Friday, 21 September 2018 | News today: 18

Macedonia

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Xhaferi: Campaign to be transparent and direct

MPs are launching the campaign for the September 30 referendum. The final session prior to the referendum will take place today and activities are expected to begin on Monday, says Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi. “The coordination body,...
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Dimitrov for Kurz: Austria needs us to be poor and ugly shield against refugees

What did Nikola Dimitrov, the incumbent Minister of Foreign Affairs of Macedonia say two years ago, in 2016? “The European Commission says that Macedonia is a captured state. The Austrian Foreign Minister Kurz came to Skopje to give support...
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Hristijan Mickoski meets with Austria’s Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz (video)

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski met Friday with Austria’s Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz. The meeting focused on the current political situation, the Euro-Atlantic integration, and the upcoming referendum on the agreement with Greece. Mickoski...
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Macedonian Government apologizes: The dimensions and color of the flags are very similar

The Macedonian Government apologized for the flag blunder outside the government building, where during the formal reception of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Latvia’s flag was placed instead of the Austrian. “The Government...
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Merkel to visit Skopje, Macron to deliver video address on September 8th

On September 8, the Independence Day of the Republic of Macedonia, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will pay a visit to Skopje. This is her first visit to the country. Moreover, President Emmanuel Macron will deliver a video address in front...
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Who will bear the responsibility for this unprecedented shame?

The Macedonian government made a big careless mistake after the Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz, was welcomed with Latvia’s flag at the official ceremony in front of the government. The government led by Prime Minister Zoran...
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Scandal: Austria’s Chancellor Kurz welcomed with Latvian flag

A big mistake was made by the government’s protocol on Friday morning when the Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz arrived in Skopje, where he was met by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev outside the Government building. Instead of Austria’s...
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Kurz: Settlement of the name issue is a big chance for the dynamics of Macedonia

Settlement of the name issue is a big chance for the dynamics of Macedonia and the entire region. I welcome the compromise and urge citizens to take part at the coming referendum, vote ‘for’ the agreement and ‘for’ Macedonia’s...
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Kurz: Macedonia at a historic crossroad, support for referendum (video)

Macedonia is at a historic crossroad on the EU path. In light of the September 30 referendum, the name solution has our full support. That is why I am coming to Macedonia to meet Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and other officials, said Austrian...
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Stoltenberg: NATO door is open, but only people can decide to walk through it

In a few weeks’ time, Macedonia will hold a referendum on the name agreement, so I encourage voters to turn out in strong numbers, as becoming a full member of the international community with all the benefits that this will bring is a once-in-a-lifetime...