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Zaev: Macedonia deserves clear EC recommendation

It is a fact that we have done the job and Macedonia deserves a crystal clear recommendation from Brussels, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on Monday, in light of tomorrow’s release of the European Commission Progress Report. “The...
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Court extends detention of former government official Donevski

The Skopje-based Criminal Court has extended the detention of Vase Donevski, former director of the Government’s Service for General and Common Affairs, by another 30 days, learns MIA. The detention has been extended upon a motion by...
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Clear recommendation for Macedonia’s accession talks in draft-report

The European Commission recommends the unconditional start of accession negotiations in its draft-report on Macedonia, obtained by MIA. “In light of the progress achieved, the European Commission recommends that accession negotiations...
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Migrants found in cargo train at Tabanovce crossing

Customs officers at Tabanovce border crossing found four migrants from Afghanistan and one from Iran in a cargo train on Sunday. The migrants were found during a routine check of the cargo train, which operated en route Greece-Hungary, the Ministry...
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Ta Nea: Berlin to award Athens in case of name row settlement

In case of settling the dispute over Macedonia’s name, Berlin will allow Athens to postpone an implementation of austerity measure – cutting of pensions – for six months, Greek paper Ta Nea says. Citing credible European sources, the...
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PM Zaev: Process for increasing parliamentary majority to be completed by late April

Talks on increasing the parliamentary majority are resuming this weekend, while the entire process to that effect should be wrapped up by late April, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev told an open media briefing on Saturday. Ali Ahmeti, leader of the...
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President Ivanov meets participants of NATO anti-terrorism workshop

President Gjorge Ivanov had a meeting Saturday with participants of the Advance Research Workshop, dubbed ‘Defense against Terrorism, Enhancing Resilience of Democratic Institutions and Rule of Law’. The meeting was attended by eminent...
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DM Sekerinska: Government focused on name dispute settlement, NATO, EU integration processes

The government is now focused on realizing the plan A, namely the name row settlement, commencing of EU accession talks and obtaining an invitation for NATO membership, Vice-Premier and Defense Minister Radmila Sekerisnka told an open media...
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PM Zaev: Very close to solution, name and scope of its usage still pending

Progress has been made in regard to most of the issues related to the  dispute over Macedonia’s name, but the scope of usage and a name for international usage are still subject of negotiations, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev told an open media...
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FM Dimitrov: Main difference in name talks – scope of usage

Progress has been made during the last round of name talks in Vienna, but the most difficult issues still remain open, such as the Greek request for Macedonia to amend the constitution and the scope of use of the new name, Foreign Minister...