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Macedonia 26.02.24 | 20:23

Osmani declares that he has the 10,000 signatures necessary to run for President

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani announced today that he is the first presidential candidate who collected the 10,000 signatures necessary to take part in the elections. Osmani is the pick of the ruling DUI party, after its leader Ali Ahmeti decided not to run himself, after initially teasing that idea. It’s...

Macedonia 22.02.24 | 22:24

Ahmeti withdrew from the race and nominates Bujar Osmani instead, but may also try to boycott the presidential elections

The DUI party rounded up the list of presidential candidates today, when it nominated Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani as its candidate. DUI leader Ali Ahmeti was announcing that he will run himself, but faced with the growing popularity of the opposition bloc and the threat that VMRO voters, assured in...

Macedonia 19.02.24 | 11:19

Osmani check and the Macedonian passports in Venice

“The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bujar Osmani, continued his tour of European Macedonian embassies and consulates. Yesterday, he visited the General Consulate of Macedonia in Venice, where, according to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ‘additional reorganization of work...

Macedonia 18.02.24 | 13:48

Osmani “picks” passports and personal data of citizens

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bujar Osmani, is today in Bern, Switzerland, where he brought an additional mobile photography station to the Embassy, in order to speed up the process of issuing passports to our citizens, the MFA informs. Osmani took an additional mobile photography station to the consular...

Macedonia 14.02.24 | 20:31

Osmani: Developing quicker and more effective consular services for foreign nationals

Foreign Affairs Minister Bujar Osmani, with Caretaker Prime Minister Talat Xhaferi and Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Bojan Marichikj, visited the Embassy of Macedonia in Brussels. The embassy offers consular services, including biometric photo services for passport issuance. During the...

Macedonia 03.02.24 | 14:31

Osmani confirms that the “US black list law” will be put back on the legislative agenda

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani announced that the Government will not abandon a controversial law that was going to mean an automatic criminal investigation for any person put on a US black list. The US Embassy in Skopje and the State Department began to use the black list to point officials from the...

Macedonia 18.12.23 | 17:42

Osmani: The fact that the OSCE was spared in Skopje is a major diplomatic victory for the nation

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bujar Osmani hailed the rescue of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Skopje as a monumental achievement for the country’s diplomacy. “During our chairpersonship, the potential collapse of OSCE loomed large. Considering the historical...

Macedonia 06.12.23 | 22:59

FM Osmani will be present at the EU-Macedonia final screening meeting on Thursday in Brussels.

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani is scheduled for a working visit to Brussels, joining Deputy Prime Minister Bojan Marichikj for a bilateral screening meeting on Chapter 31 – Foreign, Security, and Defence Policy. This marks the conclusion of Macedonia’s screening process. During his time in Brussels,...

Macedonia 04.12.23 | 17:21

Vanja’s untimely death was a sad tragedy, and the perpetrator must be punished severely Osmani

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani expressed his condolences on Monday to the family and loved ones of 14-year-old Vanja Gjorchevska, whose tragic death followed her abduction on November 27. He described this heartbreaking event as a profound tragedy that deeply impacts every citizen. In a Facebook post,...

Macedonia 30.11.23 | 19:20

Osmani: We’ll adjust to the force of momentum to make sure the OSCE has a stable and productive future

In his remarks at the opening of the 30th OSCE Ministerial Meeting in Skopje, Bujar Osmani, the Chairperson-in-Office and Foreign Minister of Macedonia, delivered a message of hope and responsibility. He emphasized the challenges faced during their Chairmanship, notably the conflict in Ukraine that undermined...

Macedonia 26.11.23 | 13:22

DUI insists on its right to appoint an interim Prime Minister

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani, who comes from the ruling DUI party, rebuffed calls from VMRO-DPMNE to abolish the principle of a technical Government that would be put in place before the elections. VMRO made this offer, which would leave them without the planned control of several important ministries...

Macedonia 25.11.23 | 13:55

Lavrov will likely be allowed to attend the OSCE summit in Skopje

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani, who is preparing a large OSCE summit in Skopje next week, confirmed that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will be allowed to come to Macedonia. It will be a rare visit to a NATO member state for the head of the Russian diplomacy. The Government empowered Osmani to...

Macedonia 02.11.23 | 18:02

Osmani meets Fajon, Ivanović, and Lührmann in Berlin

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani had meetings with his Slovenian and Montenegrin counterparts, Tanja Fajon and Filip Ivanović, as well as with Germany’s Minister of State for Europe and Climate, Anna Lührmann, during the “Enlarged, Stronger Europe” ministers’ conference in Berlin.

Economy 05.10.23 | 10:00

If it’s confirmed that Serbia played a role in the attack in northern Kosovo, Macedonia should reevaluate its participation in the Open Balkan initiative said Osmani

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani suggests that in the event of any substantiated proof linking Serbia to the recent attack in northern Kosovo, a reassessment of our involvement in the Open Balkan initiative may be necessary. “In light of the events on September 24 in Kosovo, I believe it is incumbent...

Macedonia 29.09.23 | 13:23

What Osmani is currently expressing, we had been conveying to him consistently

During today’s visit to the municipality of Gazi Baba, the president of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, responded to a journalist’s inquiry regarding Minister of Foreign Affairs Osmani’s latest stance on relations with Bulgaria and the new EU-related requirements. Mickoski underscored...

Macedonia 01.09.23 | 18:21

Osmani decides to cooperate with the DKSK commission in the latest corruption scandal to involve the DUI party

Even after First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi dismissed the DKSK Anti-Corruption Commission as incompetent, his colleague, Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani decided to cooperate with the corruption fighting institution. Osmani sent the materials linked with the latest corruption scandal that involves...

World 30.08.23 | 20:52

Osmani called Lavrov to ask him for an end to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

In his capacity as chairman of OSCE, Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani spoke with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov. The Foreign Ministry said that Osmani called on Russia to stop its aggression against Ukraine, to withdraw its troops from this country and to respect the Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial...

Macedonia 28.08.23 | 22:01

Foreign Ministry defends Bujar Osmani in his OSCE linked corruption scandal

The Foreign Ministry today dismissed allegations from VMRO-DPMNE that Minister Bujar Osmani rigged the 1.8 million EUR contract for construction work related to an OSCE conference that Macedonia is organizing in December. The contract went to a company owned by the nephew of a late top DUI official,...

Macedonia 28.08.23 | 20:00

Mickoski: Every DUI minister has a company he uses to rig no-bid contracts

Every minister in DUI has his own company, said VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski, speaking specifically about Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani. It was recently revealed that Osmani awarded a 1.8 million EUR contract to a company owned by the nephew of Abdulakim Ademi, who was a top DUI official until...

Macedonia 06.08.23 | 17:23

VMRO asks Bujar Osmani to address the scandals of his DUI party

VMRO-DPMNE called on Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani to address a number of scandals involving his DUI party, which VMRO says block Macedonia’s EU integration. We ask Bujar Osmani to grab a chalkboard again and write answers to the following: which EU cluster covers the negotiations with the village...

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