Saturday, 17 October 2020
Macedonia 17.10.20 | 22:45

Will Zaev accept a leaders’ meeting over blackmail from Bulgaria?

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski called for a leaders’ meeting over relations with Bulgaria. He believes that this issue is too serious and that they should all discuss it. But the question is whether Zaev will accept after he has repeatedly said that he still believes in an agreement. Regarding...

Macedonia 17.10.20 | 22:17

Macedonia breaks daily record: 594 new Covid-19 cases

Macedonia broke the record for new daily coronavirus cases. Out of 2,617 COVID-19 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 594 new cases were registered, and there were also three fatalities and 162 recovered patients. Most of the new cases were registered in Skopje – 303, Strumica-34 and Tetovo...

Macedonia 17.10.20 | 19:36

Dimitrov: Official start of EU talks – either joint achievement or joint failure

Efforts are being made and activities are under way as regards holding the first joint intergovernmental conference with the EU as Macedonia is preparing for a positive scenario, Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov said Saturday. It cannot be ruled out that there will be no intergovernmental...

Macedonia 17.10.20 | 19:28

Aleksovski: In VMRO-DPMNE, FroDem came across fraternal understanding of key challenges

Today, part of the leadership of the FroDem party was officially joined opposition party VMRO-DPMNE. FroDem’s Ljupco Aleksovski said Saturday that in VMRO-DPMNE, FroDem came across a fraternal understanding of key challenges that VMRO-DPMNE and the state should face, and for that purpose through...

Macedonia 17.10.20 | 18:33

Mickoski calls for leaders’ meeting over talks with Bulgaria

I do not believe that Bulgaria will block Macedonia’s EU integration process and I call for that not to happen, says VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski. However, he called for a leaders’ meeting of the relevant political parties for the talks held with the eastern neighbor, because these...

Macedonia 17.10.20 | 18:28

Mickoski: FroDem party is joining VMRO-DPMNE

The political party Front for Democratic Macedonia (FroDem) has joined VMRO-DPMNE, the leader of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski confirmed at Saturday’s press conference. It is a special honor and pleasure for me to announce that another right-wing pro-opposition structure in Macedonia...

Macedonia 17.10.20 | 12:56

Zaev: Eradication of poverty is our everyday motivation

We’re motivated everyday, not only on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, by deeds to eradicate poverty, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Saturday in a video message on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. In the past years we have focused the deeds on raising the standard...

Macedonia 17.10.20 | 12:36

Strumica patient given medical assistance outside the hospital doors

A video sent by a reader from Strumica to the news portals “Faktor” and “Hashtag” shows that health facilities are overwhelmed. According to his claims, it is about the Strumica hospital, which due to the overwhelmed capacities, can not accommodate all citizens, so some are given...

Macedonia 17.10.20 | 12:27

541 people caught without face masks

In the past 24 hours, a total of 541 people were caught without personal protective equipment, i.e. face masks, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Saturday. The Ministry urges citizens to comply with the Government measures and protocols on protection against COVID-19, reads the press release.

Macedonia 17.10.20 | 11:11

Mickoski on Vodno: They promised “air”, but only brought national catastrophe

They promised “air”, but they only brought a national catastrophe, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski wrote on “Facebook”, sharing photos from this morning’s visit to Vodno, where the polluted Skopje can be seen. Four years of lies, crime, commissions, corruption and shame....

Macedonia 17.10.20 | 11:04

Macedonia’s Army in first mission since country’s NATO accession

The Army of Macedonia will take part directly for the first time as a NATO member-state in the KFOR Mission. Forty-four Army members will be deployed to the Kosovo mission on Saturday, taking part in the KFOR Command and Regional Command West. With the presence of the highest military and state leadership...

Macedonia 17.10.20 | 10:58

New restrictions as of Monday, legal regulations to allow MoI and inspectors to fine home visits

Due to the high rate of new Covid-19 cases, the Commission for Infectious Diseases yesterday proposed new measures including a ban on all events, ordering all businesses to close by 23:00 h, and public transportation capacities to be reduced by 50%. The authorities assure that there are mechanisms to...

Macedonia 17.10.20 | 10:45

Boki returned to Sutka prison again, after a month in hospital

Bojan Jovanovski has been sent back to the Sutka prison a few days ago. Although his health condition is poor, he is persistently held in the prison. There are no conditions for care after his gastric surgery, but the demands of his lawyers for him to be under house arrest are futile. He was hospitalized...