Tag: Stevo Pendarovski
Macedonia 23.09.20 | 16:59

The Security Council also discussed the introduction of 5G network

President Stevo Pendarovski said Wednesday the security situation overall was stable without any indication that the territorial integrity could be under threat, noting that the COVID-19 pandemic remained key challenge. After today’s meeting of the Security Council, he stressed that the competent...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 20:15

Pendarovski schedules a session of the Security Council on Wednesday

Macedonian President, Stevo Pendarovski, scheduled a session of the Security Council on Wednesday, September 23. The session will be held at 12 pm at the President’s Office in “Villa Vodno”. In addition to the permanent members of the Council, at the invitation of President Stevo...

Macedonia 21.09.20 | 17:38

Pendarovski – Geer: Rule of law will be central in EU accession talks

The rule of law will be central in the EU accession talks. It is the starting point, but also the final step in the negotiations, new EU Ambassador David Geer said presenting his letters of credence to President Stevo Pendarovski on Monday. The EU Ambassador underlined that accession talks will be demanding...

Macedonia 20.09.20 | 11:42

Pendarovski urges Bartholomew to use prerogative and make Macedonian Orthodox faithful equal with others

History says that we should continually adapt with time and use it for the well-being of people. The Ecumenical Patriarchate is an example of how one can remain consistent with values but at the same time be dynamic in facing current challenges, says President Stevo Pendarovski in the letter to Bartholomew,...

Macedonia 08.09.20 | 11:49

Pendarovski on Independence Day: Common imperative to live better in the future

Almost three decades ago, in 1991, in a referendum, an overwhelming majority of our citizens voted to live in an independent, free and democratic Republic of Macedonia. Since then we have had ups and downs in the fight for democratic values. The path we took then is not easy, says President Stevo Pendarovski...

Macedonia 07.09.20 | 15:20

Pendarovski and OSCE Ambassador discuss elections and formation of new Government

President Stevo Pendarovski met Monday with Head of the OSCE Mission to Skopje, Ambassador Clemens Koja, exchanging opinions and information on the situation in the country after the parliamentary elections and formation of the new Government. Pendarovski and Koja also discussed the challenges and priorities...

Macedonia 13.08.20 | 20:20

VMRO-DPMNE: Pendarovski acknowledged that the mandate was given without proof and contrary to the Constitution

Stevo Pendarovski as President of the country announced that he will give the mandate for a new government contrary to the Constitution on the principle of “first come, first served”, says VMRO-DPMNE, adding that Pendarovski should be aware of the seriousness of his position. Instead of acting...

Macedonia 13.08.20 | 19:41

Pendarovski: If no one forms a government, and the Parliament doesn’t dissolve itself, Spasovski will be interim prime minister

President Stevo Pendarovski said at Thursday’s press conference that if no one forms a government and the Parliament does not dissolve itself, Oliver Spasovski will be the interim prime minister for the next four years. Even if the Government is not elected, we can go on like that for months. If...

Macedonia 13.08.20 | 17:46

VMRO-DPMNE freezes relations with President Pendarovski

VMRO-DPMNE freezes relations with President Stevo Pendarovski and will review the policies towards the President’s Office, said the leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski on Thursday following the meeting with the President together with several MPs to ask for proof why he gave the mandate to...

Macedonia 13.08.20 | 16:51

Milososki: Instead of the Constitution, Pendarovski chose Zaev, who does not have 61 signatures from MPs

Two weeks ago, President Pendarovski claimed that according to the Constitution, he would give the mandate only to the one who would present 61 signatures from the MPs. Today, Pendarovski himself devalued himself by giving the mandate to MP Zaev, who does not have 61 signatures from MPs, but is the...

Macedonia 12.08.20 | 20:55

Is Pendarovski giving Zaev additional 20 days to try to secure majority?

The announcement that tomorrow President Stevo Pendarovski will give the mandate to Zoran Zaev to form a government did not surprise anyone. Pendarovski came at the helm of the country as a proposal of SDSM and it was to be expected that Zaev would get the opportunity to try to form a government. But...

Macedonia 10.08.20 | 21:09

Is the Parliament constituted or nor: Pendarovski and Xhaferi with opposing views

The last few days are running in which President Pendarovski is to give the mandate for government formation in accordance with the results of the 15 July elections. Under the Constitution, once the new Parliament is constituted, the President has 10 days to give the mandate to a candidate of a party,...

Macedonia 10.08.20 | 17:10

Parliament sworn in once MP terms are verified, says Pendarovski’s office

A mandate for the formation of government should be handed over ten days after Parliament is sworn in according to constitutional provisions. Parliament is sworn in the day the terms of MPs are verified, the President’s office tells MIA. Stevo Pendarovski’s office was asked for a comment after outgoing...

Macedonia 09.08.20 | 20:05

Is the deadline for entrusting the mandate running: Xhaferi has not yet notified Pendarovski that the Parliament is constituted

The outgoing Parliament Speaker, Talat Xhaferi, has not yet sent a notification to President Stevo Pendarovski that the Parliament has been constituted, writes “Kanal 5”. Xhaferi’s Office has not yet answered why this has not been done and whether this means that the deadline for entrusting...

Macedonia 09.08.20 | 10:51

President Pendarovski has four more days to give the mandate for forming a government

Due to the fact that the deadline for securing parliamentary majority and forming a new government is approaching, parties have intensified negotiations. However, they are keeping details of talks secret. SDSM reiterated in a press release on Saturday that they’re holding formal talks over forming...

Macedonia 05.08.20 | 10:18

Who will obtain 61 MPs: As of today, Pendarovski has ten days to give the mandate to form a government

The “race” for the formation of a new Government has officially started after the Parliament held its first constitutive session on Tuesday. Both SDSM leader Zoran Zaev and VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski announce a majority of 61 MPs. According to Zaev, all options are open. Mickoski...

Macedonia 31.07.20 | 12:12

Pendarovski hints at a Government without DUI

A government is possible without SDSM or without VMRO-DPMNE, but also without DUI, said President Stevo Pendarovski in an interview with “Fokus”. The constitutional norm is crystal clear – the mandate is given to the candidate of the party or parties that have a majority in Parliament...

Macedonia 26.07.20 | 12:31

Pendarovski: Every July 26, we remember the earthquake that claimed over 1,000 lives

We need solidarity and unity to overcome challenges our society will face, President Stevo Pendarovski wrote Sunday in a Facebook post, recalling on disastrous earthquake that struck Skopje on July 26, 1963. Every 26 July, we remember the terrible morning in 1963 when the strong earthquake claimed more...

Macedonia 11.07.20 | 19:45

Pendarovski: Srebrenica genocide is one of the darkest events in modern European history

President Stevo Pendarovski in a video message on Saturday commemorated the Srebrenica genocide that took place 25 years ago, when more than 8,000 Bosniaks, mostly men and children, were systematically killed. This is, without a doubt, one of the darkest events in modern European history for which there...

Macedonia 24.06.20 | 10:36

Pendarovski: Campaign to be safe, elections fair, free and democratic

These are the country’s first elections as a NATO member-state and awaiting the start of EU accession negotiations. The electoral process and voting must be administered in accordance with high standards and criteria, given our Euro-Atlantic perspective, says President Stevo Pendarovski in a statement...

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