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Citizens Vote in Local Elections

On Sunday, the country voted in the local elections. At several locations, polling stations closed later due to problems with the fingerprint machines. At a press-conference at 7 pm, State Election Commission (SEC) President Aleksandar Dastevski said the results would be entered directly from the polling stations for the first time in the country history and be available on the ...

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Zaev: Absolutely No One Asks or Discussing Change of History

“We have an Agreement on Friendship, Good Neighborliness and Cooperation with the Republic of Bulgaria, within the framework of which an expert historical and educational commission has been established, which has already found a solution for joint commemoration of five historical figures or three historical periods. These are Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Saint Naum and Clement of Ohrid and Tsar ...

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Zaev: Radev Does Not Understand Message from Macron and Merkel

Without any expression of satisfaction or triumph, Macedonian Prime Minister Zaev and Bulgarian President Radev left the meeting with the Merkel-Macron duo in Slovenia. Apart from the gestures of the French president, the communication between Zaev and Radev also attracted attention, from which serious attitudes are easily read. There is no progress in the talks. “The messages from Macron and ...

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Zaev Does Not Accept Resignations of Filipce and Hasani

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev believes that there is no reason to locate political or managerial responsibility with the Minister of Health Venko Filiple and his deputy Ilir Hasani in the case of the fire at the Tetovo modular hospital where 14 people died, and therefore does not accept the offered resignations. “I carefully read the findings of the investigators about ...

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Party Rallies Being Held Without Masks nor Minimum Distance

With the beginning of the political campaign, mass gatherings and rallies began, and with that, from the first day, the protection measures and the protocols for gathering more people in one place began to be violated. Almost without exception, in both large and small party gatherings, one can rarely be seen wearing a mask. What is missing in the speeches ...

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Investigation Report on Tetovo Hospital Fire Completed

The report from the Department for forensic technical examinations and expertise of the Ministry of Interior from the inspection of the fire in the Modular COVID Hospital in Tetovo, on Friday arrived at the Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office in Tetovo. As informed by the Public Prosecutor’s Office, the report will be reviewed and analysed by the prosecutors, and the reports ...

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2021 Census Over, Enumeration Applications Officially Closed

The applications for the census in the country and for the self-census of the diaspora are closed, thus completing the census activities within the Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in North Macedonia, 2021. The largest statistical operation in 20 years in the country lasted 26 days, from 5 until 30 September. In the next few days, the State Statistical ...

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Varhelyi-Zaev: We Talked How to Move Enlargement Process Forward

“We are looking forward to the EU-Western Balkans Summit next week in Slovenia. The Western Balkans is a key priority for the European Commission, the future of the region is in the EU. We discussed how to move the enlargement process forward by opening membership negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania,” EU Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi, who visited Skopje Wednesday, ...

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Zaev and Von der Leyen: North Macedonia’s Future Will Be European

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev received the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, accompanied by the Head of the EU Delegation to Macedonia, Ambassador David Geer. At the press conference held at the end of the agenda of the one-day visit, Prime Minister Zaev stressed that North Macedonia remains strongly committed to its path to the EU. “We ...

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EC President von Der Leyen Visits Country Tuesday

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, will arrive in Skopje on Tuesday, and the next day, on Wednesday, will arrive the European Commissioner for Enlargement, Oliver Varhelyi. Among other things, the topic of talks with the country’s state leadership is expected to be the Bulgarian veto and open bilateral issues. Analyst Marko Trosanovski believes that Brussels’ ...

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