Tag: Stevo Pendarovski
Macedonia 24.01.21 | 10:52

Will he agree with VMRO-DPMNE: Pendarovski consults with legal experts on the Census Law

President Stevo Pendarovski is consulting legal experts before signing the census law, the president’s office told MIA, adding that the president’s position will be announced these days. On the same day after its adoption, the Parliament Speaker submitted the law to the President to sign...

Macedonia 19.01.21 | 12:01

President Pendarovski extends Epiphany greetings

President Stevo Pendarovski has sent an Epiphany greeting to the Head of the Macedonian Orthodox Church – Ohrid Archbishopric, Metropolitan of Skopje, Archbishop of Ohrid and Macedonia and Justiniana Prima, H.H. Stefan. This year, unfortunately, we celebrate Epiphany – Epiphany in unusual circumstances...

Macedonia 11.01.21 | 19:01

Pendarovski: I have not received an Annex or a Protocol – There is no need for an additional Annex with Bulgaria

The Office of President Stevo Pendarovski has not received any documents in the form of annexes or protocols regarding the requests from the Bulgarian side. This is the answer that “Pressing TV” received after the statement of the Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Krasimir...

Macedonia 07.01.21 | 14:37

Violence cannot be justification for challenging democracy, Pendarovski says following the storming of US Capitol

President Stevo Pendarovski wrote Thursday on Twitter that violence could not be justification for challenging democracy, expressing condolences and solidarity with American citizens after last night’s events in Washington DC. Violence cannot be justification for challenging democracy. The behaviour...

Macedonia 06.01.21 | 15:19

Pendarovski extends greetings: May the Christmas holidays be an additional motivation to persevere in face of all temptations

President Stevo Pendarovski wished happy Christmas to the citizens and sent greetings to Archbishop Stefan, Head of the Macedonian Orthodox Church – Ohrid Archbishopric, and Emil Zaev, President of the Evangelical Methodist Church. Congratulating Christmas to all Christians who celebrate the day...

Macedonia 31.12.20 | 16:20

Pendarovski: Pandemic will pass, we must overcome divisions, heal wounds

The pandemic will pass. Better days will come. We will be able to be together without fear, according to President Stevo Pendarovski in a holiday letter extending his New Year’s wishes to citizens. 2020 was one of the most difficult years of Macedonian independence. We went through it in constant...

Macedonia 30.12.20 | 18:39

Pendarovski extends condolences to Croatian President after devastating earthquake

President Stevo Pendarovski on Wednesday had a phone call with Croatian President Zoran Milanović to offer his condolences to the families of the victims of the series of devastating earthquakes that have hit Croatia. President Pendarovski also expressed confidence that Croatia and all its citizens...

Macedonia 30.12.20 | 17:19

Pendarovski doesn’t hesitate to serve Zaev, signs the decree for giving 33 million euros for Makpetrol

After consultations with experts in the field of energy and law, President Stevo Pendarovski today signed the Decree promulgating the Law on Resolving the Dispute between the Government of the Republic of Macedonia and Makpetrol by way of agreement, the President’s Office informed Wednesday. President...

Macedonia 18.12.20 | 22:06

Broad debate needed for changes in education, not a copied solution, Pendarovski believes

Education needs to be transformed, in line with new times and new technologies, but change is taking place slowly all over the world. Broad debate is needed for changes in education, and not a copied solution, said President Stevo Pendarovski on TV Kanal 5. Regarding the announcement for changes in education,...

Macedonia 18.12.20 | 22:00

Pendarovski: Probably Bulgaria has learned the lessons from Greece that now it has chance to block us

We all thought we could start negotiating with the remarks. Probably, Bulgaria has learned the lesson from Greece that the right time to veto us is now, President Stevo Pendarovski said in an interview with TV Kanal 5. I would not like, stressed Pendarovski, to become infamous record holders in the waiting...

Macedonia 15.12.20 | 23:32

Mickoski: I do not see a difference between Zaev’s views and Pendarovski’s views

Commenting on the crisis situation and why there should be no leader’s meeting hosted by Pendarovski during Tuesday’s interview with TV Alsat, the leader of VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski said that there was no difference between the views of Zaev and Pendarovski. We asked for a crisis situation,...

Macedonia 14.12.20 | 19:37

Pendarovski has no plans to initiate a leaders’ meeting

President Stevo Pendarovski has no plans to initiate a leaders’ meeting, MIA learns. The Prime Minister and SDSM leader, Zoran Zaev, today announced a leaders’ meeting by the end of the year. He said that he expects the head of state to initiate it, but if that does not happen, he would initiate...

Macedonia 11.12.20 | 11:21

President Pendarovski signs the Decree promulgating the Law amending the Law on Financing of Political Parties

Today, President Stevo Pendarovski signed Friday the Decree promulgating the Law amending the Law on Financing of Political Parties. President Pendarovski expects that in the same way that the suspended funds for financing, which are legally entitled to them, are returned to the political parties, the...

Macedonia 10.12.20 | 10:56

Pendarovski: Respect for human rights everywhere and always, without exception

We must not be indifferent and ignore any violation of basic human rights, which can escalate into any form of violence. We all owe it to ourselves to give clear support to human rights activists. Freedom of thought, conscience and religion, of expression and gathering, social, economic and cultural...

Macedonia 09.12.20 | 10:27

President Pendarovski wants to be the first to receive the Covid-19 vaccine

President Stevo Pendarovski said in an interview with TV Sitel that he would like to be the first to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, in order to raise awareness among citizens. I would like to be the first to receive the vaccine in our country. Not because I want to be the first to protect myself, because...

Macedonia 09.12.20 | 10:02

Why Pendarovski didn’t inform the Parliament that he had received an offer for EEA membership?

Pendarovski made a huge mistake refusing the offer for membership in the EEA, comments the MP Antonio Milososki. According to him, the EEA offers participation in the single free market, and offers the “four freedoms” of movement of capital, people, goods and services with the EU, and Norway,...

Macedonia 08.12.20 | 13:35

Pendarovski extends greetings: I wish the deeds and wisdom of St. Clement to be our guide and roadmap through the hardships

President Stevo Pendarovski on Tuesday sent a greeting to Archbishop Stefan, Head of the Macedonian Orthodox Church – Ohrid Archbishopric, on St. Clement of Ohrid Day. Not only did St. Clement of Ohrid leave a great spiritual and enlightening heritage, but also with a personal example showed in action...

Economy 08.12.20 | 11:10

Rejecting EEA membership means rejecting Macedonia’s economic integration into the EU

President Stevo Pendarovski said Monday that Macedonia was offered joining the European Economic Area (EEA) but refused because it insists on full fledged EU membership. The EEA includes countries who have no intention to join the EU, such as Norway and Switzerland, in the same economic regime that the...

Macedonia 27.11.20 | 12:24

Pendarovski: Marijuana should be decriminalized

Marijuana needs to be decriminalized and we are already late in finalizing the legislation for production and distribution of cannabis oil for medical purposes for which there is clear professional medical support. However, the decision to create legal preconditions for the commercial sale of marijuana...

Macedonia 26.11.20 | 11:48

Pendarovski vs. Zaev: My 20-year experience in international politics allows me to accurately measure my words

The Macedonian-Bulgarian dispute can be resolved only if the dignity of both the Macedonian and the Bulgarian people is respected, and by avoiding the dangerous trap of historical revisionism when it is based on political constructions instead of facts, said President Stevo Pendarovski in an interview...

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