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FM Dimitrov Once again underlines Importance of deals With Sofia and Athens

The deals with Bulgaria and Greece represent a historic turning point when it comes to bilateral relations in the Balkans. They’re opening the opportunity to develop honest partnership, which will mainly benefit all citizens. This was stated by FM Nikola Dimitrov at the meeting with counterparts from Berlin Process members-states dedicated to EU enlargement. At the meeting with German counterpart ...

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PM Zaev meets Czech counterpart Babis in Dubrovnik

On the sidelines of the 16+1 Summit in Dubrovnik, PM Zoran Zaev held a meeting with Czech counterpart Andrej Babis, who expressed unambiguous support for a start of EU negotiations for Macedonia. “Regarding our Euro-Atlantic integrations and the upcoming important decision for a start of negotiations with the EU, PM Babis expressed assurance that the Czech Republic would provide the ...

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27 April case: Pardon requests Filed by all Convicts

Everyone convicted in the trial over the 27 April case has requested to be pardoned. The requests have been sent by the convicts through their families. According to unofficial information, some of the suspected organisers, too, have filed a request, but their lawyers and families haven’t confirmed that. All convicts haven’t started to serve the sentence because the verdict hasn’t ...

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Macedonia, Bulgaria to mutually observe Ss. Cyril and Methodius Day

The Mixed Macedonian-Bulgarian Committee of History Experts proceeded with the negotiations for overcoming historical differences on Thursday in Sofia. The head of the Macedonian team Angel Dimitrov claims that the committee reached an agreement for both countries to mutually observe the Day of Ss. Cyril and Methodius. According to Bulgarian news agency BGNES, the committee made significant progress in the ...

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Poland ratifies Protocol for Accession of Macedonia in NATO

The Senate of the Republic of Poland officially ratified on Thursday the Protocol for Accession of Macedonia in NATO, after the Polish Sejm adopted the ratification law past week. The session of the Polish Senate was attended by Macedonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov, who addressed the session. “We are very grateful to Poland for providing us with this ...

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Justice Ministry still processing Files of People related to FETO Movement

The Ministry of Justice is still working on the files of several Turkish citizens in Macedonia functioning in or with organisations related to the FETO Movement of the Turkish religious activist Fethullah Gulen. The files were provided by the Turkish government, which demands extradition of all people related to the FETO Movement. Turkish media report that the files involve names ...

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Zaev: Negotiations over Draft-law on SPO Proceed

The PM Zoran Zaev says that there is significant progress in the negotiations with the oppositions over the draft-law on the Special Public Prosecution (SPO). “At the last meeting we had, we agreed to proceed with the negotiations until we reach a final resolution. The government agreed to accept some of the amendments filed by VMRO-DPMNE, like the one for ...

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Staffansson: Law on SPO Important for EU Integrations of North Macedonia

The Swedish Ambassador to Macedonia Matts Staffansson met on Thrusday with the Head of the Special Public Prosecutor (SPO) Katica Janeva. Staffansson told Janeva that Sweden highly values the work of SPO and that it supports its further functioning. “The Prespa Agreement between Macedonia and Greece resolved the long-lasting name issue and brought your country closer to the EU. However, ...

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Dzolev: Court has not received Pardoning Requests so far

The President of the Basic Court Skopje 1, Judge Ivan Dzolev, commenting on the issue whether the President of Macedonia can pardon convicts for the “27 April Parliament Incidents” case, says that the court has not received abolition requests on this case so far. “It is a fact that the President has the right to pardon convicts. The verdict documentation ...

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Dimitrov, Osmani meet CDU Leader Kramp-Karrenbauer

The Vice-PM for European Affairs Bujar Osmani joined the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov on his second day of the official visit to Germany. Osmani and Dimitrov held a meeting with the President of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. “Germany is a key partner in our Euro-Atlantic agenda, which is why we used these two ...

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