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66th Session Interrupted Due to Lack of Quorum for Adoption of Agenda

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi interrupted the 66th session, whose agenda was not adopted due to lack of quorum. He said that the MPs will be additionally informed about the continuation of the session. VMRO-DPMNE MPs previously left the parliamentary session, because their proposal to remove the draft decision on amending the decision to elect a president, deputy president, members and ...

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Borrell Does Not Promise Date, But Will for Quick Negotiations

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and EC Vice-President Josep Borrell said he could not promise a date for the start of EU membership talks, but said he promised a will, and where there is a will, there is a way. Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski, on the other hand, appeals to all EU member states to set ...

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Anti-Crisis Measures Necessary According to Government, Late for Opposition

“This anti-crisis package is the first so far to quickly pass the parliamentary filter, unlike the previous ones which were stalled for a long time and were disputed by the opposition parties. The world crisis is a consequence of the war in Ukraine, economic flows are uncertain and will depend on developments there, the only priority of the Macedonian Government ...

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Successful Meeting of European Integration Working Group in Sofia

Macedonian Government Delegation consisting of Deputy Prime Minister in charge of European Affairs Bojan Maricic, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of Good Governance Policies, Slavica Grkovska, Minister of Environment and Physical Planning, Naser Nuredini, Minister of Information Society and Administration, Adirim Aliti and the General Manager of Postal Offices of North Macedonia, Jani Makraduli, in Sofia, in a positive atmosphere, ...

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MoFA Will Not Declare Russian Ambassador Persona Non Grata

North Macedonia has no plans to declare Russia’s ambassador to Skopje persona non grata as a retaliatory measure after Russia released a list of hostile countries that condemned Moscow’s military intervention and backed Ukraine. Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani says that for now there is no basis for the Russian ambassador to be declared a persona non grata. “It is not ...

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Petrovska from London Condemns Russian Invasion of Ukraine

“We fully condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine. North Macedonia, together with NATO allies, strongly supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and the attack by Russia is a violation of international law and human rights in Ukraine,” said Defence Minister Slavjanka Petrovska at a roundtable held at RUSI – Royal United Services Institute in London, United Kingdom, on ...

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Kovacevski: There Should Be No Panic Among Citizens

“There should be no panic among the citizens regarding uninterrupted supply of fuels. Our country has fuels for uninterrupted supply of gas stations, we are supplied with fuel through the Republic of Greece and there is no problem there,” stated Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski, answering a journalist question, after a meeting with representatives of pensioners’ associations. The Prime Minister emphasized ...

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All Parties Except Levica Favour Declaration of Support for Ukraine

After undergoing changes with remarks and support from almost all parliamentary parties, the Declaration of Support for Ukraine proposed by the LDP in the Parliament was reduced from 10 to 9 points and instead of a “Declaration of the Parliament condemning policies that call into question the existence of European countries and supporting the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine” ...

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Byrnes: North Macedonia Should Start Negotiations with EU

“The opening of accession negotiations with the European Union should begin and North Macedonia should be progressed in all aspects,” said US Ambassador to the country Kate Marie Byrnes. “North Macedonia’s entry into NATO was a big step and we are already seeing the results. That is why the next step is important for us, North Macedonia and the entire ...

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Verdicts for Titanic Case Decided

The Skopje Criminal Court handed down four prison sentences and four suspended sentences, including to former officials in Nikola Gruevski’s government, for the first case opened by the former SPO – Titanic, alleging crimes against elections and voting in the 2011 parliamentary elections and the local elections 2013. Mile Janakieski – prison sentence of 4 years and 6 months, Gordana ...

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