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Macedonia 27.05.20 | 13:38

Interior Minister Culev calls on the Government to approve his proposal for financial reward for the police officers

Interior Minister Nake Culev called on the Government to adopt his proposal that police officers are rewarded for their work over the 70 days of curfew. The police was tasked with policing the curfews that began on March 22 and lasted every evening. The officers dutifully, professionally and responsibly...

Macedonia 26.05.20 | 20:02

Interior Minister Culev confirms that the evening curfew is being lifted

Interior Minister Nake Culev confirmed that the Government has decided to lift the evening curfew, that was introduced for two months to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. I’m grateful to the citizens for the high level of responsibility they showed over the past months. My gratitude goes to...

Macedonia 24.05.20 | 22:33

Culev announces charges for SDSM party activists filmed bribing Roma voters in Strumica

Interior Minister Nake Culev announced charges against the group of SDSM party activists who were distributing food parcels in the Roma neighborhood in Strumica. Culev said that the charges will be filed for violation of the coronavirus movement restrictions, but if it is proven that the food was meant...

Macedonia 22.05.20 | 16:08

The removal of coronavirus restrictions will cause a spike in illegal migration in the Balkans, Interior Minister Culev warns

Interior Minister Nake Culev arned that the lifting of the coronavirus linked restrictions across the region will again re-active the migrant smuggling routes in the Balkans. Migrants were easy to catch with the evening curfews that were introduced because of the coronavirus epidemic, and he border closures,...

Macedonia 15.05.20 | 18:12

Karakamiseva: With no Parliament in place, there is no way for Zaev to go back to a fully SDSM led Government

Law professor Tanja Karakamiseva insisted that a call from SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev that the Government is reorganized into a purely political, SDSM dominated one, is not doable. Zaev agreed to resign as Prime Minister and allow several opposition VMRO-DPMNE officials to assume positions in the Government...

Macedonia 14.05.20 | 15:18

Zaev asks Minister Culev to resign over a gathering of a thousand people, while demanding that a million voters go to the polls

During a TV interview yesterday SDSM leader Zoran Zaev demanded a resignation from Interior Minister Nake Culev, the only remaining top level government member appointed from the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party under the power-sharing pre-election agreement. Zaev accused Culev because the police did not...

Macedonia 14.05.20 | 11:16

Anti-Corruption Commission finds in favor of Interior Minister Culev

The Anti-Corruption Commission (DKSK) found in favor of Interior Minister Nake Culev in his dispute with his SDSM party appointed deputy Slavjanka Petrovska. Petrovska, and the SDSM led Government, tried to prevent Culev from appointing the police chief of Tetovo. Under the power sharing agreement Culev,...

Macedonia 12.05.20 | 21:36

Skopje Mayor Silegov caught on a hot mic as he was ranting about Interior Minister Culev

Skopje Mayor Petre Silegov was caught on a hot mic calling Interior Minister Nake Culev “a lunatic”. Silegov gave a press conference after a security officer of the city of Skopje was attacked by a group of people who were illegally throwing garbage at an old and disused dump site which was...

Macedonia 07.05.20 | 14:31

Culev congratulates to first responders on their day of the police

Interior Minister Nake Culev congratulated to the police officers on day of the Macedonia police. Minister Culev expressed his gratitude to the police officers for their efforts in tackling the coronavirus epidemic, and shared a video that was filmed recently. Ви благодариме! Ова...

Macedonia 01.05.20 | 17:50

Culev: The curfew needs to be made shorter, still too early to tell what’s behind the Mavrovka blaze

Interior Minister Nake Culev said that it is in the interest of public health not to have too lengthy curfews imposed on the citizens. Their physical healthcare requires that the curfew is made shorter, Culev said, pointing to the issues coming from lack of movement and being locked into the house for...

Macedonia 27.04.20 | 18:09

Interior Minister Culev comes out against a drastic May Day lockdown

Interior Minister Nake Culev said that he opposed the proposal for a long, nearly four day lockdown over May Day. Culev said that the number of newly diagnosed cases is dropping and the need for such drastic measures, as seen over the Palm Sunday and Easter weekends is no longer there. The citizens are...

Macedonia 21.04.20 | 21:24

Interior Minister Culev says he will propose that forests and national parks are re-opened to the public

Interior Minister Nake Culev announced that he will propose further relaxation on the epidemic rules, including an end to the ban on movement through woods and parks, provided that citizens wear masks. This past weekend had the longest limit to movement among the citizens and we could feel the tension...

Macedonia 16.04.20 | 11:00

Churches will hold Easter services without the faithful, Archbishop Stefan and Minister Culev agree

Archbishop Stefan, the head of the Macedonian Orthodox Church, met with Interior Minister Nake Culev to discuss the coming Easter holiday. The Archbishop assured Minister Culev that the church will ensure that the faithful celebrate the holiday from home, without mass gatherings that could prove dangerous...

Macedonia 15.04.20 | 17:06

Mickoski expresses his support to Interior Minister Culev for his handling of the mass curfew violation in Skopje

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski expressed support to Interior Minister Nake Culev for his handling of the near riot in Skopje’s Cento district on Monday evening.\ Activists of the ethnic Albanian wing of the ruling SDSM party were detained there for violating the curfew, which prompted...

Macedonia 14.04.20 | 14:06

Culev: There is a political background to the incident in Skopje yesterday evening

Interior Minister Nake Culev said that the incident in Skopje’s Cento district yesterday evening, when dozens of ethnic Albanian citizens protested the curfew and the arrest of three of them, was politically motivated. Culev said that the police acted professionally after noticing photo evidence...

Macedonia 14.04.20 | 11:30

SDSM activist reportedly involved in the yesterday’s massive curfew violation in Skopje

Interior Minister Nake Culev announced a press conference to discuss the incident in Skopje’s Cento district yesterday evening, when dozens of ethnic Albanian citizens protested in the streets after three men were detained for violating the coronavirus curfew. According to the police report, three...

Macedonia 09.04.20 | 21:50

Minister Culev distributes Hungarian and Slovenian aid to the Skopje clinic

Interior Minister Nake Culev visited the Infectious Diseases, the Gynecology and the Gastro Clinic in Skopje today, to deliver protective gear that was donated by Hungary and Slovenia. The two countries sent planeloads of masks and medical protective gear, after being urged by the conservative VMRO-DPMNE...

Macedonia 09.04.20 | 16:53

Interior Minister Culev denies claim from his SDSM appointed deputy that a limit of three people per car will be introduced

Interior Minister Nake Culev denied a claim from his deputy Slavjanka Petrovska, that the police will fine citizens who have more than two other people in their cars and that motorists will have to use protective equipment. Regarding the misinformation that were shared in the public that there are limitations...

Macedonia 06.04.20 | 12:40

Interior Minister Culev welcomed Hungarian Minister Szijjarto and the shipment of medical aid

Interior Minister Nake Culev welcomed Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto to Macedonia today, as he delivered a large package of masks and medical protective gear to support Macedonian doctors and nurses. The situation linked to the Covid-19 pandemic calls for cooperation, support and sharing...

Macedonia 03.04.20 | 17:01

Minister Culev warns the public that police patrols will be enhanced this weekend

Interior Minister Nake Culev informed the public to be prepared to see a greater number of police officers patrolling the streets during the weekend. The curfew will again be extended, and will start at 16h, while for people over 67 it will start at 11h. Culev said that there were violations of the curfew...

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