Tag: sekerinska
Macedonia 27.11.20 | 17:08

Sekerinska: Macedonia has a glorious anti-fascist past, but…

Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska today spoke out in praise of the anti-fascist past of Macedonia, but insisted that she can’t allow it to stand in the way of future European integration. Macedonia is faced with demands from Bulgaria to revide its history, especially the references to the partisan...

Macedonia 26.11.20 | 16:31

As much of the party turns against him, Sekerinska stands by Zaev

After many top SDSM party officials rose against their party leader and Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, following his BGNES interview and massive surrender to Bulgaria on all issues of historic and national identity, his main ally in the party Radmila Sekerinska remained alone in support of Zaev. The Defense...

Macedonia 21.11.20 | 16:37

“Macedonia will not begin EU accession talks while the criminals from SDSM are in power”

The veto from Bulgaria, which blocked the opening of EU accession talks with Macedonia, was easily predicted during a pre-election debate between the deputy party leaders of VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM, Aleksandar Nikoloski and Radmila Sekerinska. Nikoloski pushed on Sekerinska to say when will Macedonia open...

Macedonia 24.09.20 | 15:00

Sekerinska responds to Karakacanov, says that his comment is “not helpful”

Macedonian Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska responded to the announcement from her Bulgarian counterpart Krasimiar Karakacanov that Bulgaria will postpone the opening of EU accession talks for Macedonia as not enough concession have been made on national identity issues. Sekerinska said that Karakacanov’s...

Macedonia 04.09.20 | 13:12

Ministry increases defense spending – by buying waffles and cookies

During the peak of the coronavirus caused economic crisis, the Defense Ministry is soliciting offers for companies to supply it with cookies, waffles and candies. The contract is worth 57,000 EUR and was first offered last week. As a new NATO member state, Macedonia is asked to increase defense spending,...

Macedonia 04.09.20 | 10:54

Zaev wants to renew his mandate as party leader to strengthen his position against the rival SDSM faction

Netpress reports that Zoran Zaev is preparing a direct vote for party leader in April, where he hopes to entrech his position and the position of his Strumica based “rural wing” against the rival “urban wing” of the party. The news site reports that Zaev wants to change the party...

Macedonia 10.08.20 | 15:50

After snubbing the Karpalak commemoration, Sekerinska personally laid a wreath in honor of the soldiers killed in Ljubotenski Bacila

After causing outrage last week with her no-show at a ceremony marking the ambush in which Albanian terrorists killed 10 Macedonian army reservists in Karpalak, Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska made sure to come in person for the honoring of the eight soldiers killed in Ljuboteski Bacila. The two...

Macedonia 10.08.20 | 11:39

Alfa: Sekerinska refused the offer of ambassadorship to Washington

Alfa TV reports that Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska turned down the offer of ambassadorship to Washington in hope she will get to become Speaker of the Parliament. Macedonia has been without an ambassador to the US, among other key posts, despite the fact that the SDSM party holds both the Presidency...

Macedonia 07.08.20 | 16:44

Zhurnal: Sekerinska is pushing SDSM toward a coalition with DUI, Oliver Spasovski is opposed

The Zhurnal news site reports that top SDSM officials are divided over whether to pursue another coalition with Ali Ahmeti’s DUI party. According to Zhurnal, which is a bilingual site and reports political developments from both the Macedonian and ethnic Albanian camps, Radmila Sekerinska was pushing...

Macedonia 06.08.20 | 22:56

SDSM reportedly plans to propose Sekerinska as Speaker of Parliament

SDSM plans to nominate Radmila Sekerinska as Speaker of the Parliament, the Albanian language ABC news site reports. According to the site, SDSM is hoping to cobble together enough votes, along with ethnic Albanian parties, to form a Government, and a first step would be the election of a new Speaker....

Macedonia 02.08.20 | 14:08

Sekerinska booed in Krusevo

Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska and Transportation Minister Goran Sugareski were booed as they arrived at Meckin Kamen near Krusevo, the site of the central Ilinden celebration. This is a place for heroes, not traitors, people in the crowd shouted at the outgoing Government officials. The celebration...

Macedonia 09.07.20 | 22:17

Sekerinska finally admits meeting with Boki 13 and Katica Janeva

Days after the shocking video was released, SDSM Vice President Radmila Sekerinska finally acknowledged that it is indeed her filmed in the home of sentenced extortionist Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13, with him and his co-defendant Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva. Boki 13 and Janeva were sentenced...

Macedonia 07.07.20 | 21:57

SDSM denies that Sekerinska had a role in the Racket scandal, a day after video shows her with Katica Janeva and Boki 13

SDSM Vice President Radmila Sekerinska refused to address the publication of a video showing her at a home party with now senteced racketeers Katica Janeva and Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13. Sekerinska and her husband Bozidar Jankovski are close to both Janeva and Boki 13, and to their main target,...

Macedonia 06.07.20 | 17:27

Last year Sekerinska denied being close to Boki 13 and Katica Janeva, threatened to sue a media outlet when asked her about it

The footage showing SDSM Vice President Radmila Sekerinska in the company of now sentenced racketeers Katica Janeva and Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13, reminded the public of how a year ago Sekerinska emphatically denied that she is close to the duo and even threatened to sue the Infomax news site...

Macedonia 05.07.20 | 22:43

Durlovski asks Sekerinska if she supports BESA’s position for cantons in Macedonia

Igor Durlovski, the lead VMRO-DPMNE in the 5th district, asked his opposite candidate Radmila Sekerinska from SDSM why hasn’t her party announced a joint platform with its coalition partner BESA. The ethnic Albanian party has been known for very radical positions and has even endorsed a cantonal...

Macedonia 25.06.20 | 21:56

Milososki: Zaev knows that whistleblowers are sharing evidence on him

The ruling SDSM party grabbed power in 2017 owing to a campaign where it claimed it will fight corruption. These claims are now widely mocked after much of the evidence SDSM offered was debunked, top officials which SDSM accused of corruption now work with the party, and most importantly – after...

Macedonia 23.06.20 | 19:48

Sekerinska defends Den Doncev as the Government is rocked by a new corruption scandal

SDSM Vice President Radmila Sekerinska defended Den Doncev – the latest Government official to be accused of corruption, and ignored the corruption scandal involving Vasko Kovacevski, the former head of the REK Bitola power plant, which is playing out in the electoral district where she is leading...

Macedonia 22.06.20 | 22:00

Sekerinska admits that there is no set date when the EU accession talks will begin

SDSM Vice President Radmila Sekerinska finally acknowledged that Macedonia was not given a date to open EU accession talks. SDSM has been announcing and even celebrating “the date” since 2017, but the closest it got is a political statement of the European Council that accession talks will...

Macedonia 22.06.20 | 21:40

Sekerinska remains obsessed with Republika, makes a false claim that we apologized to her

SDSM Vice President Radmila Sekerinska falsely claimed that Republika apologized to her for our reporting. During her debate with VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski, Sekerinska was pressed for her own role in the major corruption scandals that are shaking the SDSM led Government. She responded...

Macedonia 22.06.20 | 20:55

Nikoloski: Zaev is at he top of the latest racketeering pyramid

DIscussing the latest revelations in the Racket scandal, VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski said that the leaked audio tapes point to how SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev was the key person involved in the extortion of a medical provider. Nikoloski was debating SDSM Vice President Radmila Sekerinska,...

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