Tag Archives: Zoran Zaev

Zaev: Serving Macedonia and NATO is Great Honour for every Soldier

An event marking the inauguration of 125 professional soldiers in the Macedonian Army (ARM) was officially held on Wednesday.  The event was attended by PM Zoran Zaev and Vice-PM and Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska. “To be a soldier in a NATO member country means that they will work in improved conditions according to the standards of NATO allies. As soldiers, ...

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Zaev: Reforms and Name Issue Agreement Only Way towards EU Membership

Тhe implementation of required reforms, as well as the Name Issue Agreement with Greece, is the only way for Macedonia to become a full EU member, said PM of Macedonia Zoran Zaev during a conference in Skopje titled “Macedonian Perspective: How to reach EU”. “The reforms necessary in the fields of rule of law, state administration, struggle against corruption etc. ...

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PM Zaev meets Delegation from UK’s Foreign Office

PM Zoran Zaev met Wednesday a delegation of the British Foreign Office, headed by the General Director for Political Affairs Richard Moor and the Manager of the Department for Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia in the West Balkans Sector Katherine Barns. “The support the United Kingdom gives us in our integrations in NATO and EU is an additional motivation for us ...

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PM Zaev meets Chinese Ambassador Lixian

Тhe PM Zoran Zaev met on Wednesday the Chinese Ambassador to Macedonia Yin Lixian. As reported by the Government via a press release, the interlocutors spoke about the bilateral relations between the two countries, and their cooperation in many fields. Ambassador Lixian congratulate Zaev on the Name issue Agreement with Greece on behalf of the PM of China Li Keqiang, ...

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Zaev: Referendum question on Name Issue Agreement not determined yet

Тhe form and the content of the referendum question concerning the Name Issue Agreement with Greece is still not defined, said PM Zoran Zaev during his official visit of the Municipality of Prilep. “We have not discussed this matter yet, because at the moment we are focused on the country’s integration in NATO, for which we are to receive an ...

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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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PM Zaev, MP Jovanovski have Row in Parliament

During the MP Questions Session in the Parliament of Macedonia, VMRO-DPMNE MP Krsto Jovanovski leveled a series of accusations and offensive words at PM Zaev concerning the Name Issue Agreement with Greece. “You are traitors, and the agreement for your treachery is signed with the damn hand of yours. You are cowards, who sold the sacred name of Macedonia only ...

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PM Zaev: Talks for EU Accession a Historic Decision

In an Interview for Deutsche Welle (DW), Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev says that as the EU opens its gates, Macedonia would “proudly walks through them”. “There is no other description for this decision: It is a historic one. We have a date for negotiations: June 2019. Until then, together with our friends and partners from the European Commission, we will ...

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PM Zaev at Joint Press Conference with EP President Tusk

This is a good week for your country and for the Western Balkans. The EU ministers set out the path towards opening accession talks with Macedonia and with Albania in June 2019, and in just a few hours, I expect that the EU Heads of States will endorse this decision, European Council President Donald Tusk told a news conference in ...

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