Thursday, 13 December 2018 | News today: 25

Macedonia

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Greek Defense Minister Kammenos says Macedonians must abandon “Tito’s propaganda”

While Bulgarian Defense Minister Krasimir Karakacanov calls on Macedonians to turn into “good Bulgarians”, his Greek counterpart and fellow nationalist political party leader Panos Kammenos said that the Prespa treaty is dead and...
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Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister wants Macedonians to become “good Bulgarians”

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Krasimir Karakacanov said that Macedonians need to be turned into a “normal people” and “good Bulgarians”. Karakacanov, who is also the Bulgarian Defense Minister and leads the nationalist...
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VMRO-DPMNE issues six demands

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski listed six demands to the Government, starting with a demand for the resignation of Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov over his comment that “Macedonians have issues” with regard to their national...
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Innovation Fund awards another scandalous contract to company tied to the SDSM party

Another scandal has hit the Innovation Fund, after it was revealed that it awarded 42.810 EUR to a company owned by a business partner of Deputy Environment Minister Jani Makraduli. Economic Leader reports that the contract was awarded to the...
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Bulgaria tells Zaev it will block Macedonia’s EU and NATO accession if he mentions the Macedonian language again

Krasimir Karakacanov, leader of the Bulgarian VMRO-BND party who is Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister in Boyko Borisov’s Government, told Zoran Zaev that he needs to stop talking about the existence of a Macedonian language,...
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VMRO-DPMNE calls for vote of no confidence in Minister Dimitrov, says he insulted the Macedonian people

VMRO-DPMNE initiated a no confidence vote in Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov, over his demeaning statement in Parliament that the Macedonian people “have issues” and this is why Macedonians insist to evoke the memory of Alexander...
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Zaev asked Hungarian socialist opposition leader for his help to extradite Gruevski

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, who is attending the Party of European Socialists meeting in Portugal, asked Hungarian Socialist leader Bertalan Toth for help to ensure former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski is extradited back to Macedonia....
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President Ivanov says the Government is using the courts to pressure him on the renaming treaty

Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov said that the several days of courthouse hearings in which witnesses blamed members from his staff for the April 27th incident in the Parliament are part of the campaign of pressure and intimidation aimed...
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Zaev’s Government turns its prosecutors on President Ivanov

The Justice Ministry is preparing a new law on the Special Prosecutors’ Office (SPO) which would give the much criticized institution mandate to initiate charges against leading officials, including the President, at a time when SDSM...
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Lavrov blasts US and EU interference in Macedonia as Tsipras meets Putin

The West is in a hurry to implement the treaty between Greece and Macedonia and bring Macedonia into NATO at the beginning of 2019, and this is the reason why they brutally interfere in the internal affairs of Skopje, said Russian Foreign Minister...