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Macedonia 09.10.20 | 15:29

Bulgarian Minister Zaharieva says that the Macedonians are a “new national identity”

Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva added to the demands of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, that Macedonia must hurry with making the concessions Bulgaria wants before opening EU accession talks. Borisov urges Macedonia to make its concessions quickly At a joint meeting with...

Macedonia 30.09.20 | 18:48

Germany’s Maas says he supports opening of EU accession talks by the end of 2020, calls on Macedonia and Bulgaria to resolve bilateral issues

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that he supports the opening of EU accession talks with Macedonia by the end of the year. In a video conference with Macedonian Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani, Maas said that the objections from Bulgaria are a billateral issue that is being resolved. Bulgaria demands...

Macedonia 19.08.20 | 13:52

Bujar Osmani expected to be named Foreign Minister

While the new members of the renewed SDSM – DUI coalition are still not being named, one change that was revealed by the DUI party is that they will take over the Foreign Affairs Ministry, currently held by Nikola Dimitrov for SDSM. The Koha newspaper is now reporting that DUI will have its official...

Macedonia 23.07.20 | 22:43

Osmani: DUI is open to forming a coalition with either of the major parties

Bujar Osmani from DUI said that the party is open to forming a coalition with either of the main two parties – VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM, and reminded the public that the Government is formed by whoever gets to 61 votes in Parliament – not which party won the elections. VMRO and SDSM are virtually...

Macedonia 16.04.20 | 16:00

Government confirms that its top officials will have to go into self-isolation

The Government confirmed that some of its key officials – including interim Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski – will go into self-isolation. Spasovski, Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce, aid effort coordinator Deputy Prime Minister Bujar Osmani and Education Minister Arbr Ademi were all present...

Macedonia 16.04.20 | 14:17

Top Government officials Spasovski, Filipce and Osmani to self-isolate after meeting with the infected Mayor of Kumanovo

Top Government officials, including interim Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski, his deputy Bujar Osmani, Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce and Education Minister Arbr Ademi are expected to go into self-isolation after attending a meeting of the Kumanovo crisis committee on Wednesday. Today it was revealed...

Macedonia 14.03.20 | 11:20

DUI says it’s making 10.000 party activists available to help the elderly during the epidemic

DUI announced it will put 10.000 party activists available to help elderly people during the coronavirus epidemic. The party said that it will deploy its activists across Macedonia, and will set up a phone line where people in need can ask for their help. The move is linked with the party’s electoral...

Macedonia 01.03.20 | 22:24

DUI’s Bujar Osmani says that the SDSM-BESA coalition is an unprincipled attempt to save those two parties

DUI party official Bujar Osmani condemned the pre-election coalition formed between SDSM and BESA as “unprincipled”. Their electoral math is only focused sustaining those parties on the political scene. We focus on the votes of the citizens, and we will consider forming a coalition after...

Macedonia 20.05.19 | 19:58

Osmani sees Zaev’s “operation broom” as a political show

Deputy Prime Minister Bujar Osmani continues with his rejection of Zoran Zaev’s request that the Government will have to be purged from its most corrupt and inept officials. According to Osmani, “the citizens only care whether the Government or the political party delivers results, the rest...

Macedonia 14.05.19 | 18:42

No accession date? Don’t lose your hair over it

As the public eagerly anticipates whether he will be able to secure the opening of EU accession talks for Macedonia, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of European integration Bujar Osmani spoke out on another pressing matter – his hairline. Osmani has amused the public over the years with his various...

News Macedonia 06.05.19 | 15:16

Albanian parties dispute turnout numbers, demand credit for Pendarovski’s win

While it is doubtless that Stevo Pendarovski owes his presidential election win to Albanian voters, various Albanian parties are now arguing over which one of them and to what extent contributed to his winning margin. Deputy Prime Minister Bujar Osmani from the ruling DUI party, which endorsed Pendarovski,...