Monday, 27 March 2023
Radmila Sekerinska elected as one of the new PES party Vice Presidents
The PES party of European socialists appointed Radmila Sekerinska as one of its Vice Presidents. Former Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was named President of the party, which unites socialist parties from across Europe, and which has recently been able to reverse its poor showing in national elections...
Two of the richest members of the Zaev cabinet are trying to stay on the public teat for as long as possible
Two of the richest members of the Zaev Government have submitted claims to receive severance payments after they were replaced. Radmila Sekerinska and Mila Carovska joined Nikola Dimitrov, who cited his relative poverty and lack of business interests as the reason why he wants to receive payments from...
Sekerinska says she will not be part of the next Government
Former SDSM party leader Radmila Sekerinska, who resigned as Zoran Zaev’s deputy party leader early this year but kept her position of Defense Minister, announced that she will not be part of the next Government. She blamed the party of “not learning the lessons”, after a candidate...
Minister Sekerinska welcomes the NATO air policing mission over Macedonia
Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska welcomed the fly-over of NATO aircraft, including a US AWACS plane, over Macedonia today. According to Sekerinska, this form of air policing keeps Macedonia safe and better protected. Spanish General Fernando de la Cruz Caravaca, who commands the NATO Combined Air...
In a rare public comment, Defense Minister Sekerinska says that she considers the Zaev Government still functional
In a rare intervention in domestic politics since she resigned as deputy leader of SDSM, Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska said that she considers the Zaev Government still functional, and that she believes “the public expects us to confirm our majority in Parliament”. Zaev lost a key coalition...
“Crvenkovski and Sekerinska brought down Zaev”
According to Pande Kolemisevski, the long serving head of the once powerful state run “Nova Makedonija” printing house, the political collapse of Zoran Zaev is due mostly to his infamous BGNES interview a year ago, in which he agreed to the main Bulgarian demands. The interview was a wake-up...
Zaev’s Government snubs Sekerinska’s visit to Washington
In an apparent snub, the website of the Zaev Government did not include any reference to Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska’s visit to the United States. While the website normally covers all sorts of mundane activities by Government ministers, Sekerinska’s meeting with US Defense Secretary...
Zaev officials hit out at Bulgaria’s veto during an event to commemorate the WW2 partisan movement
Government and city of Skopje officials gathered yesterday to mark the anniversary of the founding of the Skopje partisan company in 1941, the first local unit of the Communist led guerrillas during the Second World War. During the event, Mayor Petre Silegov, Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska and Karpos...
Greek officials react angrily after Macedonia signs defense cooperation treaty with Turkey
Greek Government reacted after Macedonian Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska signed an agreement of cooperation with the Turkish Defense Ministry. A Greek spokesman was quoted as saying that this agreement shows assurances given by the previous, SYRIZA led Government, as naive. SYRIZA leader Alexis...
Minister Sekerinska presents the new US made armored vehicles
Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska and top army officials presented the US made light armored vehicles. Macedonia is supposed to procure US made armored for over 200 million USD.
Leaked audio apparently shows Sekerinska’s final warning to the SDSM party
An audio tape of Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska, apparently made during the online congress of the SDSM party on Sunday, was leaked. In it, Sekerinska is heard giving veiled criticism of her party and warning about “falling in the usual traps”. Sekerinska withdrew herself from running...
Sekerinska’s replacement: SDSM delegates vote to appoint Sanja Lukarevska as new deputy leader
SDSM party delegates voted to appoint Sanja Lukarevska, the current head of the UJP tax authority, as the new party deputy leader. Lukarevska is replacing Radmila Sekerinska, who was Zoran Zaev’s co-leader since 2013, but refused to see another term. Lukarevska got 682 delegate votes, and only...
The SDSM party holds an online congress to prepare for its post-Sekerinska future
The ruling SDSM party will hold an online congress today to elect a new deputy leader, after Radmila Sekerinska announced she will not seek another term. Sekerinska and Zoran Zaev led the party together since 2013, and the Defense Minister did not give a sound explanation for her decision to withdraw. Zaev...
Defense Minister Sekerinska used three helicopters to transport journalists to a press briefing
Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska used three helicopters to transport journalists and Ministry officials to the Krivolak army range for a briefing on the Defender Europe 21 maneuvers. The practice to use helicopters for a short car trip came under scrutiny after Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and his Healthcare...
Faktor: Zaev has picked Radmila Sekerinska’s replacement
Zaev intends to promote the tax authority director Sonja Lukarevska to the position of SDSM party deputy leader currently held by Radmila Sekerinska. Sekerinska unexpectedly announced that she is not in the running for another term on the position that ensured the so-called “urban wing” of the party,...
VMRO-DPMNE calls on Sekerinska to reveal what she knows about the crimes and corruption of the Zaev regime before she leaves office
VMRO-DPMNE called on Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska to detail what she knows about the crimes and corruption of the Zaev regime before she leaves her top position in the SDSM party. Sekerinska caused a political earthquake after she announced that she will not run for another term as deputy leader...
Zaev directs journalists to ask Sekerinska about their split at the top of the SDSM party
Zoran Zaev refused to answer directly when asked today if his number two, Radmila Sekerinska, is distancing herself from the SDSM party. Sekerinska announced that she will not run for Vice President of the party at the coming congress, after providing Zaev with legitimacy in the eyes of the party’s...
Defense Minister Sekerinska fines outspoken officer Dragan Kovacki
Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska fined colonel Dragan Kovacki in her latest move aimed against the outspoken critic of the way she runs the military. Kovacki recently protested the removal of all national symbols from the uniforms as the SDSM regime is pushing to redefine Macedonian national identity. Sekerinska...
Sekerinska condemns Bulgarian President Radev’s plan to use his intelligence agencies to improve the position of Bulgarians in Macedonia
Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska criticized Bulgarian President Rumen Radev for his announcement that he will use the security and intelligence agencies to respond to the violation of human rights of Bulgarians in Macedonia. Asked about the latest escalation in the dispute between the two countries,...
Another vaccine gaffe from Sekerinska: Says that the Government could’ve tried to conceal the truth from the public
Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska made another exceptionally reckless comment on the vaccine crisis. As Macedonia is among the last countries in Europe left without any meaningful quantity of vaccines, Sekerinska initially claimed that the Government could’ve procured a large quantity of vaccines...
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Citizens gave Macedonian education a score of 2
Milososki: MFA, instead of promoting Macedonia, is being misused to advertise Minister Osmani in Macedonia and is the weakest link in the economic plan
Gjorcev: Bulgaria’s offensive rhetoric is because it saw that Macedonian diplomacy is disorganized and doesn’t care about the Macedonians in Bulgaria
IPIS poll: VMRO-DPMNE has a 25% higher rating than SDSM and DUI together
VMRO-DPMNE: Kovacevski to show the document how many SDS MPs didn’t sign that they will vote on constitutional amendments
SPM: Macedonian police insignia with trilingual inscriptions are unconstitutional and unacceptable
Stoiljkovic: Vucic showed the Macedonian authorities how to negotiate and fight for one’s own country
Kocevski: Oliver Spasovski is like a Teflon pan – no affair sticks to him