Tag Archives: Parliament

Parliament Adopts Declaration for NATO Membership

Parliament at its Thursday’s continuation of the 53rd session unanimously adopted the Declaration on supporting Macedonia’s accession process for NATO membership. The Declaration was adopted by a vote of 76 in favour without any votes against or abstained. SDSM’s MP Hari Lokvenec said that NATO admission directly brings security and stability, and also indirectly affects not military but economic benefits. ...

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Parliament Votes in Need for Amending Electoral Code Related to SEC

The parliament voted in the need for amending the Electoral Code. The amendments were sought by the government in order to prevent the obstruction from the opposition regarding the election of composition of the State Election Commission. The law was drafted with European flag and the procedure is to be led in shortened procedure. Opposition VMRO-DPMNE fiercely reacted to the ...

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Single Macedonia Submits Draft Law for Amnesty of 27 April Perpetrators

Party Single Macedonia has submitted a draft law on amnesty for the 27 April events in parliament. Today we are submitting the draft law for amnesty also to the VMRO-DPMNE MP Group,” said Dragan Ugrinoski, member of Single Macedonia Executive Committee and President of MZP Hard-cores. He voiced expectations that the DPMNE MPs will launch the procedure since the Rules ...

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Zaev: Macedonian Identity finally recognised thanks to Name Issue Agreement

Тhe PM Zoran Zaev addressed the MPs in the Parliament of Macedonia at the Monday session dedicated to MP questions. Zaev spoke about the Name Issue Agreement with Greece and Macedonia’s integration processes for EU and NATO. “After being humiliated with the reference FYROM for more than 25 years, we have finally secured and solidified the Macedonian language and identity. ...

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Free Healthcare for All Citizens of Macedonia from 2019, Zaev announces

Тhe PM Zoran Zaev announced during the MP Questions Session in the Parliament that the Government will introduce free healthcare for all citizens starting from 1 January 2019. “Our target in the health sector is to introduce the free hospital treatment for all citizens as of 1 January 2019. Until now, this was possible only for children from families receiving ...

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Parliament Revote on Name Issue Agreement Ratification scheduled for 5 July

A session in which MPs will vote again for the law ratifying the name agreement has been scheduled on Thursday (July 5), it was agreed Monday in a coordination meeting of Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi and coordinators of parliamentary groups. Last week, a decision of President Gjorge Ivanov was forwarded to the Assembly saying he would not sign the decree ...

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Government Adopts Draft Law for Ratification of Name Agreement

The government adopted on Monday the draft law for ratification of the name agreement with Greece. The document was submitted to Parliament. Once it passes the parliamentary filter, it will be submitted to President Gjorge Ivanov, who will have seven days to sign it. The President has already said he will not accept a constitutional change aiming at a change ...

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