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FM Dimitrov: EC clear recommendation ‘a great victory’ for Macedonia

The unconditional recommendation of the European Commission for Macedonia today is a great victory for its citizens, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov said Tuesday in a meeting with a delegation of the Czech Senate, led by its Vice President Jiri...
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PM Zaev: Macedonia – a step closer to EU membership

Today is one of those days when the citizens of Macedonia should be proud as the country is now one step closer to the European Union, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Tuesday at a press conference as the European Commission published the country’s...
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Macedonia’s 2018 report much better than previous ones, says Zbogar

Macedonia by the European Commission was given a clear recommendation to start accession negotiations and a much improved wording compared to previous progress reports, EU Ambassador Samuel Zbogar told a news conference after the publishing...
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Fejzi Aziri arrested for “Monster” case

Fejzi Aziri, accused in the “Monster” case, who was sentenced to a six-and-a-half-year prison sentence for illegal weapons, was arrested late Tuesday at the Clinic of Pulmonology and Allergology and put under police surveillance,...
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EC recommends commencing of Macedonia’s EU accession talks

The European Commission recommends for Macedonia to commence the EU-accession talks, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, said Tuesday at a presentation of the EC report on the country’s...
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Dimitrov: I won’t reply to Dacic’s statement on Macedonia

Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov in the interview with Belgrade-based N1 television told that he will not comment the statement of Serbian FM Ivica Dacic given last week at the press conference with Greek FM Nikos Kotzias, that it...
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FM Dimitrov says he hopes Macedonia will get clear recommendation

I hope we will get a clear recommendation for the opening of negotiations to join the EU, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov said in a speech at an event marking the 10th anniversary of the European Fund for the Balkans taking place Monday and...
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Macedonia to get EU negotiations date by July

EU member countries want Macedonia to be given a date to start accession talks by July at the latest, MIA has learned from top diplomatic sources in Brussels. Bulgaria’s presidency would like a date to be set in June while Bulgaria still...
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Osmani gives Žbogar detailed report on Plan 3-6-9

Vice-Premier for European Affairs Bujar Osmani delivered the final report on the implementation of Plan 3-6-9 to EU ambassador Samuel Žbogar ahead of tomorrow’s release of the EU’s Progress Report for the Republic of Macedonia. “We...
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PM Zaev: No leaders’ meeting on name negotiations, only informative meetings

A leaders’ meeting on the course of the name negotiations will probably not take place, because no special breakthrough was made at last week’s Ohrid talks, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. “I believe that most likely there...