Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | News today: 19

Macedonia

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Zaev: My term as Prime Minister could end on 30 September if citizens vote against we will cancel the agreement with Greece

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev doesn’t wish to predict how the Parliament will vote if the referendum on name deal fails, namely if the voter turnout is not sufficient. However he is certain in the referendum’s success, as there is no alternative...
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EU talks will be long, difficult and expensive: Thousands of people to participate in negotiating process, Government to work on three fronts

Deputy PM for European Affairs Bujar Osmani presenting negotiating structure of Macedonia’s accession to EU told Wednesday’s press conference that the main function of the negotiating process is our preparedness for membership. It is one...
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Ivanov – Palmer: I do not accept agreement that is detrimental to Macedonian national interests

President Gjorge Ivanov and Matthew Palmer, US Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, shared opinions Wednesday on political developments in Macedonia and possibilities for advancing the strategic partnership...
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SEC: Macedonian diaspora can vote in referendum

The State Election Commission (SEC) held Wednesday its constitutive session and adopted the Rulebook on organization and implementation of the September 30 referendum. Taking into consideration that the referendum should take place in 60 days,...
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Miloshoski: Talk to me about democracy – I boycott

“Today at 11.30 am by order of Talat Xhaferi and Cvetanka Ivanova, Ivana Tufekic, who is not president or vice-president of the Committee, will illegally “hold” a session of the Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Policy...
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SEC to hold first session

The State Election Commission (SEC) will hold its first session on Wednesday, following its election in Parliament on July 25. The new SEC members are Oliver Derkovski (president), Ditmire Shehu (vice-president), Elizabeta Postolovska, Janakie...
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Zaev and Borissov to jointly celebrate Ilinden in Blagoevgrad

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borissov will jointly celebrate Thursday the 115th anniversary of Ilinden Uprising in Blagoevgrad, Government’s Press Service told Wednesday. Zaev and Borissov will attend...
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Deskoska: If there is no census, name agreement remains in force

“The agreement with Greece has been concluded and ratified in the Parliament. Citizens have the opportunity to support it or change it in a referendum. Those who will not vote in the referendum actually do not help to reject the agreement....
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U.S. official Matthew Palmer to meet top officials, party leaders

Matthew Palmer, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, is visiting Macedonia on August 1-3 to express U.S. support for the country’s conclusion of the Prespa Agreement with Greece and the country’s...
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Session of Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Policy postponed again

Wednesday’s session of the Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Policy over the country’s foreign policy achievements has been postponed yet again. The session has been postponed on several occasions after committee chairman Antonio...