Tag Archives: Talat Xhaferi

Constitutional Amendments to be Discussed on Monday

Members of the Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Issues adopted Friday the government’s motion for constitutional revision stemming from the Prespa Agreement by 10 votes ‘for’ and seven ‘against’. The Committee also tasked the government to draft and submit the constitutional amendments to the Parliament in 15 days. A two-third majority is necessary for the Parliament to launch the legal procedure ...

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Government Forwards Text for Amending Constitution to Parliament

At Monday’s extraordinary session the government reviewed the proposal for amending the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia and defined the text. It was afterward forwarded to the Parliament as confirmed by PS Talat Xhaferi. As Government spokesperson Mile Bosnjakovski informs the government proposes adding the adjective North in the name of Republic of Macedonia before the word Macedonia. It ...

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FM Dimitrov Report on Foreign Policy Delayed

Chair of the Committee for Foreign affairs from the ranks of VMRO-DPMNE Antonijo Milososki did not allow FM Nikola Dimitrov to address Wednesday’s session before they have insight into the classified documents from the leaders’ meetings held in January and May this year about the name issue. Thus, the address of the FM was delayed. Namely, Milosoksi demands that MPs ...

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Parliament Committee Defines List of 47 Candidates for SEC

Unanimously and without debate MPs at the Committee for appointment and election issues defined the list of 47 candidates for members of the State Election Commission (SEC) and forwarded it to PS Talat Xhaferi. According to the procedure, Xhaferi needs to submit the list to the parties and they will propose it to their members. Afterward the Committee will hold ...

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PS Xhaferi Attends Warsaw Summit of CEE Parliament Speakers

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi who is participating in the Third Summit of Centarl and Eastern Europe Parliament Speakers in Warsaw marking the 550th anniversary since the first session of the Polish Sejm, held a meeting with Stanisław Karczewski, Marshal of the Polish Senate. Xhaferi, as his cabinet informs, voiced gratitude for the continual support from Poland to the reform activities ...

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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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PS Xhaferi: Western Balkans Looking Less and Less Like Powder Keg

“The Western Balkans are looking less and less like a powder keg. We have a clear European perspective,” PS Talat Xhaferi said on Monday, within the frameworks of the annual meeting of Parliamentary Defence and Security Committees from Southeast Europe countries. He expects President Gjorge Ivanov to respect the Constitution and parliamentary democracy so that the name agreement with Greece ...

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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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