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PM Zaev: Money for Environment Projected

Following the O2 Coalition for Clean Air’s reactions on Tuesday about environmental protection not being mentioned anywhere in the 2019 budget projections, PM Zoran Zaev said the same day money for that purpose had been projected. As he added, the final part of the funds to that end will be announced once the draft-budget is adopted at a Government session. ...

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Constitutional Committee Starts Debate on Draft Amendments

The Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Issues started on Wednesday the debate on the four draft amendments to the Constitution that will last a maximum of 12 days. PM Zoran Zaev presented the four draft amendments and said they were the price that Macedonia should pay for the Euro-integration process. According to him, the fact that they will apply once Greece ...

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PM Zaev calls for Inclusive Process to Continue

At a press-conference on Friday, PM Zoran Zaev said the demands by BESA and Alliance for Albanians regarding constitutional changes caused changes that weren’t of identity and Ohrid Framework Agreement nature. However, he added MPs had a legitimate right to demand that. The PM called for the inclusive process to continue. Zaev hopes that the spring of 2019 will see ...

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Gruevski’s Appeal for Postponement of Start of Sentence Rejected

A judge for execution of sanctions with the Criminal Court has rejected the appeal filed by former PM Nikola Gruevski for the start of the two-year prison sentence in the Tank case, opened by the Special Prosecutor’s Office, to be postponed. The decision has been sent to the parties in the procedure, which have a right to file appeal it ...

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Criminal Court Rejects VMRO-DPMNE’s Appeal Over frozen Assets

The Criminal Court has rejected VMRO-DPMNE’s appeal and confirmed the decision to freeze the party’s assets. The procedure is related to the Thalir case, opened by the Special Prosecutor’s Office (SPO). According to Hristijan Mickoski’s party, the decision to freeze the assets should be annulled because it is unfounded “In order to please PM Zoran Zaev, the obedient judiciary accepted ...

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PM Zaev Message on Revolutionary Struggle Day

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev congratulated October 23-Day of Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle on Tuesday, saying togetherness is the key for all future challenges of peace, stability and better life. “The bravery of the activists of the Macedonian revolutionary struggle to whom we bow today is our incentive to make Macedonia a dignified country. We are learning from history and moving boldly ...

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PM Zaev Interview with Greek Daily

There is no better than the Prespa Agreement for both nations, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev says in an exclusive interview with the Greek daily ‘Ta Nea’, voicing belief that the Macedonian lawmakers will respect the will of citizens who voted in the referendum.  Ahead of the parliament voting on constitutional revision, Zaev points out that the realization of the vision ...

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VMRO-DPMNE Allegations at Government

The government is in panic, pressures and threats are a futile attempt to instil fear. This was VMRO-DPMNE’s reaction to SDSM appeal for support to the constitutional amendments. According to the opposition, the entire domestic and international public is witness that the SPO is used for apparent political persecution of former VMRO-DPMNE functionaries. The Public Prosecutor’s Office is also fully ...

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Tsipras – Steinmeier Meeting: Prespa Agreement Brave Step

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at their Thursday’s meeting in Athens assessed the Prespa Agreement as courageous and brave step. Steinmeier welcomed the agreement between Macedonia and Greece, expressing regret for the outcome of the referendum, while Tsipras said that the Prespa Agreement is a model of understanding and mutual respect for two nations. “I hope ...

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PM Zaev Rejects Opposition Demands as Unfounded

VMRO-DPMNE’s demands for a technical government with a 100- day term according to the model stemming from the Przino Agreement, for a new public prosecutor and an inquiry commission in Parliament to probe referendum irregularities are absolutely unacceptable, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Thursday in Ohrid. “There is no reason, no need to discuss such things. The institutions themselves have ...

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