission for Prevention of Corruption has initiated a procedure for criminal prosecution of Saraj Mayor Blerim Bexheti because of the illegally built structures at Lake Matka. After the insight on the spot and the insight into the full documentation, the Commission found Bexheti had had a legal obligation to reject the requests for legalisation of the temporary facilities, ...

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Todorovska not contacted by any Institution

Despite her comments on Thursday that International Alliance representatives had taken away the 720,000 euros from her at the bank right away, Liljana Todorovska hasn’t been contacted by any relevant institution for questioning. The NGO hasn’t contacted either. Because of that, the pensioner who received the amount for the idea for centre for adults told Telma TV on Monday she ...

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SDSM and VMRO-DPMNE close to Reaching deal on Date for early Elections

SDSM and VMRO-DPMNE are close to reaching a deal on a date for early elections. Compromise is being sought between the opposition’s demand for April or May and the ruling structure’s offer of October 2020. The opposition is satisfied that the authorities have started to think about elections before the regular period, that is, December 2020. On Monday, VMRO-DPMNE spokesperson ...

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Ilinden Uprising Day marked Throughout Macedonia

“There’s no better way for us to repay our heroes except by continuing their brave deeds, effectuated in the Krusevo Manifesto and in the ASNOM’s decisions,” PM Zoran Zaev at Friday’s ceremony at Meckin Kamen to mark Ilinden Uprising Day. According to him, the first Ilinden, that is, the one in 1903, is a symbol of the joint struggle for ...

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Reactions to Ilinden Uprising Day celebration

According to VMRO-DPMNE, the Government shamefully kidnapped the Ilinden Uprising Day celebration. The celebration, the opposition party said on Saturday, was politicised. As it was added, not only were there issues with parts of the speeches delivered by statespersons, but also the delegation of the party led by Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski was unfairly booed. On the other hand, the ...

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