Wednesday, 16 September 2020
World 16.09.20 | 22:39

Orban: Hungary’s borders remain closed

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced tighter restrictions to prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading further, in a video posted on Facebook on Wednesday. Pubs and restaurants are to close at 11 pm, and masks will be required at public offices, health-care facilities, cinemas and theatres. People...

Macedonia 16.09.20 | 22:36

Zaev and Mitsotakis seek to resolve historical, educational and archaeological issues

Macedonia and Greece have created a model for successful settlement of open issues between neighbors through the Prespa Agreement, with the partnership transforming into an alliance through Macedonia’s NATO membership. Greece remains the country’s strong lobbyist and supporter in the upcoming process...

Macedonia 16.09.20 | 22:27

Zaev is playing with the citizens, until yesterday he said the biggest supporter on the road to the EU will be Bulgaria, now he says it will be Greece

Zoran Zaev said that the main supporter of Macedonia for joining the EU will be Bulgaria, today he says it is Greece, so they are playing with us. We are not aware that we do not have a constant defense of the Macedonianism. We lost the constant and now we are on a windstorm and they will destroy us,...

Macedonia 16.09.20 | 22:20

VMRO-DPMNE announced new protest with vehicles against Zaev’s mafia and expensive electricity

Zoran Zaev’s mafia destroyed the economy in the Republic of Macedonia. Due to the incompetence of the government led by SDSM, over 40 thousand citizens remained on the streets in five months, says VMRO-DPMNE. Macedonia has a historic drop in GDP of 12.9%. Zoran Zaev trades with Macedonia’s...

Balkans 16.09.20 | 15:45

Greece extends entry ban until September 30

Greece until September 30 has extended the ban for entry of internationals outside the European Union, including Macedonia, Albania and Turkey, MIA reports from Athens. Limitations at land borders due to ‘preventative reasons to protect public health from the spread of COVID-19 in Greece’, involve...

Macedonia 16.09.20 | 15:41

Greece can depend on its neighbour, Zaev tells Sakellaropoulou

The bilateral relations of Greece and Macedonia have entered a new era, said Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou after meeting with Macedonian Prime Minister, Zoran Zaev. Sakellaropoulou congratulated Zaev on his re-election and underlined the importance of implementing the Prespa Agreement in its...

Macedonia 16.09.20 | 15:10

New scandal in the Ministry of Defense: Sekerinska unlawfully promoted newly recruited soldiers to higher ranks

Lawlessness and partisanship in the Ministry of Defense continue. On September 11, the Minister of Defense Radmila Sekerinska distributed employment contracts to 70 newly recruited soldiers and immediately promoted them to higher ranks for which they have to spend at least a year of service in the Army,...

Macedonia 16.09.20 | 14:52

Zaev says his dream of coming to Athens to discuss business cooperation came true

I’ll try to encourage the leaders in the neighboring countries, but also those here, in Greece, in Macedonia to recognize a good partner for future development, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Wednesday taking part in The Economist conference in Athens. To me personally, it is important to show the...

World 16.09.20 | 14:45

Von der Leyen: Western Balkans not just stopover on Silk Road

European Commission (EC) President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday called the opening of accession negotiations with Macedonia and Albania ‘truly historic.’ In her State of the Union address in Brussels, Leyen drew connection between the EU’s relations with China, referring to the Silk Road –...

Balkans 16.09.20 | 13:45

Zaev had dinner with Tsipras in Athens

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, who is paying a two-day working visit to Greece, on Tuesday night had dinner with Greece’s ex-PM Alexis Tsipras and France’s ex-President Francois Hollande. Writing on Facebook, Zaev said they agreed that ‘this is a time when alongside the national interests of every...

Culture 16.09.20 | 13:20

23rd Skopje Film Festival to close with Fellini’s 8½

Federico Fellini’s masterpiece Eight and a Half (1963), a surrealist comedy about a confused filmmaker, will end this year’s Skopje Film Festival. It is the last in a series of films screened during the festival to honor the centenary of the Italian director’s birth, organizers write. As part...

Culture 16.09.20 | 12:23

Uglesha Shajtinac, a playwright: It is not true that young people are not interested and do not write

The 8th Pro-Za Balkan International Literature Festival kicked off Monday in Skopje’s Kursumli An. Dozens of guests from the region, authors respected in their countries, but also translated into several languages, came to Skopje to celebrate literature amid the coronavirus pandemic. Aleksandar...

Macedonia 16.09.20 | 12:07

VMRO-DPMNE staged a European protest for Macedonian Goce Delcev

Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Skopje at Tuesday’s protest where they expressed their dissatisfaction with the bargaining that Goce Delcev is a Bulgarian, and that Macedonia has Bulgarian history. Protesters started their march from the Ministry of Justice to the Ministry of Foreign...

Macedonia 16.09.20 | 11:51

Baby infected with coronavirus in a kindergarten, will Filipce bear responsibility?

A 15-month-old baby from the Skopje-based “13 November” kindergarten is the latest coronavirus case after the reopening of kindergartens on 9 September. Since the opening of the kindergartens, there have been three cases of infected employees in kindergartens in Skopje, Bitola and Sveti Nikole,...

Macedonia 16.09.20 | 11:36

Milososki: Instead of being a Speaker, Xhaferi acts as a minister who protects his colleagues

VMRO-DPMNE MP Antonio Milososki accused the Parliament Speaker, Talat Xhaferi, of protecting the ministers from parliamentary questions. Milososki said that Talat Xhaferi, instead of being a Speaker, acts like a government minister who protects his colleagues from parliamentary questions. Parliamentary...

Macedonia 16.09.20 | 11:26

578 people caught without face masks

In the past 24 hours, a total of 578 people were caught without personal protective equipment, i.e. face masks, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Wednesday. The Ministry urges citizens to comply with the Government measures and protocols on protection against COVID-19, reads the press release.

Macedonia 16.09.20 | 10:35

VMRO-DPMNE: No membership in the EU with Zaev, who launders money through Panama with the anti-EU businessman Daka, and the prosecution is asleep

There is no membership in the EU with Zaev, who launders money through Panama with the anti-EU businessman Daka, and the prosecution is asleep. On top of that, Maricic, who should fight against that crime, says that he has not heard about the scandal, VMRO-DPMNE said in a press release on Wednesday. The...

Macedonia 16.09.20 | 10:23

Mickoski: The choice is SDSM or the truth, either Macedonia or the mafia

The mafia is not stronger than the truth. The choice is SDSM or the truth. Either Macedonia or the mafia. The choice of this people is Macedonia! Come to your senses! Delcev is our last bastion, Delcev is our fortress, Delcev is our Meckin Kamen and we will not give up on Delcev, wrote the leader of...