Tag: Macedonia
Macedonia 14.09.19 | 12:46

Macedonians in Albania demand full respect for their minority rights

The Macedonian community in Albania issued a list of demands to the Government, through its MAEI party. MAEI held a congress in Korca and declared that it demands the introduction of the Macedonian language as the official language in each municipal unit where the Macedonians amount to at least 10 percent...

Macedonia 14.09.19 | 11:31

Zaev believes that the racketeering scandal actually improved Macedonia’s image in the EU

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev insisted that the racketeering scandal, which brought down Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva and is expanding toward top Government officials, is actually a positive development for Macedonia regarding its hope to open EU accession talks. As Prime Minister I frequently meet with...

Macedonia 13.09.19 | 20:45

Osmani: Macedonia-Albania package could be separated due to start of EU talks

Macedonia and Albania may be separated from the package due to the start of EU accession negotiations. Deputy Prime Minister in charge of European Affairs Bujar Osmani also confirmed these rumors for TV21, but said he hoped that it will not happen. There are rumors that they might be separated. I would...

Macedonia 12.09.19 | 14:26

Czech Republic ratifies Macedonia’s NATO accession protocol

The Czech Parliament ratified Thursday Macedonia’s NATO accession protocol. The session was also attended by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. NATO member states signed Macedonia’s Accession Protocol to the Alliance on 6 February. Following the ratification of the Protocol in the parliaments of all...

Macedonia 11.09.19 | 17:09

Macedonia again not on the Bundestag’s agenda

The question of Macedonia’s European future was not discussed at Wednesday’s session of the German Bundestag,. However, Macedonia’s European agenda will be on the Bundestag’s agenda on September 25 and 26, when the government hopes that the country will get the green light to...

Macedonia 08.09.19 | 11:03

Expats in Melbourne set Greek and Bulgarian flags and photos of Zoran Zaev and Radmila Sekerinska on fire

About 50 Macedonians living and working in Australia outside the Macedonian Consulate in Melbourne set the Greek and Bulgarian flags and photos of Zoran Zaev and Radmila Sekerinska on fire. They chanted slogans and carried only flags with the Kutlesh star. Some of the protesters also wore face masks. United,...

Macedonia 08.09.19 | 10:37

Macedonian Diaspora celebrates September 8 with protests against the name change

In Canberra, Australia, protests were held against the change of the name of the Republic of Macedonia and the ban on the use of the Kutlesh star, the the sixteen-pointed star. Protests were also held in Bern, Paris, Canada… In Melbourne, the flag with the symbol of the Kutlesh star has been placed...

Macedonia 26.08.19 | 09:51

Serbian PM Brnabić pays official visit to Macedonia

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev will host Monday a delegation led by Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić. According to the Government, the visit will start with the opening of the One-Stop-Shop at the Tabanovce-Presevo border crossing. Brnabic will also meet with President Stevo Pendarovski.

Economy 19.08.19 | 10:23

Kosovo and Macedonia on the brink of trade war: Authorities to meet today

A meeting is expected today between the Ministers of Economy and Agriculture, as well as between the directors of the Food Agency and the Customs Administration, regarding Kosovo’s ban of import of honey and potatoes from Macedonia. The move was taken after Macedonia introduced tariffs on imports...

Macedonia 09.08.19 | 16:58

Rama says it would be harmful for the region if Macedonia opens EU accession talks and Albania doesn’t

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama warned that it would be a damaging and unjust development for the region if Macedonia were allowed to open European Union accession talks before Albania. Rama was asked how would Albania react if the EU splits the accession talks of the two countries. This would be not...

Macedonia 27.07.19 | 22:04

The Spanish political crisis could postpone Macedonia’s NATO membership bid

The political crisis in Spain could endanger Macedonia’s bid to join NATO in time for the December summit in London, 360 Degrees reports. Prime Minister designate Pedro Sanchez has been attempting to form a coalition Government with the left wing PODEMOS party, but talks have stalled and the parties...

Macedonia 17.07.19 | 22:13

Army soldiers ordered to remove the name Macedonia from their uniforms

Army soldiers were ordered to remove the name Macedonia from their uniforms, Army sources told Republika. According to Republika’s information, last week, after reading the order at the morning parade, the garrisons were ordered to remove the inscription “Macedonia”, which is on the...

Balkans 13.07.19 | 16:40

Serbia targeted by foreign intelligence services, Vucic being spied from Macedonia, main center in auto salon

Two months ago, a team of intelligence services was set up in Skopje, which masked their activity by working in a representative office of a major car manufacturer from the West in order to block reaching a compromise solution for Kosovo and Metohija, Serbian lawmaker Milovan Drecun reveals, “Kurir.rs”...

Macedonia 11.07.19 | 15:12

Bulgarian government approves protocol of Joint Intergovernmental Commission meeting

Bulgarian government approved the protocol of the first meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission between the Republic of Bulgaria and Republic of Macedonia, which was held on June 10 in Sofia. The government also reviewed the implementation of the Treaty of Friendship, Good Neighborhood and...

Macedonia 09.07.19 | 21:16

Macedonia and Bulgaria to jointly celebrate St. Cyril and Methodius, St. Clement, St. Naum and King Samuil

Macedonia and Bulgaria will jointly celebrate St. Cyril and Methodius, St. Clement, St. Naum and King Samuil. According to the government’s decision, these figures are part of the shared history of both countries. At the proposal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, information on the first meeting...

Economy 01.07.19 | 13:06

Macedonia may be left without bread

Macedonia may be left without bread wheat this year. Harvest in Serbia began a few days ago, but local farmers say that there is not enough wheat for export this year. This is very important for us, because most of the import of wheat and flour in the country comes precisely from the Serbian fields, ...

Macedonia 25.06.19 | 14:39

Nikoloski: The group with Albania is the biggest evil that could have happened to us on the EU road

VMRO-DPMNE’s vice-president Aleksandar Nikoloski, who attended the summer session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, as an honorary guest of the Council of Europe, told a press conference about the meeting with European People’s Party President Joseph Daul, with whom...

Sport 16.06.19 | 20:55

Macedonia beats Greece in emotionally charged game, wins first place in group

The Macedonian handball team scored a victory over its arch-rival Greece, in the final qualifying game for the 2020 European Championship. Playing in Strumica, in front of a handpicked crowd to avoid chanting that would embarrass the Zaev regime, the Macedonian players won 27:23. After an initial period...

Macedonia 05.06.19 | 11:31

Despite its open public rejection, Tsipras remains proud of the Prespa treaty

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that he remains proud of his decision to negotiate and sign the Prespa treaty, even as it is likely to cost him his office in the coming early general elections. Tsipras and Zoran Zaev negotiated a treaty without including the opposition parties in both countries,...

Macedonia 05.06.19 | 10:41

Even Crvenkovski uses Macedonia instead of “North”

Former President, Prime Minister and SDSM leader Branko Crvenkovski raised eyebrows in the Zaev Government during the conference he held in Skopje on Tuesday, where he used Macedonia, Republic of Macedonia and Macedonian instead of North Macedonia. It was a rare public event for Crvenkovski who has kept...

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