Tag: Macedonia
Macedonia 16.05.24 | 22:16

Mickoski believes that using the name Macedonia in public does not violate the Prespa Treaty

Regarding the reactions over the swearing in ceremony of President Gordana Siljanovska – Davkova, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said that it was a dignified event and that it was done in accordance with the Prespa Treaty. Siljanovska omitted the imposed adjective “North” from...

Macedonia 29.03.24 | 20:27

Macedonia and Montenegro sign a protocol to liberalize the movement of freight to and from third nations

On Friday, the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Macedonia and the Ministry of Transport and Maritime Affairs of Montenegro signed a Protocol concerning the liberalization of freight transport to and from third countries. Effective from May 1, 2024, the liberalization will remain in force...

Economy 24.01.24 | 21:24

“Lidl” begins building a logistics and distribution hub close to Kumanovo

German retail chain “Lidl” has initiated preparations for the construction of an EUR 80 million logistics and distribution center in the Rechica industrial zone in Kumanovo. The project, expected to generate over 150 jobs, was announced at an event attended by government representatives,...

Macedonia 15.12.23 | 10:05

Serbia bought the document with which Bulgaria occupies Macedonia, our government is not interested in such a copy

At yesterday’s meeting, the Serbian government made a decision to purchase a copy of the so-called Directive 25 from 1941. With that document, Hitler issued an order to attack Yugoslavia and gave Bulgaria permission to occupy Macedonia. This copy of the Directive costs about 40,000 dollars and...

Macedonia 23.11.23 | 18:13

Bulgarian PM emphasizes that there are no additional requests for Macedonia beyond what was agreed upon in the ‘French proposal.’

Bulgarian Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov clarified in an address to the European Parliament that Bulgaria currently has no additional demands for Macedonia beyond those agreed upon in last year’s EU decision, based on the “French proposal.” Denkov emphasized that the relationship deterioration...

Macedonia 26.10.23 | 10:01

Macedonia and the United Kingdom commemorate three decades of diplomatic relations in the heart of London

To mark the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Macedonia and the United Kingdom, a special concert was held at the Royal College in London. The event was organized by the Embassy of Macedonia and the Ministry of Culture of Macedonia.

Sport 13.09.23 | 10:53

With a routine win against Malta, Macedonia is back into the fight for the second place

Macedonia is in the fight for the second place in its European Championship qualifications group again. What seemed impossible after the defeat from Ukraine and the debacle against England. With seven points, as much as Ukraine and England have, we will play against the same opponents, this time as guests...

Macedonia 12.09.23 | 12:06

Balkan in the EU by 2030: A nice dream from which we will soon wake up

Yesterday’s summit Brdo-Brioni clarified that the Balkan has only a declarative, but not specific support to join the EU, Republika writes on Tuesday. No one even mentioned a specific date. While the other presidents toiled to find a way to say that Charles Michel’s statement on Balkan’s...

Macedonia 11.09.23 | 16:18

Vuchikj for “Republika”: Serbia acknowledges the Macedonian language, territory, and Church, and we have no problem with that

Serbian President Aleksandar Vuchikj thinks that it will be no surprise if Croatia blocks Serbia in the same manner as Bulgaria blocked Macedonia. “Everyone can block anyone”, Vuchikj told Republika. He clarified that Serbia loves the Macedonian people, they respect the country, and they...

Macedonia 09.09.23 | 22:25

State Department: Corruption has potential to undermine Macedonia’s strategic ambitions

Corruption has the potential to undermine Macedonia’s strategic ambitions, the U.S. Department of State’s press office told Voice of America in Macedonian, when asked if the amendments to the Criminal Code lowering the sanctions for abuse of official position and criminal association would make the...

Economy 08.09.23 | 14:25

Train drivers end boycott, freight transport to resume Thursday evening, passenger transport on Tuesday

Staff at the state-owned railway company met Thursday with the company’s management and agreed to resume rail freight transport on Thursday evening and passenger transport on Tuesday next week. Staff representative Toni Dimovski told MIA that an agreement has been reached to suspend the boycott which...

Macedonia 08.09.23 | 13:22

Long live Macedonia! 32 years of Macedonian independence

Thirty-two years ago on this date over 95% of the Macedonian citizens decided on a referendum to declare the independent and sovereign Republic of Macedonia. Previously, on January 25, 1991, the first multiparty Macedonian Parliament adopted the Declaration of Independence, and two days later the MPs...

Macedonia 31.08.23 | 12:09

Under the rule of SDSM, Macedonia became the most depressive country in Europe

Macedonia’s plight with the EU continues. First, neighboring Greece blocked its membership negotiations due to the name dispute. Now Bulgaria is taking its turn, Deutsche Welle analyzes the situation in the country. After two and a half decades of dispute, Skopje agreed to change the previous name...

Macedonia 28.08.23 | 14:24

Denkov: Bulgaria has no intention to change its positions on Macedonia

The Bulgarian PM Nikolaj Denkov told the Bulgarian daily newspaper 24 Hours that Bulgaria doesn’t intend to change its positions on Macedonia, and Skopje must fulfill all commitments made to the European Union. “Categorically no. Upon the completion of the so-called French Proposal, which...

Macedonia 28.08.23 | 12:47

There are no guarantees that this will be the last constitutional amendment, Mickoski told Serbian daily “Politika”

There are no guarantees that this will be the last amendment to the Constitution, VMRO-DPMNE leader, Hristijan Mickoski, said in an interview with the Serbian influential daily  Politika, accusing the Macedonian diplomacy that it didn’t secure better positions and guarantees that there will be...

Macedonia 24.08.23 | 11:37

Escobar to meet Pendarovski, Kovachevski, and Mickoski

The United States Deputy Assistant Secretary, Gabriel Escobar, is set to pay a two-day visit to North Macedonia starting Thursday. Escobar will meet with President Stevo Pendarovski on Thursday and is expected to meet with Prime Minister Dimitar Kovachevski, and VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski. Escobar’s...

Macedonia 23.08.23 | 15:13

Escobar to visit Skopje on Thursday

The United States Deputy Assistant Secretary and Special Representative for the Western Balkans, Gabriel Escobar, is set to visit Macedonia on Thursday. Escobar will meet with President Stevo Pendarovski, the President’s Office told MIA. He is also expected to meet with Prime Minister Dimitar Kovachevski,...

Macedonia 23.08.23 | 13:40

Albanian group requests damages from Macedonia amounting to 110 million euros

An Albanian company is suing Macedonia for $110 million at the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) because of the blocked project for the construction of a hotel and shopping mall in the Macedonian capital, Skopje., Deutsche Welle informs. The Amadeus Group, with a seat...

Economy 21.08.23 | 18:16

Average net salary in June at MKD 36.527

The average monthly net wage paid per employee in June was MKD 36.527 and has grown by 14.6 percent compared to June 2022, said the State Statistical Office on Monday. According to the State Statistical Office, the increase is a result of the increase of the average monthly net wage in the sectors: construction...

Economy 19.08.23 | 18:43

The price of homemade cheese will go up

The producers of homemade cheese with no additives and in a natural environment announced that they will raise the price of their product by about 30% – from MKD500 to MKD700. Among the reasons for the raise are the lack of workers and climate change. Young people decline to work in animal husbandry,...

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