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MoI Investigates Violent Protests and Organizers

“Demonstrators with placards waved at the police cordon. The police did not react for some time. 47 police officers were injured. 11 severely, and two have serious injuries,” Minister of Internal Affairs, Oliver Spasovski, added that 11 people were detained Tuesday, two of them minors. It is yet to be considered what action will be taken against them, and that ...

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Kovacevski-Michel: Historic Opportunity to Say Yes to European Union

The President of the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia Dimitar Kovacevski and the President of the European Council Charles Michel held a joint press conference after the meeting and the government session. Prime Minister Kovacevski once again confirmed the positions of the Government regarding the European proposal and pointed out that without waiting the proposal should be accepted ...

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DUI Condemns Anti-European Violence of Pro-Russian Elements

“The Democratic Union for Integration strongly condemns the violence and anti-European incidents that took place Monday night at the protest organized by VMRO-DPMNE and Levica in front of the Government and Parliament building. Tonight, the citizens witnessed the attempt to repeat the similar attack on the highest legislative body in the country as on 27 April 2017 by political parties ...

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Pendarovski Believes Modified French Proposal Is Acceptable

For President Stevo Pendarovski, the French proposal to lift the Bulgarian veto and start North Macedonia’s accession negotiations with the EU is acceptable. After the session of the Security Council at which this document was considered, he stated that the decision to accept the proposal would be neither a historic triumph nor a historic debacle. If the government accepts this ...

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Proposal Officially Arrives at Government from French Presidency

The Government of the Republic of North Macedonia, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, received a proposal from the French Presidency with ideas that refer to our publicly stated positions and views. This is the basis for opening a broad consultative process first in the Government and the coalition partners, and then with the President, the Parliament and the opposition, ...

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No Information from France About New Draft Framework, Skopje-Sofia Silent

French diplomats at the EU headquarters are not aware of a new initiative to resolve the dispute between Sofia and Skopje after the visit of the Macedonian delegation to Bulgaria, correspondent reports from Brussels. According to them, the process is entirely in the hands of Sofia and Skopje, and partly in Paris, primarily with French President Emmanuel Macron, whose proposal ...

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Xhaferi Convenes Urgent Coordination Meeting After Incident at Parliament

Parliament Speaker, Talat Xhaferi, convened an urgent coordination meeting to which all coordinators and representatives of the political parties at Parliament were invited. Although invited, representatives of the opposition parties VMRO-DPMNE and the Alliance of Albanians were not present. At the coordination it was concluded that the Parliamentary Rules of Procedure provide all opportunities for the work of Parliament and ...

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Petkov: Skopje Now Has Choice for Its Future

“Skopje now has a choice for its future, Bulgaria cannot be responsible for everyone,” said outgoing Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov in an interview with Bulgarian National Radio (BNR), commenting on Sofia’s position following the National Assembly’s decision to accept the draft proposal by the French Presidency with the EU for unblocking the European path of North Macedonia. According to ...

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Kovacevski, Vucic and Rama to Go to Brussels for EU-Western Balkans Summit

Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski will attend the EU Summit in Brussels after all. He confirmed that together with the other two leaders of the Open Balkans, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, had decided to attend the EU-Western Balkans summit on 23rd and 24th June. “We have decided that we should, before the friendly countries, which ...

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Kovacevski: Final Decision Tomorrow on Participation in EU-WB Summit

Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski informed that a final decision will be made Wednesday on participation in the EU-Western Balkans Summit in Brussels. “In anticipation of the upcoming EU-Western Balkans summit, today we held an extraordinary meeting in the Open Balkans together with my colleagues Aleksandar Vucic and Edi Rama. We talked about the national positions of each of the countries, ...

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