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Zaev: Ruling Majority Stable, Parliament Should Be Unblocked

PM Zoran Zaev said that now that the government was endorsed by the parliamentary majority at the no-confidence vote on Thursday, the adoption of necessary laws should be unblocked in Parliament. “Now we need to focus on adoption of laws, especially those that are to approve usage of funds for energy efficiency, agriculture, and especially the 5th set of economic ...

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Parliament Endorses Government in Confidence Vote with 62 Votes

With 62 votes in favour, the Parliament of Macedonia has endorsed the government in the confidence vote that took place on Wednesday. The MPs from VMRO-DPMNE were not present in the hall during the vote, after their coordinator Nikola Micevski said that they will leave the session because no discussion upon the no-confidence vote was allowed. PM Zoran Zaev, who ...

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Zaev: Action by Bulgarian Security Services Against Our Country Unnecessary

PM Zoran Zaev reacted to the activities taken by Bulgarian President Rumen Radev for, as Radev said, protection of the right of Bulgarian minority in Macedonia. “I call upon president Radev and the entire Bulgarian state to not fall for insinuations and false information, especially in this very delicate period for both our countries. We are NATO member-states, we are ...

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Zaev: Georgievski’s Opinions are His Personal, Not Shared with Government

PM Zoran Zaev denied the claims that he was aware of former PM Ljubco Georgievski’s plan for resolving the bilateral disputes with Bulgaria. “The government never did and never shall negotiate over the Macedonian identity and language with anyone. The right of own identity and language is guaranteed by numerous international charters and agreements, and no one can take that ...

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Georgievski Comes Out with Plan for Resolution of Issues with Bulgaria

Former Macedonian PM Ljubco Georgievski came out with a controversial plan on social networks, which explains in 5 points how Macedonia should overcome its bilateral issues with Bulgaria. Namely, Georgievski believes that Macedonia should focus on and do the following things in order to overcome the issues with Bulgaria: to provide guarantees that it has no territorial pretentions towards the ...

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Zaharieva: Skopje Must Understand That EU is Not Yugoslavia

Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said in an interview for the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) that Bulgaria shall not succumb to pressures concerning the accession of Macedonia in the EU. “Ever since 2019 we are trying to explain to official Skopje that the EU does not function as Yugoslavia did. Respect and implementation of the Good-neighbourliness Agreement are crucial ...

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Gov’t: Mijalkov Apprehended Thanks to Adequate Response by Institutions

Governmental Spokesperson Dusko Arsovski said at a press conference in the government that institutions of the state took all necessary measures to locate and apprehend former Security and Counter-Intelligence Administration Director Saso Mijalkov, and that their actions in the end turned successful. “The activities and coordination conducted by the institutions of the state, like the Public Prosecutor’s Office for Organised ...

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BPPOC: We Received Info on Saturday Evening That Mijalkov May Try to Flee

The Basic Public Prosecution for Organised Crime (BPPOC) came out with more details on Monday concerning the request for the measure of house arrest against former UBK Head Saso Mijalkov, who is on the run since Sunday evening in relation to being charged in the Target-Fortress case. “The first information about a possibility for Mijalkov to attempt escape we received ...

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Police Fail to Find Mijalkov in Vodno Home and Marriott after House Arrest Measure

After police failed to find Saso Mijalkov on Sunday in his Vodno home and at other locations in order to hand over to the former Security and Counter-Intelligence Administration Director the decision according to which the measures of precaution in the Target-Fortress case, which concerns the wire-tapping scandal, are replaced with house arrest until the first-instance verdict is reached, a ...

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