Tag: buckovski
Macedonia 12.01.21 | 15:31

Buckovski: Macedonia will now review Bulgaria’s positions

In comments for the state run MIA news agency, Vlado Buckovski, who is the Government’s envoy to Bulgaria, said that he met Bulgarian officials in Sofia yesterday and that the Macedonian side will review the positions they raised. Buckovski is making his second trip to Sofia as envoy of Zoran Zaev,...

Macedonia 12.01.21 | 11:54

Bulgaria discussed an action plan for full implementation of the 2017 treaty with Buckovski

The Macedonian Foreign Affairs Ministry issued a brief comment regarding the visit of former Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski to Bulgaria. Buckovski went there as envoy of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, in a second trip since Bulgaria vetoed the opening of EU accession talks with Macedonia. Macedonia remains...

Macedonia 11.01.21 | 12:47

Macedonian Government remains silent about Buckovski’s latest visit to Sofia

The Macedonian Foreign Ministry remains silent about the diplomatic mission of Zoran Zaev’s personal envoy to Bulgaria, former Prime Minister and SDSM party leader Vlado Buckovski. Instead of Government sources, the Macedonian public is being informed by Bulgarian officials, mainly Defense Minister...

Macedonia 23.12.20 | 22:58

Buckovski expects a response from Bulgaria after New Year

Zaev’s envoy to Bulgaria, former Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski, said that he is awaiting comments and possible objections from Bulgaria on the document he presented there weeks ago. Yesterday it was revealed that Bulgaria still hasn’t responded to the document, which is believed to contain...

Macedonia 22.12.20 | 19:05

Bulgaria has not responded to the Buckovski non-paper

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani revealed that Bulgaria still hasn’t replied to the non-paper delivered by Macedonia’s envoy, former Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski. The document was not published but it should contain guarantees from Macedonia that the country won’t lay any minority or...

Macedonia 10.12.20 | 20:36

Buckovski delivered a document to Borisov declaring that Macedonia renounces territorial and minority claims against Bulgaria

During his meeting with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, Zaev’s diplomatic envoy and former Macedonian Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski revealed that he presents a written memorandum in which Macedonia guarantees it has no territorial or minority claims toward Bulgaria. The talks are secretive...

Macedonia 03.12.20 | 15:09

Bulgarian author calls on Macedonia to sever the link between ASNOM and the Ilinden Uprising

Bulgarian author Ivan Nikolov calls on the Macedonian Govenrment to agree on a wholesale review of the post-war history. Writing in BGNES, the same news agency which published the scandalous interview with Zoran Zaev through which he announced his new policy toward Bulgaria, Nikolov praises Zaev’s...

Macedonia 03.12.20 | 09:16

Kumanovo Mayor Dimitrievski accuses Buckovski of high treason

Kumanovo Mayor Maksim Dimitrievski continued to voice opposition to his own SDSM party over its plan to accept Bulgarian positions on issues of national identity and history. Dimitrievski was critical of his party leader Zaev after Zaev’s scandalous BGNES interview, and now denounced former party...

Macedonia 03.12.20 | 09:01

Buckovski insists that the talks with Bulgaria are on the right track, but warns it will take time

Vlado Buckovski, the former Prime Minister who Zaev appointed his envoy to Bulgaria, said that the resolution to the dispute is on the right track, but insisted that it will take more time. Bulgaria yesterday blocked the opening of EU accession talks with Macedonia at the level of EU ambassadors, and...

Macedonia 02.12.20 | 10:33

“Buckovski: Macedonian envoy to Bulgaria or Bulgarian envoy to Macedonia?”

Is he the Macedonian envoy to Bulgaria, or the Bulgarian envoy to Macedonia, sarcastically asked VMRO official Ilija Dimovski after the Zaev Government announced it is appointing former Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski as its envoy to Bulgaria. Buckovski was SDSM party leader and Prime Minister between...

Macedonia 29.10.20 | 17:05

Former Prime Minister Buckovski agrees with Bulgaria on their “shared history” position

In an interview with a Bulgarian TV station, former Macedonian Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski agreed with the Bulgarian position that the two countries share a common history and praised his SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev for his 2017 treaty with Bulgaria. In the past three years there has been a dramatic...

Macedonia 06.05.19 | 12:31

Former Prime Minister Buckovski to his SDSM party: Don’t get smug, VMRO had an excellent result

Former Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski warned his SDSM party that its win in the presidential elections is nothing to be smug about. Seeing the results, in most municipalities where Macedonians are a majority of the voters, VMRO-DPMNE won. The 370.000 votes for Siljanovska are an excellent result for...

Economy 28.03.19 | 10:20

Former SDSM leader Buckovski says he is ready to testify in the major Deutsche Telekom corruption scandal

Former Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski said that he will appear before the court and testify in the major Deutsche Telekom scandal which is finally coming to trial. If I’m summoned, I will definitely testify, Buckovski told PressingTV. The long dormant case started in 2011 but was re-initated by...

Macedonia 21.03.19 | 11:28

Buckovski dismisses evidence presented in the major Deutsche Telekom corruption scandal engulfing the SDSM and DUI parties

Former Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski accused the Special Prosecutor’s Office of manipulating the facts of the major Deutsche Telekom corruption case, after the lengthy trial resumed. Four Hungarian, German and Greek managers of the Macedonian Telekom company are charged in the bribery case over...

Macedonia 25.12.18 | 11:54

Vlado Buckovski also had his son hired by the MEPSO public energy company

Hot on the heels of the controversial hiring of Fitore Bejta, daughter of top DUI party official Nevzat Bejta, it is revealed that the public energy transportation company MEPSO has also hired Damjan Buckovski, son of former Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski. Unlike Bejta, Buckovski was hired as a part...