Category: Macedonia
Macedonia 07.03.21 | 17:40

10 die, including a 47-year-old patient, 333 new Covid-19 cases

Out of 2,259 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 333 new cases were registered, 268 patients recovered and 10 died (aged between 47 and 90), the Health Ministry said on Sunday. Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 107,163 confirmed coronavirus cases,...

Macedonia 07.03.21 | 17:31

Zaev acknowledged that the government was close to falling apart after Mijalkov’s escape

The government would’ve fallen after Mijalkov’s escape, so we had to tighten our grip on the institutions or there would’ve been resignations, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev in an interview with “Sloboden pecat” regarding the escape and appearance of the former secret police...

Macedonia 07.03.21 | 17:22

IPIS poll: VMRO-DPMNE with a stable lead over SDSM

The Skopje-based Institute for Political Research (IPIS) conducted a short telephone poll in the period between March 1 and March 4, 2021 of 1,109 adult respondents in the Republic of Macedonia. In the poll, citizens expressed their views on their support for political parties. In order to observe the...

Macedonia 07.03.21 | 17:11

First batch of Russian vaccine arrives in Macedonia

The first batch of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine purchased by the Ministry of Health arrived in the country on Sunday via the courier DHL. Health Minister Venko Filipce and Russian Ambassador to Macedonia Sergei Bazdnikin received the COVID-19 vaccines at the Skopje International Airport. The vaccines,...

Macedonia 07.03.21 | 12:14

We don’t make pacts with the mafia, first we will defeat you, and then you will be held accountable, Misajlovski tells Zaev

Zoran Zaev, after criminal and stolen elections, after abuse of state of emergency, after mass bribery, after pressures, threats, blackmail, after changing the election code five minutes before the start of the election campaign, in times of pandemic, quarantine, distributed packages, after indebting...

Macedonia 07.03.21 | 12:03

Ackoska: Government of national salvation possible only with people who were not part of the national catastrophe

Historian Violeta Ackoska reacted to the offer from Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to the opposition to form a government of national salvation. A government of national salvation can only be formed by people who did not take part in the national catastrophe. Its task is to introduce the rule of law and annul...

Macedonia 07.03.21 | 10:53

Ahmeti to Albanian opposition: It’s not good to demonstrate patriotism with the Citizenship Law

DUI leader Ali Ahmeti informed that European specialists are being consulted on the Citizenship Law and that discussions are underway. Commenting on the announced blockade of the Albanian opposition for every law that will enter the parliamentary procedure in response to the large number of amendments...

Macedonia 07.03.21 | 10:48

VMRO-DPMNE: From boasting about stable majority Zaev reduced himself to stories of broad government

From boasting about a stable majority Zaev reduced himself to stories of broad government only to escape responsibility. If his proposal is an escape from responsibility, then he should know that VMRO-DPMNE does not make pacts with criminals, you will end uo in prison, VMRO-DPMNE said in a press release...

Macedonia 06.03.21 | 20:21

9 patients die, 722 new Covid-19 cases

Out of 3,701 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 722 new cases were registered, 186 patients recovered and 9 died, the Health Ministry said on Saturday. Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 106,832 confirmed coronavirus cases, while 94,461 people have...

Macedonia 06.03.21 | 20:09

Mickoski doesn’t accept Zaev’s condition: I will fight the disease to defeat you and your lackeys

Today we saw them with all their powerlessness offering to share the government provided that I am not part of it, because there was no agreement with me, the leader of VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski said in relation to today’s offer of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev for a broad government. Mickoski,...

Macedonia 06.03.21 | 18:02

Ahmeti doesn’t want VMRO-DPMNE in the government

The leader of the Democratic Union for Integration Ali Ahmeti does not agree with the statement of his partner, the leader of SDSM, Zoran Zaev, to form a government with the opposition. Ahmeti says that the role of the opposition is to criticize the government, and according to him it happens in all...

Macedonia 06.03.21 | 17:24

Milososki: Zaev confirmed that Macedonia needs a new government, the current majority is inefficient

When asked in Ohrid today how acceptable Zaev’s proposal for a broad government is, VMRO-DPMNE MP Antonio Milososki said that Zaev with today’s statement confirmed that Macedonia needs a new government, as well as that this majority is inefficient, and VMRO-DPMNE is ready to discuss an expert...

Macedonia 06.03.21 | 17:02

After all Zaev’s soap operas ended in failure, the Prime Minister accepts Mickoski’s proposal for a technical government

When almost two weeks ago the leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski proposed a technical government that will prepare the ground for fair elections, the government did not accept it. However, it seems that events have changed the views. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev opened the possibility of forming a...

Macedonia 06.03.21 | 13:29

Mickoski in February: It’s important to form a technical government that will prepare the ground for fair elections

Before the end of February, after the escape of Saso Mijalkov, the leader of VMRO DPMNE, said that the agreed escape was the last straw of patience and undignified life of the citizens, so he said it was time for a technical government. The resignation of the entire government and the formation of an...

Macedonia 06.03.21 | 13:17

Zaev accepts the proposal for technical government that Mickoski offered a long time ago

In an interview with “Sloboden pecat”, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev for the first time opened the possibility of forming a government of national salvation, which would include the opposition. We offer cooperation from every possible aspect. To do everything we need to do, but you definitely...

Macedonia 06.03.21 | 13:02

First batch of 3,000 doses of Russian vaccine set to arrive on Sunday

The Minister of Health Venko Filipce confirmed that the first doses of the Sputnik V vaccine will arrive at the Skopje airport tomorrow at 2 p.m. We received all the necessary documents from the Russian company to prepare the administrative procedure in the drug agency. Vaccination is very likely to...

Macedonia 06.03.21 | 12:58

Geroski: VMRO-DPMNE doing better than SDSM in the polls

According to the information I received from certain media editors according to their polls, the VMRO-DPMNE party doing better than SDSM. The researcher, the one who conducted the poll, is relevant, and that would be good news for the supporters of the opposition, said Branko Geroski in an interview...

Macedonia 06.03.21 | 10:40

Vankovska: I’m sad that the majority of colleagues from the Faculty of Philology are either silent or use ostrich tactics

What makes me sad is that the majority of colleagues from the Faculty of Philology are either silent or use ostrich tactics, commented Professor Biljana Vankovska on the warnings of the President of MANU, Ljupco Kocarev, of action being taken to change the status of the departments of Macedonian language...

Macedonia 06.03.21 | 10:33

Surge in new Covid-19 cases, Zaev and Filipce don’t say when the first ordered vaccines will arrive

The number of Covid-19 patients in the country continues to grow. There is a surge in new patients in Skopje, Kavadarci, Negotino, Prilep and Ohrid. In the past 24 hours, 3,519 tests were performed, and 843 new cases were registered, 11 people died and 333 patients recovered, of which 115 are from Skopje. Healthcare...

Macedonia 05.03.21 | 16:43

Bulgaria extradited the murderer of Martin Neskovski back to Macedonia

Bulgaria today extradited Igor Spasov, the former police officer sentenced to 14 years in prison for the brutal murder of the young Martin Neskovski in 2011. Spasov has been escorted back to the Idrizovo prison to serve out the remaining half of his sentence. The murder, perpetrated during the large...

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