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Will a new US TV series on the ‘Macedonian teens who helped elect Trump’ perpetuate a tired cliché?

The so-called “Macedonian teenagers” who set up networks of fake news sites in the lead-up to the 2016 United States election continue to turn a profit — not so much for themselves anymore, but for producers looking to capitalize on the exaggerated trope, Global voices reports. To recap: In 2016, a group of Macedonians from the city of Veles set...

Trump sends a letter to Zaev: I congratulate you on your leadership and the dedication to the Prespa Agreement

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has received a letter from the US President, Donald Trump, in which, on behalf of the American people, he is congratulating on the ratification and implementation of the Prespa Agreement and is stressing that North Macedonia is a big partner for the US, informs the government's press service. "This is the most historic achievement in the...

Trump congratulates Ivanov: Prespa Agreement paves the way to the EU and NATO

The Prespa Agreement paves the way for Macedonia's membership to NATO and European Union, US President Donald Trump told Macedonian counterpart Gjorge Ivanov in his congratulations on Independence Day - September 8th. Trump also sent greetings to the citizens of Macedonia. "Macedonia has much to be proud of this year. The historic Prespa Agreement resolves the long-standing name issue with Greece...

New York Times published unsigned Op-Ed essay against Trump written by a White House employee

In what is represents a rare precedent for one of the most renowned US press outlets, the New York Times has published an anonymous column by a high ranking official within the US administration of the president of the US, Donald Trump, who says that together with many others, he has secretly been working to prevent many dangerous policies...

Kochovski: Macedonian steel is not directly affected by the tariffs announced by Trump

The announcement of the introduction of import tariffs for steel and aluminum products by US President Donald Trump for the United States, will not effect Macedonian producers directly, because that specific market is not targeted, stated for “Meta” the president of the Metallurgy Association and director of "Makstil", Mitko Kochovski, during the Economy Chamber of Macedonia However, he explained, the introduction...

Trump’s rating plummet across the world, except in Macedonia, Israel, Liberia and Belarus

One year after the Donald Trump’s inauguration as America’s new president, his US ratings have plummeted in all countries, except four, including Macedonia, wrote Atlantic magazine in an article called, “What do Israel, Liberia, Belarus and Macedonia have in common?” The research on the ratings, which Atlantic magazine refers to, was conducted by the Gallup agency in 134 countries in...

Zaev participated in a diplomatic reception organized by Trump

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev participated in a diplomatic reception organized by the President of the United States, Donald Trump, at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York. "Diplomatic reception, organized by the US President of the UN General Assembly is an opportunity to strengthen friendships and future cooperation in the interest of our countries”, Zaev wrote on Twitter. The...

Zaev and Trump shake hands at the United Nations Headquarters

Today, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev met and shook hands with US President Donald Trump at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Zaev on his Facebook page shared a picture of shaking hands with US President Trump and wrote that he gave support to Trump's initiative through the Declaration to support the reforms proposed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Prime Minister...

CNN: Veles, with fake news is preparing for the US election in 2020

“This sleepy riverside town in Macedonia is home to dozens of website operators who churn out bogus stories designed to attract the attention of Americans. Each click adds cash to their bank accounts”, says “CNN” in a long story about the young people from Veles who earned lots of money, writing fake news that favoured President Donald Trump, when...

Zaev in New York at the General Assembly at the UN, he will also be meeting with Trump, Guterres, Mogherini and Tusk

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev will lead the delegation of the Republic of Macedonia at the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations in New York from 17th to 19th September, announced the Government's Public Relations Department. The delegation will consist of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikola Dimitrov and the Minister without a portfolio in charge of the Diaspora, Edmond...

Trump continues the validity of the blacklist for Macedonia – 10 people are a threat to the USA

American President Donald Trump asked Congress to extend the validity for the so called “threat against national interests to the USA” from the region of the West Balkans, a document which was adopted in June, 2001, by George W. Bush. The document covers Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Macedonia and it stipulates that these countries still pose a threat from...

Ivanov demands that the European Council engage and condemn the Platform

The Tirana platform is a document that represents an ultimatum and it has suspended the Agreement from Przino in which the European Union has invested all of its foreign–political credibility, said the letter that was sent by President Gjorge Ivanov to the members of the European Council, the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, the General Secretary of...

VMRO-DPMNE: SDSM and Soros are insulting Donald Trump and his administration

Soros and SDSM chose the path determined by their sponsor, they defend him and have started to insult and taunt President Donald Trump and his administration, says a statement by VMRO-DPMNE. It adds that, "for the Sorosoids who are paid well, it is not a problem to get into conflict with anybody when ordered to do so, guided by self-interest...

Gruevski: The Macedonian government will cooperate with Trump’s new administration

Regarding the changes that are happening on the world political scene and the expectations, VMRO-DPMNE’s party leader, Nikola Gruevski, in a statement given at the "Telegraf" portal has said that “the Macedonian government will have a close communication and will cooperate with Donald Trump’s new administration for the purpose of accomplishment of this country’s strategic goals”. “Our priorities remain to...

Ivanov to Trump: We highly respect your views and foreign policy objectives

President Gjorge Ivanov, today congratulated Donald Trump after he was sworn in as the President of the United States. Ivanov sent him a note expressing confidence in Trump’s leadership, especially for the United States, and he expressed hope in intensifying, deepening and strengthening the strategic partnership and friendship between Macedonia and the United States. "Allow me, on this occasion, to express...

Internet entrepreneurs from Veles who promoted Trump attract worldwide media attention

Macedonian teenagers from Veles have become a global attraction after part of the world's media claimed that the residents of Veles through their propaganda websites with fake news influenced the US election and helped the Republican candidate for US president, Donald Trump, get into the White House. Last April, after Meta wrote about five young people from Veles, owners of websites...

People of Veles who opened propaganda websites for Trump do not believe they influenced elections

The group of young people from Veles who were the owners of hundreds of websites that published propaganda in favour of the newly elected President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, say that they do not believe their "portals" had any influence on the outcome of the presidential elections. Most of the propaganda websites do not exist...

Ivanov to Trump: Macedonian integration into the EU and NATO is now a necessity

The President of Republic of Macedonia, Gjorge Ivanov, congratulated Donald Trump after being elected as a President of the United States of America. “Let me, on behalf of the citizens of Macedonia and on my personal behalf, to extend my sincere congratulations on your election as President of the United States of America , and wish you success in carrying...

Gjorcev expects relations to deepen, while Shekjerinska disappointed by Clinton’s defeat

The deputy president of SDSM, Radmila Shekjerinska is disappointed because the White House did not choose a woman president, while Vlatko Gjorcev of VMRO DPMNE is expecting the relations between USA and Macedonia to deepen, after the elections in both countries. These are the remarks of Shekjerinska and Gjorcev after the election of Donald Trump as the new president of...

Baily: Post-election period is a time for patriotism

While awaiting the latest results of the uncertain race for President of the United States of America, , which Donald Trump is currently leading, US Ambassador to macedonia, Jess Baily at the Alexander Palace Hotel, stated that the election of the next US President is a serious matter that affects the economy, healthcare, education, immigration and foreign policy. “US citizens...