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Northern Macedonia: Osmani meets Le Drian in Paris

“We remain committed to reforms, developing good neighborly relations and promoting trust with Bulgaria. “We see ourselves as part of the EU and we will achieve this mainly to ensure a successful future for our citizens, but also as an investment in the future success of Europe,” Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani said in Paris today.…

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Northern Macedonia: International order issued for Sašo Mijalkov

The Ministry of Interior of Northern Macedonia issued an international arrest warrant on Monday afternoon for the former head of the UBK, Sašo Mijalkov, who has been missing since yesterday afternoon, after the police failed to submit the decision for his house arrest. , which was taken as a precautionary measure by the Criminal Court…

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Northern Macedonia: Former UBK Commander Sao Mijalkov Wanted by Police

“Northern Macedonia Police have been searching for Sašo Mijalkov, former director of the Gruevski Security and Counterintelligence Service (UBK) of the Gruevski administration, since Sunday afternoon, after a court issued a house arrest warrant pending. Target – “Fortesa case” is announced on February 26. Mijalkov is the main defendant in this case and in her…

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NATO and Northern Macedonia step up response to cyber threats

NATO’s newest ally, Northern Macedonia, signed a key document that will improve co-operation and cyber defense assistance between NATO and the country’s cyber defenders. The new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cyber defense co-operation facilitates the exchange of information on cyber threats and best practices, helps prevent cyber incidents and will enable Northern Macedonia to…

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Northern Macedonia: Separate political entities on the issue of nationality in the new identity cards

There is a difference of opinion in Northern Macedonia between political entities on whether nationality should be written on new identity cards or not. For some it is necessary, for others, there is no such thing in world practice. While President Stevo Pendarovski disagrees that nationality should be on ID cards, as this is a…

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Northern Macedonia: Early elections are not in the country’s interest, says Ahmeti

The leader of the Democratic Union for Integration (DUI) Ali Ahmeti stressed today that the registration scheduled for April will go ahead and there is no reason to postpone it. “So far there is no change and the registration will be done in early April. This is a statistical step, a step that must be…

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4,680 Pfizer vaccines sent from Serbia to Zaev and northern Macedonia in the presence of Vucic

During the handover ceremony of 4,680 Pfizer vaccines in northern Macedonia at the Tabanovce border crossing, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic stated that Serbia has no interest other than to show its friendship with northern Macedonia, adding that a friend is someone who wants stay close to you at times, in illness and not just in…

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Borissov: I hope next year we can celebrate our common hero Delchev with our brothers from Northern Macedonia

“We hope that together with our brothers from Northern Macedonia, next year we will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Goce Delchev,” said Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on the occasion of the 149th anniversary of the birth of the great revolutionary. “Today marks 149 years since the birth of Goce Delchev, voivode…

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BNT will start broadcasting in Northern Macedonia, MRT in Bulgaria on March 1st

The 2014 agreement between Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia on cultural exchange through the broadcasting of their national programs in the territory of the other country will enter into force on March 1st. The decision was made in the presence of the Bulgarian Ambassador to Skopje Angel Angelov by the Director of the Audio and Video…

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Inclusion of Northern Macedonia in US-Germany list of common interests is good news, Pendarovski says

Speaking to TV24, Northern Macedonian President Stevo Pendarovski said that Skopje had proposed to Sofia that talks on the historical period up to 1944 be left to historians, “and that we focus on the present.” The President of Northern Macedonia believes that discussions should focus currently on restoring trust and secondary issues such as infrastructure,…

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Zaharieva: We are not satisfied that we had to say “No” to Northern Macedonia

“Bulgaria is not satisfied with the fact that it had to say ‘no’ at the beginning of the negotiations between the Republic of Northern Macedonia and the European Union,” said Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva. The Bulgarian Minister stressed that the problems between Sofia and Skopje are related to the fact that Northern Macedonia is…

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Serbia and Northern Macedonia form Joint Committee for Respect for Minority Rights

At the initiative of Northern Macedonia and after the meeting of the Minister of Human Rights and Minorities and Social Dialogue of Serbia Gordana Čomić with the representatives of the Embassy of Northern Macedonia in Serbia, it was decided that the two countries begin the process of forming a committee. joint government for the protection…

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Northern Macedonia: Osmani suspends the process of appointing Ambassador Grkov in Belgrade

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Northern Macedonia, Bujar Osmani, submitted a request to the President of the National Assembly, Talat Xhaferi, to continue with the necessary measures to curb the process of appointing diplomat Vasko Grkov as Ambassador to Belgrade. Unofficial sources from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Northern Macedonia claim that Osmani…

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Northern Macedonia: Opposition submits interpellation to 111th place on corruption list

VMRO-DPMNE MP Gordana Siljanovska Davkova briefed Parliament today on the filing of an interpellation against two members of the government; Ljupco Nikolovski as Deputy Prime Minister for Fighting Corruption, Sustainable Development and Human Resources and Minister of Justice Bojan Maric. “These days we are seeing intense ‘seismic activity’ in ‘Macedonia’; ‘earthquakes’ are shaking the country…

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Hoxha: The Government of Northern Macedonia remains committed to the implementation of the Prespa Agreement

The government of northern Macedonia has pledged to implement the Prespa Agreement, which paved the way for the country’s accession to NATO and the EU, government spokesman Muhamet Hoxha told a regular news conference Wednesday. “There are two parts of this agreement, Macedonia and Greece, and they focus on all the obligations deriving from such…

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Northern Macedonia: Zaev meets with UNDP chief

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Northern Macedonia Zoran Zaev received today the Permanent Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Narine Sahakyan, who praised the current cooperation as fruitful and successful and exchanged views on current activities and accelerating transformational change. in public policy. Current and future UNDP activities were discussed at…

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Northern Macedonia: Portuguese Presidency pushes towards start of accession negotiations

The Portuguese Presidency of the European Union considers the enlargement process an important issue and will make every effort to intensify the dialogue to harmonize the negotiating framework and to formally start accession negotiations between Northern Macedonia and the EU. Northern Macedonia’s membership in the European Union will help maintain the EU’s credibility throughout the…

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Northern Macedonia: Pendarovski signs census decree

The President of Northern Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski, after consulting with legal experts, signed on Monday (January 25th) the decree on the adoption of the law on the census of population, families and citizens in the Republic of Northern Macedonia in 2021. Stevo Pendarovski expects that the census process will not be politicized and the data…