Tag: army
Macedonia 07.04.21 | 16:24

Geostrategy: Sekerinska’s army is the only NATO army vaccinated with Russian vaccines donated by Serbia

Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska and Health Minister Venko Filipce informed that the vaccination of the Army members started today. Army officers and soldiers are vaccinated with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine donated by Serbia. Почна вакцинацијата на Армијата… Posted...

Macedonia 28.12.20 | 09:45

200 soldiers admitted to the army

Newly recruited 200 professional soldiers will join the Macedonian army today. Defense Minister Sekerinska will host a ceremony in the Ilinden army barracks in Skopje in their honor. The Ministry reports that it has admitted 830 new soldiers into the army in the past three years over Sekerinska’s...

Macedonia 03.12.20 | 12:43

Firemen join the Army servicemen in their criticism of the Zaev policy on Bulgaria

An open letter from representatives of firemen associations was distributed to the media outlets, condemning the Zaev regime for its policy on Bulgaria. The firemen associations join with the similar letter issued by officers and soldiers of the Macedonian Army yesterday. Statement from soldiers and...

Macedonia 24.11.20 | 14:39

About 150 police officers and 300 Army members will guard health facilities

A total of 295 members of the Army will support the police in securing the health facilities in accordance with the needs of the Ministry of Health. This number is elastic and it does not mean that everyone will go out on the field tomorrow, said today the acting the director of the Crisis Management...

Macedonia 05.11.20 | 15:44

Order to mobilize the army could lead to a new curfew

President Stevo Pendarovski signed an order to mobilize the military to assist other institutions in fighting the coronavirus epidemic, which is spiking to unprecedented levels in Macedonia. According to the order, the army will help, disarmed, in support of the Healthcare Ministry, transport and storage...

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 16.05.20 | 21:48

No “North or Macedonia”: Army’s Chief of General Staff referred to as “MK-Skopje MOD” at NATO Military Committee virtual meeting

Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Vasko Gjurcinovski, for the first time as a full-fledged member, took part in the 183rd regular session of the NATO Military Committee (MC), the senior millitary authority in the Alliance. At the virtual meeting, the chiefs of the general staff of the...

Macedonia 07.04.20 | 16:56

City of Kumanovo calls on the army to help manage crowds before banks, welfare centers..

The city of Kumanovo asked for help from the army to control the large crowds of people that gather in front of banks. The city was placed under a strict curfew over the weekend, and a similar regime goes into force tomorrow, after five dozen cases of the coronavirus were diagnosed. The way the weekend...

Macedonia 07.04.20 | 15:38

British Embassy donates equipment for Army to fight coronavirus outbreak

British Embassy to Skopje on Tuesday donated equipment for the Army in support of their activities to fight the outbreak of the coronavirus in Macedonia. “It is important to stand together in these challenging times,” the British Embassy tweet said. “State secretary Nikolikj has received the British...

Macedonia 25.03.20 | 17:45

Two soldiers test positive – one worked in the Skopje barracks cantina

Two army members were found positive to the coronavirus, the Macedonian Army said. Both were assigned to the Skopje army barracks, one of them working in the cantina, which prompted an urgent disinfection of the facility. The cantina will be closed for 24 hours and all staff will be replaced once it...

Macedonia 20.03.20 | 13:08

Army increases presence to help deal the crisis

As of tomorrow, the Army will significantly increase its presence to help deal with the crisis. The Army combined in joint patrols and activities with police and other authorities will secure all state borders, Chief of Army General Staff, Lt. General Vasko Gjurchinovski told Friday’s news conference. He...

Macedonia 16.02.20 | 11:01

Parliament set to begin its last session

Today at noon the Parliament is supposed to resume its final session, at the end of which it should vote to dissolve, at the last possible moment that would still allow holding elections on April 12. Before it dissolves, the ruling SDSM party demands a vote on its proposal for a new law on state prosecutors,...

Macedonia 21.01.20 | 16:57

Sekerinska promotes the pre-election defense salary hikes

Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska is busily promoting salary hikes and benefit perks for soldiers and Ministry employees, which are being approved just in time for the April 12 elections. This is the second salary increase, starting at the end of this month,and salaries for civilian will go up by 10...

Macedonia 27.12.19 | 21:51

Who made the president to change the name of the Army with a decree?

VMRO-DPMNE’s position as an opposition is to behave in a statehood manner, but how VMRO-DPMNE will behave as a government, according to President Hristijan Mickoski, should not be a dilemma – also in a statehood manner. VMRO-DPMNE is an opposition that has decided with democratic tools, with...

Macedonia 26.12.19 | 13:09

Xhaferi says it is not crucial that the new defense law is adopted before the elections

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi said that it is not necessary for Macedonia to adopt a law on the army, if it wants to join NATO. In a press briefing, Xhaferi said that the NATO accession is proceeding regardless of the law. The law is one of the dozens that have clogged the work of the Parliament,...

Macedonia 22.11.19 | 10:11

Macedonian army says they’re investigating report of sexual assault on a female soldier in the Kumanovo barracks

The Defense Ministry said it will investigate in full the report that a soldier sexually harassed a female soldier in the Kumanovo barracks. The alleged incident happened four days ago, and was reported the next day by the female soldier. We strongly condemn any attempt of sexual harassment. Such behavior...

Macedonia 17.07.19 | 22:13

Army soldiers ordered to remove the name Macedonia from their uniforms

Army soldiers were ordered to remove the name Macedonia from their uniforms, Army sources told Republika. According to Republika’s information, last week, after reading the order at the morning parade, the garrisons were ordered to remove the inscription “Macedonia”, which is on the...

Macedonia 04.07.19 | 12:55

Pendarovski orders the army to be named “Army of the Republic of North Macedonia”

President Stevo Pendarovski ordered the renaming of the Army of the Republic of Macedonia into the “Army of the Republic of North Macedonia”. The name of the army is the Army of the “Republic of North Macedonia” and that is now legally settled on my part, Pendarovski said during...

Macedonia 02.07.19 | 18:16

Ministry of Defense: Army uniforms must be of top quality – the procedure will be repeated

The Ministry of Defense said that “due to the failure to fulfill the contract for the procurement of military-field uniform by the company that was selected in a public and transparent procedure, today has terminated this contract, and in accordance with the procedure, will activate the bank guarantee.” The...

Macedonia 31.05.19 | 18:30

Defense Ministry union demands a resignation from Minister Sekerinska

The union of the Defense Ministry demands that Minister Radmila Sekerinska resigns because of the poor labour and equipment conditions of the army. According to the union, the state of the army barracks is unacceptable and pay is low. We face disastrously bad conditions to perform our work. The military...

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