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20,000 New Passport Forms Arrive

20,000 new passport forms have been made available to citizens. However, they will be issued only to those who have a so-called urgent procedure appointment, whose cost is three times higher. People who’ve submitted a medical certificate, too, will get passports. Part of the forms are bilingual. Caretaker Interior Minister Pance Toskovski said on Tuesday that the previous management of ...

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Kovacevski Hopes Presidential Candidate Will Be Supported by Coalition Partners

SDSM leader Dimitar Kovacevski is hopeful that his party’s presidential candidate will be supported by coalition partners. However, on Monday, he declined to say specifically whether the plan for a consensual candidate with DUI had failed. SDSM’s candidate’s name will be known at the end of February. When it comes to VMRO-DPMNE, the final preparations are underway. The public call ...

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Deputy PM Grubi in Interview with 360 Degrees Show

In an interview with the 360 Stepeni (360 Degrees) show on Monday, Deputy PM Artan Grubi said the name of his party’s presidential candidate, “who will win in the ethnic Albanian bloc”, will be known this week. As he explained, the efforts to convince party leader Ali Ahmeti to be the candidate are facing big difficulties. “You know his stand: ...

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Sela’s Wing Dismisses Taravari as Alliance for Albanians Leader

At Sunday’s session of the Congress of Alliance for Albanians, convened by the party’s Assembly President, Ziadin Sela, Arben Taravari was dismissed as party leader. Sela, who once again became the leader of the party, said any other information different from that made at the Congress was fraudulent and represented an attempt to defocus and con membership.  According to Sela, ...

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Alliance for Albanians Holds Congress Session Convened by Taravari

Delegates that attended Friday’s extraordinary Congress session of Alliance for Albanians convened by party leader Arben Taravari unanimously supported his candidacy in the presidential rate and abolished decisions made by the session of the party’s Central Assembly, held on 10 February, which was convened by that Assembly’s head, Ziadin Sela. In addition, delegates adopted changes to the party’s Statute that ...

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Ahmeti to Be Presidential Candidate, DUI Sources Confirm for A1on

DUI sources confirmed on Thursday for A1on that the party’s leader, Ali Ahmeti, would enter the presidential race. In a statement for Indeksonline.net, the same day, Ahmeti didn’t rule out the possibility. Commenting on the issue, Alternative leader Afrim Gashi, in an interview with Kanal 5 asked: “If it matters that much to DUI for an ethnic Albanian to be ...

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VMRO-DPMNE Leader Mickoski in Interview with TV21

In an interview with TV21, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski says that Alliance for Albanians leader Arben Taravari entering the presidential race will provoke DUI into having a candidate. “I think it’s good and sound for democracy in Macedonia for there to be more candidates,” he points out, adding that citizens will have more opportunities. Regarding the parliamentary elections, Mickoski stresses ...

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Personal Documents and Vehicle Stickers Issue: New Reactions and Developments

On Wednesday, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski called on all MPs to support the law proposed by his party that will extend the validity of passports and IDs containing the previous constitutional name, in line with the decision on the driving licences, that is, until 31 December 2024. Also, he praised the “timely reaction” of caretaker Interior Minister Pance Toskovski over ...

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Travel Certificates and Replacement of Driving Licences to Be Free of Charge

Starting from Wednesday, the replacement of driving licences and vehicle registration certificates due to the obligation arising from the Prespa Agreement will be free of charge. Travel certificates for North Macedonia nationals abroad who need to return to the country to change personal documents will be free of charge as well. In countries where there are no diplomatic-consular missions, travel ...

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