Tag: osmani
Macedonia 19.10.21 | 10:35

Despite Zaev’s local election defeat, DUI insists that the ruling coalition is stable

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani insisted that the Zaev led ruling coalition is stable, despite the devastating defeat it suffered in the local elections. Zaev’s SDSM party is on the verge of losing all major urban centers, except for his stronghold of Strumica, and DUI is in for a big fight to keep...

Macedonia 07.10.21 | 13:06

Osmani quickly agrees to the Bulgarian request for changes in the Macedonian Constitution – insists that with it, Bulgaria is dropping its claim on the Macedonian nation

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani promptly agreed to the Bulgarian demand that the Bulgarian nation is added to the Macedonian Constitution. This demand is not contrary to our interests, because I think that, with it, Bulgaria is moving away from its irrational position (that the Macedonians and Bulgarians...

Macedonia 15.09.21 | 16:33

Foreign Minister Osmani tries to save face after the “Armenia Scandal” marred Macedonia’s future OSCE chairmanship

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani announced that he is greatly increasing the size of Macedonia’s mission in OSCE – to unprecedented 15 diplomats – in an attempt to salvage Macedonia’s chairmanship of OSCE in 2023. What was supposed to be a major victory for the diplomacy was marred...

Macedonia 09.09.21 | 10:14

Foreign Ministry revokes passports of diplomats involved in the “Armenia Scandal”

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani announced that he has suspended the diplomatic passports two of three diplomats involved in the Armenia Scandal. Osmani also said that one of the diplomats has by now retired, and the other is on vacation and is not coming to the Ministry. The third diplomat involved in...

Macedonia 05.09.21 | 16:10

Minister Osmani suspended the diplomat charged with helping Serzh Sargsyan’s brother flee Armenia

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani said that he has suspended diplomat Mile Milenkoski and removed him from his post as deputy chief of Macedonia’s mission in OSCE, following his arrest in Serbia. Milenkoski was held by Serbian police on an Armenian warrant, where he is charged with helping the brother...

Macedonia 03.09.21 | 21:31

Osmani: The Albanian diaspora will be counted along with the residents in the census

In a TV interview, Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani said that the census, which the Zaev regime plans to hold in September, will count emigrants as if they are actual residents. If you remember the divisive issue of the 2011 interrupted census was how to register those who don’t live here. Then the agreement...

Macedonia 17.08.21 | 22:43

Osmani: Turns out we need a political Government in Sofia to negotiate with after all

It became apparent that it will require a political Government in Bulgaria to overcome the differences, said Foreign minister Bujar Osmani. Osmani previously insisted that even the caretaker Government that has ran Bulgaria since April will be able to negotiate an agreement that will have Bulgaria lift...

Macedonia 16.08.21 | 17:13

Osmani: 25 Macedonian citizens are being evacuated by US flight from Kabul, 50 more are waiting their turn

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani said that 25 Macedonian citizens who worked in Afghanistan are being evacuated from the country from the Kabul airport using an American plane. Additional 25 will be evacuated as soon as possible. There are about 50 citizens who were at the Kabul airport this morning. Of...

Macedonia 02.07.21 | 10:35

Osmani confirms that Macedonia is asked to make a statement of non-denial as Bulgaria declares its positions before the EU

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani confirmed that the idea being reviewed with Bulgaria is that the two countries make separate, side-by-side statements, in which Bulgaria will present its positions, while Macedonia will not oppose them. Osmani insisted that Bulgaria did not fully reject this proposal, put...

Macedonia 23.06.21 | 11:57

Osmani denies reports that the national symbols are being changed, but insists that the anthem is “not inclusive”

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani denied the comments from his party leader Ali Ahmeti that Macedonia needs to change the national symbols, to reflect its multi-ethnic character. Ahmeti recently said that he is in advanced talks with Zoran Zaev on changing the national anthem, and that the flag and the coat...

Macedonia 16.06.21 | 10:11

Foreign Minister Osmani expected to answer questions about the secret talks with Bulgaria before the Parliament

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani is expected to appear before the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Macedonian Parliament today, to answer questions on the negotiations with Bulgaria. The Zaev regime is engaged in secretive talks with Bulgaria, which is blocking Macedonia’s EU accession talks. Zoran...

Macedonia 13.06.21 | 10:30

Milososki: Minister Osmani will report to the Parliament on the secret negotiations with Bulgaria on Wednesday

VMRO-DPMNE official Antonio Milososki announced that he will convene a meeting of the Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday, and invite Zaev’s Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani to report on the secretive negotiations with Bulgaria. This is the outcome of days of protests by VMRO, whose...

Macedonia 12.06.21 | 17:43

Minister Osmani tells Greece that the football federation is not obligated to change its name

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani rejected demands from Greece that the Macedonian Government forces the Football Federation of Macedonia to change the national team’s jersey. The team uses the logo of the Federation, which did not adopt the imposed name “North Macedonia”, and continues to call itself...

Macedonia 11.06.21 | 20:30

After the VMRO protest, Minister Osmani agrees to appear before the Parliament and discuss the negotiations with Bulgaria

Zaev’s Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani said that he is prepared to meet with the Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs and to discuss the on-going talks with Bulgaria. The announcement comes on the day when VMRO-DPMNE blocked the Foreign Ministry for a few hours, demanding answers about the secretive...

Macedonia 10.06.21 | 16:56

Minister Osmani condemns move by Russia to expel a Macedonian diplomat from Moscow

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani condemned the Russian move to expel one of the two diplomats in the Macedonian embassy in Moscow. Russia was responding to the earlier decision by Macedonia to expel one Russian diplomat, for unspecified violations of diplomatic conduct. Regrets for the unjustified decision...

Macedonia 31.05.21 | 11:20

One Minister says that the Government is looking for investors for the Popova Sapka ski resort – another claims that the deal is already done

DUI party officials gave conflicting statements about the Government’s plan to sell the Popova Sapka ski resort. Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani said that he is promoting the underdeveloped resort during his foreign trips, together with the Brezovica resort in Kosovo on the northern side of the Shara...

Macedonia 07.05.21 | 10:26

As Albania decouples and moves ahead of Macedonia, Foreign Minister Osmani is unlikely to act

Foreign Minsiter Bujar Osmani said that opening EU accession talks has become a moving target, as reports are coming that the EU may allow Albania to begin talks, while keeping Macedonia stuck. Discussing the burning issue of Albania possibly “decoupling” from Macedonia and opening accession...

Macedonia 31.03.21 | 19:57

Foreign Minister Osmani says relations between Macedonia and Bulgaria have hit an all time low

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani observed that Macedonia’s relations with Bulgaria have reached an all time low, after Bulgaria’s blockade of Macedonia’s EU accession talks and the daily exchange of angry comments, insults and accusations. Osmani blamed the coming elections in Bulgaria...

Macedonia 27.03.21 | 14:58

Foreign Minister Osmani avoids question about his preferential treatment of the Albanian diaspora during the census

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani was asked today about the focus of his department on registering ethnic Albanians in the census, while ethnic Macedonians in the diaspora largely boycott the process. Osmani and other ethnic Albanian officials in the Zaev regime are usign their time and their institutions...

Macedonia 18.03.21 | 23:19

Albanian members of the Macedonian Government are exclusively advancing Albanian national interests

Several top ethnic Albanian members of the Zaev regime are currently on foreign trips which are clearly meant to advance Albanian national interests, not those of the country as a whole. Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani is in Spain where he cited that the main topic of discussion with the Spanish interlocutors...

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