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US Sanctions Team Left North Macedonia

The US Embassy in Skopje confirmed for Sitel TV that the Sanctions Team that arrived in Skopje a week ago has left the country. From the Embassy they report that the US Department of State remains dedicated to identifying the politicians and state officials involved in corruptive activities, but reveals no details about the team’s work. In meantime, PM Dimitar ...

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Aggeler: Corruption is Greatest Challenge for North Macedonia

US Ambassador to North Macedonia Angela Price Aggeler discussed in an interview with Sitel TV the current conditions in the judiciary in North Macedonia, as well as the state’s efforts in the fight against corruption. “I found and still find as rather confusing the process for election of a new head of the Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office for Organised Crime ...

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Private Bus Transporters Block Several Parts of Skopje Again

Employees from the private companies that provide bus transport Sloboda Prevoz and Mak Ekspres started on Monday at 06:00 am their previously announced blockade of two crossroads and one boulevard in Skopje, which caused serious problems for all participants in the traffic. Director of Sloboda Prevoz Lenin Jovanovski stated at a press conference around noon that they will continue to ...

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Reactions to Latest Assault over Bulgarian Club in Ohrid Continue

Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski condemned the latest assault over the premises of the Bulgarian culture club Tsar Boris in Ohrid on Wednesday evening. “When these clubs were opened, I warned that the names chosen for them may provoke reactions since they evoke negative sentiments among some of our citizens. These clubs are open in order to bring the two countries ...

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Bilateral Screening over Chapter 24 Concluded in Brussels

The bilateral screening over the Chapter 24 of the EU accession talks for North Macedonia officially concluded on Wednesday in Brussels. Deputy PM in Charge of European Affairs and Head of the Negotiating Team of North Macedonia Bojan Maricic said that this is the first area in which the integration process has been accelerated. “The first step to “accelerated integration” ...

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Kovacevski: Government Remains Open for Supporters of Our EU Integration

The door of the government remains open for political parties that share the values of the ruling majority for the European integration and future of the country, Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski said on Tuesday. “The statement I gave yesterday is no different from the one of DUI Leader Ali Ahmeti given last Sunday. I held a meeting with Leader of ...

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Kovacevski: If Talks Develop Well, AA Can Become Part of Ruling Majority

Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski stated on Monday that the ruling majority is indeed in talks with the Alliance for Albanians (AA) for them to become part of the government. “If our talks with AA continue in good will and favourable direction, enlargement of the ruling majority is quite probable. Back on Friday, I indeed spoke to AA Leader Arben Taravari ...

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SCPC Celebrates 20 Years Since Foundation

“The fight against this social evil – corruption, requires engagement at all levels in society, therefore it is extremely important that all relevant institutions take actions within their competence and increase their alertness. Only joint struggle and coordination can give concrete results,” stressed the President of the State Commission for the Prevention of Corruption, Biljana Ivanovska, at the ceremony on ...

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Pendarovski Receives Delegation from OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

President Stevo Pendarovski received the President and Secretary General of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Margareta Cederfelt and Roberto Montella. The meeting discussed the upcoming chairmanship of the Republic of North Macedonia with the OSCE in 2023, the current situation in the organization in terms of security developments in Europe, as well as the cooperation so far and the possibilities for ...

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Mickoski: Most Reasonable Solution Now Is Early Elections

“The government may try to secure parliamentary votes from VMRO-DPMNE for constitutional changes, but I guarantee that they will not succeed with such a Prespa scenario,” the President of the opposition party VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski is convinced. He believes that his firm position is shared by his coalition partners who, even at the leadership meeting that ended unsuccessfully, said that ...

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