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PM Kovacevski Talks on Phone to US State Department Counsellor Chollet

PM Dimitar Kovacevski spoke on the phone on Friday with Counsellor of the US Department of State Chollet Derek, upon Chollet’s request. The conversation was done in presence of US Ambassador Angela Aggeler and Deputy PM in charge of European Affairs Bojan Maricic. During the conversation, Chollet thanked Kovacevski for North Macedonia’s contribution to the process for normalisation of the ...

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EIB Provides 70 Million Euros for Waste Water Treatment Station in Skopje

Finance Minister Fatmir Besimi, Environment Minister Kaja Sukova and Deputy President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Lilyana Pavlova signed in Skopje the contract for a grant of 70 million euros from EIB for construction of a waste water treatment station in Skopje. The event was also attended by Deputy PM in charge of European Affairs Bojan Maricic, EU Ambassador ...

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Commission with Negative Opinion on Name “Vancho Mihailov”

At Thursday’s session, the commission for the use of personal names gave a negative opinion on the use of the name Ivan Mihailov submitted by the Bitola association of the same name. The commission considers that the naming of the association Ivan Mihajlov is a provocation for the national feelings of the Macedonian people, taking into account that this is ...

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MoFA: There Were No Indications of Possible Attack on Osmani

Moldovan media informs that an assassination attempt on the Macedonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Bujar Osmani was avoided during his visit to Moldova in the capacity of chairman of the OSCE. Osmani, as stated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, had full confidence in the security services of Moldova and in the authorities there, who guaranteed his safety and the ...

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Spasovski: False Reports About Bombs Come from Addresses in Iran and Russia

“Fake reports about bombs in schools have been arriving from addresses in Russia and Iran these days,” said the Minister of the Interior, Oliver Spasovski. He said that the investigation of the informers is complicated by the fact that they use virtual connections and paid for the services with crypto-currencies. According to the forensics at the Ministry of the Interior, ...

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New Ministers Elected at Parliament Session

Parlaiment, with 65 votes in favour, none against and no abstentions, voted in the new ministers who come from the Alliance of Albanians, as well as the minister from SDSM. Krenar Loga is the new Minister of Justice, Fatmir Mexhiti is the new Minister of Health, Azir Aliu is Minister of Information Society and Administration, all from Alliance for Albanians. ...

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State Summit Marks 19th Anniversary of Death of President Trajkovski

  With statesmanship activities, the Government on 26 February commemorated the 19th anniversary of the plane crash in which the former president, Boris Trajkovski, members of his cabinet and the plane’s crew lost their lives. At this year’s commemoration in Strumica, at the monument of the former president of Macedonia, Boris Trajkovski, a government delegation led by Jovanka Trencevska – ...

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Parliamentary Debate on Cabinet Reshuffle Proposal Continues

The debate in Parliament to dismiss Bekim Sali as Health Minister in the frames of the cabinet reshuffle process continued on Wednesday. However, MPs from the majority haven’t said why he needs to leave the position. The opposition, however, pointed on Wednesday, to, as its members said, the weaknesses he has failed to fix. Opposition parliamentarians also levelled accusations at ...

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Day 2 of Parliamentary Session over Cabinet Reshuffle Proposal

The parliamentary session over the cabinet reshuffle proposal continued on Tuesday. The debate concerned the dismissal of ministers and deputy ministers from Alternative, that is, Health Minister Bekim Sali. VMRO-DPMNE’s Mile Lefkov said the dismissals were not related to the Government’s programme. In his view, it’s about bargaining between parties. “Ultimately, the citizens pay the price for your incompetence,” he ...

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Different Information about Alliance for Albanians Talks Issue

There has been different information about whether the talks for Alliance for Albanians to join the Government. According to some media, a deal has already been reached, according to which Arben Taravari’s party will get the Justice Ministry, the Health Ministry, and, potentially, the position of Deputy PM for Economic Affairs. SDSM, however, told MTV1 TV on Wednesday that the ...

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