Tag Archives: President

President Ivanov Meets Moldovan Officials

President Gjorge Ivanov met Wednesday with Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip and Parliament Speaker Andrian Candu. Ivanov and Filip welcomed the friendly relations between the two countries, expressing interest to boosting overall bilateral cooperation, Ivanov’s office said in a press release. They also examined the opportunities to increase economic cooperation through use of present potentials and improving the agreed framework ...

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SDSM Dismisses Boro Stojcev from Post of Novo Selo Branch President

Dismissing Boro Stojcev from the post of President of SDSM Novo Selo branch is a smoke screen for the true crimes and their perpetrators within the ranks of SDSM. This was VMRO-DPMNE’s reaction following SDSM’s announcement about the dismissal. They point out that Zaev could be heard asking for bribe of 200,000 euro and SDSM has become synonymous with crime. ...

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Croatian President Assesses Name Agreement as Very Good

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said Wednesday she hoped that the Yes vote would pass in the name referendum and called the name agreement ‘very good’. “For us, it is utterly important to stabilize southeast Europe, I’m glad that positive messages for Macedonia will be relayed after the country reached an agreement with Greece. I believe and I hope it will ...

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France Fully Supports Name Agreement

France fully supports the implementation of the agreement reached by Greece and Macedonia over the latter’s name, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has conveyed to his interlocutors at the EU-Western Balkans Summit in London, as part of the Berlin Process. Minister Le Drian is representing the President of France at the summit of eight EU countries (Germany, Austria, Croatia, ...

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President Ivanov Persists on Position not to Endorse Name Deal

The President’s Office on Friday denies claims by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev in an interview with Greece’s broadcaster ERT that Gjorge Ivanov will endorse the name deal reached with Greece. President Ivanov hasn’t changed his position and no pressure, blackmail and threat will make him change his mind, reads the statement. “Prime Minister Zaev with his inconsistent, contradictory and confusing ...

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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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Vice-PM Osmani: Team for Screening Process to be complete by 17 July

The Vice-PM for European Affairs Bujar Osmani announced at a press conference on Saturday that Macedonia will complete its team for the screening process for M accession in the EU by 17 July 2018. “We will have to produce names by July 17, when the screening process is to be launched. This includes the chief political negotiator and the technical ...

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