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Minoski: There is money for the subsidies, but we are awaiting the Constitutional court’s ruling

If the Constitutional court disputes the article from the Election code, there won't be any obstacles for the payment of the subsidies. We have an appropriate liquidity - said the Minister of Finance, Kiril Minoski for "Television 24." He is hoping that the sums will be paid within the planned deadline until the 30th of June. The Constitutional court has confirmed...

Farmers will block the borders if they don’t receive subventions by Friday

Revolted by the non-payment of subventions, between 12:00 and 13:00, today, farmers will block various roads in the country. They demand to meet the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy, Mihail Cvetkov by Friday, the Minister of Finance, Kiril Minoski, and the manager of the Payment Agency, Igor Zlatkov. "We demand meetings at these three institutions to see who...

The Greek blockades and the frozen Danube have burdened the railroad traffic

The railroad traffic is overburdened and the train capacities are completely full, as was alarmed by the Macedonian companies that are seeking for alternative transportation because of the blockade of the border crossing Evzoni by Greek farmers for the third week. The manager of Macedonian railroads “Transport” Nikola Kostov, for Meta said that there won’t be any delays of the...

MEPSO and EVN urging farmers to be cautious when setting up equipment

MEPSO, are advising farmers that they should avoid the use of agricultural machinery along routes where power lines of the power transmission network run, and security corridors, and especially not to use powerful tractor machinery, or any other agricultural machinery underneath power cables. The company recommends that farmers do not install piping systems for irrigation purpose in agricultural areas which...

Border crossing Bogorodica will be closed today again

Greek farmers will close the border crossing Bogorodica, vehicles won't be able to cross from 12:00 to 14:00 and 19:00 to 23:00. Thousands of farmers from 68 blocks throughout Greece today will meet in Athens for a protest scheduled for 18:00 tonight. At the port of Piraeus this morning more than 2,000 farmers arrived from Crete that are currently protesting...

Blockades continue today at the border crossings, Bogorodica, Dojran and Medzitilija

Today, Greek farmers will continue blocking the Macedonian-Greek border, at three different crossings: Bogorodica, Medzitlija and Dojran. The border crossing at Bogorodica will be blocked today from 11:00 to 13:00 and from 17:00 to 20:00, Dojran will be closed from 9:00 to 14:00 and 18:00 to 20:00 Macedonian time, while Medzitlija will face a blockade from 11:00-13:00 and 18:00-20:00. Farmers have...

Thessaloniki under siege by Greek farmers

Greek farmers today will "occupy" Thessaloniki. Protests from the road blockades will move to the centre of Thessaloniki, where tonight the great Fair of Agriculture "Agrotiki" opens. This way Farmers can demonstrate their anger and dissatisfaction with the government's decisions not to deviate from the implementation of the Agreement on pension and health insurance and new laws that would abolish...

Today from 11:00-13:00, Greek farmers will block border crossings Bogorodica and Dojran

Today Greek farmers will again be blocking the border crossings Bogorodica and Dojran. The blockade will start from 12:00 to 14:00 local time, in other words from 11:00 to 13:00 Macedonian time. Other than the Macedonian border, farmers are also blocking border crossings from Greece - Albania, and Greece - Bulgaria. The worst situation at the moment is at the...

Greek farmers might block the border crossing at Dojran

It is possible that Greek farmers today intend to block the border crossing at Dojran from 11:00-13:00 Macedonian time. According to announcements from the farmers, from the area surrounding Kilkis, they plan either to block the motorway Thessaloniki – Petrich, or block the border crossing Dojran - Dojrani. In the area of Kilkis, farmers have gathered 450 tractors and a large...

Greek farmers will block motorways throughout Greece, for now there are no blockades on the border

Traffic movement through the motorways in Greece in the coming days will be difficult due to a mass strike organized by disgruntled Greek farmers. Farmers are dissatisfied with the measures of the Greek government for pensions, health insurance and the abolishment of benefits. Over 10,000 farmers with their tractors will be protesting on motorways throughout Greece and occasionally will block...

The Ministry of Finance gave 227 million denari in subsidies to 8711 farmers

The Ministry of Finance gave 227 million denari in subsidies to 8711 farmers. The subsidies were mostly given to milk producers. For the production and sale of sheep, cow and goat milk, 8562 farmers received 206 million denari. The Ministry has paid 1.4 million denari to support the production of garden produce in green houses as well as by...

Farmers will be able to use loans in the amount of 20 million dollars

USAID and the Ministry of Agriculture will jointly fund a mechanism for partial credit guarantees, which would enable increased lending to individual farmers. In the next ten years, agricultural loans totaling 20 million dollars will be guaranteed. Agreement for Cooperation between the Government and the US Agency for International Development for bank guarantees for agriculture and rural development in Macedonia will...

Trade union association for agricultural salvation to be formed in Bitola

Farmers from all over Macedonia today in Bitola formed a new agricultural association with pretensions of trade union under the name "Republic trade union association for agricultural salvation." President of the association is Nikolche Boshevski, a farmer from the village of Novaci, who handles more than 20 hectares of agricultural land and is one of the major producers of...