Tag: goce delcev
Macedonia 01.02.23 | 10:58

Prof. Zezov: Macedonians and Bulgarians should not jointly honor Goce Delcev

Regarding whether Goce Delcev should be celebrated jointly by the Macedonian and Bulgarian people, my answer is no! Why do I say no? My research through the archives, the extensive literature read, and unpublished and published sources, indicate that the revolutionary activity of Goce Delcev has no contact...

Macedonia 31.01.23 | 09:08

Messages before February 4: Goce Delcev’s commemoration should be peaceful and dignified, Skopje and Sofia to calm down the rhetoric

After Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski and his Bulgarian colleague Galab Donev in a phone call on Friday committed to a peaceful and safe celebration of the birth anniversary of Goce Delcev on February 4, yesterday the Bulgarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivan Demerdzhiev visited the country, and after...

Balkans 27.01.23 | 13:46

Milkov: With a note, we request the access of all Bulgarians to the Goce Delcev’s monument in Macedonia

Bulgaria will request with a note to provide access to the Bulgarian citizens who will travel to Macedonia for Goce Delcev’s birth anniversary on February 4. Representatives of the Bulgarian embassy in Macedonia will also attend the ceremony. This was announced today by the Minister of Foreign...

Balkans 08.12.22 | 19:12

Macedonia is not even mentioned: Greece and Bulgaria will jointly erect a Goce Delcev monument in Banica

Bulgaria and Greece will jointly erect a monument to Goce Delcev in the village of Banica where he was killed, the Bulgarian media have announced. The initiative comes from the Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou. I will support the initiative to erect a memorial to Goce Delcev in the village of...

Macedonia 30.10.22 | 14:39

Blagoevgrad: Despite Bulgarian nationalist protests, Macedonians gathered in front of Goce Delcev’s monument

Bulgarian nationalists, who gathered in Blagoevgrad today to protest the opening of a Macedonian cultural center, were not able to prevent Macedonians from honoring Goce Delcev at his monument in the center of the city. Bulgarian police was out in force and prevented any larger incident between the two...

Macedonia 12.10.22 | 19:05

It’s no longer a coincidence: The authorities are censoring lyrics from songs for the second time, and the anthem is being sung more and more often without the part with Goce Delcev and the Ilinden people

What could be sensed from the signing of the Good Neighborhood Agreement between Macedonia and Bulgaria is beginning to be realized in action. Macedonia will not be allowed to celebrate its history and culture through songs, dances, verses, literature, sports competitions… Macedonia is no longer...

Macedonia 15.08.22 | 11:06

Bulgarian foundation cleans Goce Delcev monument in Skopje city park, places Bulgarian flag

“The Macedonia Foundation cleaned the monument of Georgi Delcev again in Skopje,” reads a post on the Facebook page of the Bulgarian foundation. Activists of the so-called “Macedonia” foundation placed a Bulgarian flag on the monument of Goce Delcev in the City Park in Skopje. In...

Macedonia 03.06.22 | 20:22

Pendarovski’s statement that Goce Delcev is Bulgarian is Bulgaria’s main argument in EU

Goce Delcev declared himself a Bulgarian and at the same time fought for an independent Macedonian state, President Stevo Pendarovski said in an interview with “360 Degrees” in 2019. Pendarovski added that these are two indisputable historical facts and offered this as a compromise approach...

Macedonia 05.05.22 | 14:23

Kovacevski justifies his absence from the Delcev anniversary events by his long trip to Greece

Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski defended his decision not to appear at the grave of Goce Delcev yesterday by saying that he was tied up by his visit to Greece. The 119th anniversary of Delcev’s death was marked yesterday, but of the top Government officials, only President Pendarovski visited...

Macedonia 01.04.22 | 22:55

The new director of the Institute in Cair removed the portrait of Goce Delcev, said it disturbed the patients

Today I witnessed the first reform of Mr. Azis Maksutovic – the new director of the Institute of Occupational Medicine in Cair. Instead of focusing on the promotion of the healthcare activity in the Institute, his first reform is to remove the artistic portrait of Goce Delcev from the pulmonology...

News 02.03.22 | 22:07

Pendarovski says Goce Delcev declaration is unnecessary politicization

According to President Stevo Pendarovski, the ‘4+1’ proposals in the negotiations with Bulgaria are not risky. According to him, with the arrival of Petkov and the new dynamics in the dialogue between the two sides, no predominant focus is placed on historical issues. Hate speech, the position of...

Macedonia 18.02.22 | 14:49

Foreign Minister Osmani dismissed the declaration on Goce Delcev as “political hijacking”

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani dismissed the declaration VMRO-DPMNE proposed to protect the role of Goce Delcev in Macedonian history as “politicized hijacking of an important issue to score points”. Osmani, who is an ethnic Albanian, joined SDSM in their opposition to the declaration, which...

Macedonia 16.02.22 | 10:35

VMRO-DPMNE calls on Prime Minister Kovacevski to accept the Declaration on Goce Delcev

If Kovacevski really wants to build national unity in the Parliament on national issues, then he has a great opportunity to accept the Declaration on the character and work of Goce Delcev. If Delcev is not a good occasion for national unity and if the Declaration in the Parliament is not the best opportunity,...

Macedonia 15.02.22 | 11:14

Milososki: SDSM and DUI voted against the Declaration on the occasion of Goce Delcev’s 150th birth anniversary

At today’s Foreign Affairs Committee, MPs from SDSM / DUI voted against the Declaration on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Goce Delcev, which was not adopted, MP Antonio Milososki wrote on Facebook on Tuesday.

Macedonia 14.02.22 | 14:22

Only after his was replaced did Buckovski remember that if Goce Delcev is made Bulgarian there would be no agreement

If that is the condition, Macedonia will never become a member of the European Union. This is how Professor Vlado Buckovski, former Special Representative for Bulgaria, answered the question of the journalist of the Bulgarian TV Nova to the question – “if we say – either you admit that...

Macedonia 06.02.22 | 16:26

“Pendarovski and Kovacevski are undermining the Macedonian consensus position on Goce Delcev”

Bulgaria does not understand the messag of Goce Delcev. From their attempts to negate the Macedonian existence, the Macedonian reality and truth, they show that they also don’t understand the European values, said former Macedonian Ambassador to Bulgaria Marjan Gjorcev. Gjorcev spoke at a conference...

Macedonia 04.02.22 | 15:36

For Petkov Goce Delcev is a Bulgarian, for Kovacevski and Pendarovski nothing

Today’s observance of Goce Delcev’s 150th birth anniversary showed in action the fear of the Macedonian top leadership and the subjugation in relation to Bulgaria. After Prime Minister Kovacevski “accidentally” happened to be in Brussels exactly on the birth anniversary of the...

News 04.02.22 | 13:50

Leading figure in Macedonian history: This is the content of VMRO-DMNE’s Declaration on protection of Goce Delcev

VMRO-DPMNE Secretary General Gjorgija Sajkovski presented Friday the declaration for protection of the character and work of the Macedonian revolutionary Goce Delcev. It clearly outlines the efforts to unite all factors and that in the future no one can negotiate on this topic. This is the content of...

Macedonia 04.02.22 | 13:04

“Traitors” in front of Goce Delcev’s grave: Mickoski greeted with applause, Pendarovski and Grubi with whistles

During the ceremony on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Goce Delcev, the delegations of the President, the Parliament and the Government, led by Stevo Pendarovski, Goran Misovski and Artan Grubi in front of the “St. Spas” church were greeted with boos and whistles. The...

Macedonia 04.02.22 | 12:53

Mickoski: We will never accept that we were Bulgarians until 1945!

Bulgaria is not ready to reciprocate and recognize the Macedonian minority, and demands from us to include the Bulgarian minority in the Macedonian Constitution, said VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski, when asked by reporters what Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov was demanding during last month’s...

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