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Pendarovski admits that the referendum failed (VIDEO)

The referendum failed in one component, the national NATO co-ordinator Stevo Pendarovski admitted in an interview with Al Jazeera’s English channel, dismantling SDSM’s position on successful referendum. After his statement on...
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Artan Grubi: SDSM is to blame for the failure of the referendum

DUI MP Artan Grubi blamed MP Muhamed Zekir and his party SDSM for the failure of the referendum on the Albanian TV Top Channel ‘s “Top Show”, fol.mk reported. Grubi stressed that the failure happened due to SDSM and...
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Russian Embassy to “Guardian”: You either prove that you lack expertise, or deliberately downplay the Macedonian people

The Russian Embassy in Macedonia reacted on Twitter on British Guardian’s headline “Result of Macedonia’s referendum is another victory for Russia”. Dear Guardian (and other Western MSM), by blaming Russia for the...
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23 years from President Gligorov’s assassination attempt

Wednesday marks the 23rd anniversary from the assassination attempt on former President of the Republic of Macedonia Kiro Gligorov. Gligorov survived the assassination with serious head injuries. His driver Aleksandar Spirovski was killed in...
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Vanhoutte for Faktor: VMRO-DPMNE not to participate in elections until it is democratized, and Government should not “buy” votes of MPs

Early parliamentary elections cannot and should not be an option, lawmakers should be persuaded and not bought, said in an interview with Faktor, Peter Vanhoutte, a former European Union mediator in the negotiations between the parties in Macedonia...
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MoI: Report filed regarding FM Dimitrov’s forged resignation letter

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has filed a report to the Interior Ministry and the Public Prosecutor’s Office involving a forgery and possible misuse of an institution and a manner for communication in connection to a fake resignation...
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Stoltenberg: Macedonia can join NATO in 2019, name deal must be implemented

NATO has said Macedonia could become a member of the Alliance in 2019 provided that it accepted the Prespa Agreement. The accession talks with Macedonia could be completed in January 2019 and the country could join NATO as early as the beginning...
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Vehicle transporting migrants overturns at Gradsko-Veles motorway

A vehicle transporting 13 migrants overturned at Gradsko-Veles motorway section on Tuesday morning, says the Veles police. “A passenger vehicle Renault Espace with Strumica plates, driven by an unknown individual, hit the protective barrier...
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Kotzias: Referendum not a legal condition for Prespa Agreement implementation

The referendum is not a condition or legal requirement for implementation of the Prespa Agreement, but a choice made by Skopje, says Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias in an interview with Greek national TV station ERT following Sunday’s...
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Nimetz: Special attention should be paid to the people who voted ‘yes’

Leaders and politicians in Macedonia have to make important decisions for the future of the country, UN mediator in Skopje-Athens name talks, Matthew Nimetz said. Commenting the low voter turnout in Sunday’s referendum in Macedonia, Nimetz...