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Macedonia

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U.S. congressmen: Zaev to confirm voters’ will

House Democracy Partnership (HDP) commission of the U.S. House of Representatives has encouraged Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to implement the constitutional revision resulting from the Prespa Agreement, despite the challenges following the referendum,...
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Kammenos: Tsipras not approving the Prespa Agreement alternative option

Being the government’s coalition partner, I was obliged to present an alternative proposal, which Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is aware of, but does not approve it, says Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos regarding his plan B on inter-state...
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Two-thirds majority uncertain, motion for constitutional revision in parliament today

The plenary session over the motion for constitutional revision is scheduled to be held Monday in the Parliament. Members of the Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Issues adopted Friday the government’s motion for constitutional...
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Zaev: MPs to determine NATO and EU future of citizens

Session of the Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Issues regarding the Government’s motion for constitutional revision arising from the Prespa Agreement began on Wednesday. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, who elaborated the Government’s...
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NATO accession talks on Oct. 18-19 in Brussels

Macedonia on Oct. 18-19 at the NATO headquarters in Brussels will officially launch accession talks to join the Alliance. The government yesterday at a session reviewed and passed an information on forming a working committee tasked with realizing...
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Government expects two-thirds majority for constitutional revision

Spokesman Mile Bosnjakovski reiterated Wednesday the Government’s expectations for a two-thirds majority in Parliament for endorsement of the constitutional changes. The Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Issues is set to begin...
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ARM patrol prevents illegal migrant transit at border

A Macedonian Army (ARM) patrol prevented a group of migrants to illegally enter the country by firing several shots in the air at the border with Greece. One of the migrants has been detained, while the remaining headed back to Greece, ARM said...
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Parliament committee to discuss motion for constitutional revision

The Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Issues is set to hold Wednesday a session over the motion for revision of the Constitution. The committee debate is scheduled to last for ten days at most. The procedure for constitutional amendments...
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Macedonia launches NATO accession talks

At its regular session Tuesday the Government reviewed and adopted a report on the components of the accession talks for NATO membership the Republic of Macedonia should join on October 18-19 in the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels. The...
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The report on Macedonia adopted by the EP Committee on Foreign Affairs

The European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) by 47 votes ‘for’, nine ‘against’ and one ‘restrained’ adopted Tuesday the report of rapporteur Ivo Vajgl on Macedonia, which supports a launch of the country’s EU accession...