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Macedonian army officer under suspicion of infection with the South African strain will be flown home from Africa

Radmila Shekerinska, the Defense Minister of North Macedonia confirmed today later this evening, a military officer, a lieutenant colonel who is taking part in the European mission in the Central African Republic will be transferred for treatment from this African country to the Clinic for Infectious Diseases in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia. The officer last week tested positive...

Zaev: Shekerinska didn’t quit, just announced she won’t run for a third mandate

North Macedonia's Prime Minister and SDSM's President Zoran Zaev said today that the current SDSM's Vice president Radmila Shekerinska didn't resign from the party posts, but that she has no intention to run for a third mandate as the party's Vice president. "I respect her decision, she has merits for our country's accession into NATO, for the EU's candidate status...

US donates 1.269 M4 assault rifles to ARM – acquisitions of handguns, sniper rifles, howitzers to follow!

The Army of the Republic of North Macedonia - ARM, received 1,269 M4 assault rifles from the US as a donation worth US$1.2 million, aimed to assist the equipping of the Light Infantry Battalion Battle Group, the primary NATO-declared unit. These new items will be followed by procurement of equipment and weaponry consisting of handguns, 7.62 mm sniper rifles,...

Next year Skopje will host the biggest NATO conference for public relations and fighting disinformation

Around 500 communications experts from all NATO member countries will participate in the biggest allies conference for public relations that next year should take place in Skopje, announced the Defense Minister Radmila Shekerinska - Jankovska yesterday. "The plans for NATO's communications with the general public, the fight against false news, and attacks will be built here," stressed Shekerinska. If the pandemic...

Shekerinska after Karakachanov’s statement: Now is the moment to see who wants good neighborly relations

"Now is the moment when it becomes evident who wants good neighborly relations. We passed our test," said North Macedonia's Defense Minister Radmila Shekerinska - Jankovska after the statement by her Bulgarian counterpart Krassimir Karakachanov that Bulgaria will oppose the intergovernmental conference between the EU and North Macedonia on the start of the EU accession negotiations. "These statements aren't in...

Shekjerinska – Stoltenberg: We shall make this region better and more stable

The Minister of Defense Radmila Shekjerinska, before the NATO's official ministerial meeting on the level of ministers of defense, has met today in Brussels with the Alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Before the meeting, Shekjerinska has expressed her gratitude to Secretary general Stoltenberg for his sincere support and personal pleading in the process of our country's accession process into...

Shekjerinska: Macedonia is only weeks away from the chance to join NATO

The Macedonian government estimates that we are weeks away from the chance for Macedonia to join its allies and we should follow the procedures with Greece. This refers to the procedures within NATO, and in order for the member-countries, including Slovenia, to sign the Accession Protocol, it is necessary that the Prespa Agreement is ratified. We are expecting that...

Пак избори в Македония, този път президентски

В Република Македония през април ще се проведат шестите президентски избори. Изборите за президент, както предвижда Конституцията на Република Македония, трябва да се насрочат 60 дни преди изтичането на мандата на досегашния държавен глава. На настоящият президент Георге Иванов втория петгодишен мандат му изтича на 12 май. Въпреки, че досега нито една политическа партия не е излязла със собствен кандидат...

With Support Centers, the army will be taking care of the families of the soldiers in peacekeeping missions

The Ministry of Defense and ARM will form Support Centers that will be taking care of the families of the soldiers while they are on a mission out of the country, the Minister of Defense, Radmila Shekjerinska, announced today. She and the Chief of the General Staff of the ARM, Major General Vasko Gjurchinovski at the ARM's House in Skopje...

Shekjerinska: For the second year the defense budget has been increasing and it will be 135 euros in 2019

The Minister of Defense, Radmila Shekjerinska, at today's press conference elaborated the defense budget for 2019, which after a 10 year fall, for the second year has been increasing and this year it will be 135 million euros. "Last year, the budget was increased for 15% and the increase for 2019 compared to the rebalanced budget for 2018...

Re-balance to reduce budget resources for NATO integration

The government, with the budget re-balance for 2018, plans to reduce defense spending in the Ministry of Defense planned for NATO integration. in the expenditures section of the Ministry of Defense for the 2018 budget, 935 million were envisaged for security and defense promotion, namely, the integration into NATO, and with the re-balance this item has been reduced to...

Shekjerinska: The parliament has a historic opportunity and responsibility to open the doors of NATO

The parliament has a historic opportunity and a historic responsibility to open the door for Macedonia and to enter into NATO, said in an interview for MIA the Vice Prime Minister and the Minister of Defense, Radmila Shekjerinska, who is leading the Macedonian team who will start officially in Brussels the accession negotiations for Macedonia's membership into the Alliance. -If...

Sekerinska: Work on constitutional changes will begin after referendum

We will not have any elections or a more clear demonstration than the upcoming referendum. This message will be conveyed to the public by September 30th, therefore our message is for everyone to exercise their right and express their opinion, said Minister of Defense Radmila Sekerinska while responding to a journalist's question whether early parliamentary elections are plan "B" after MPs...

Von Der Leyen: The opportunity is now and should be seized

The German Defense Minister, Ursula von der Leyen at the meeting with her Macedonian colleague, Radmila Shekjerinska in Skopje, stated that Macedonia and Germany share the same values and that "we should continue to build Europe together!" also stating that this country has a unique opportunity that has to be seized. -From our experience with the unification of Germany,...

Statistically, half of ARM soldiers have already participated in NATO missions

More than 4,000 ARM soldiers have participated in NATO missions so far, Defense Minister Radmila Shekerinska said after today's meeting with the Secretary General of the North Atlantic Alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, at the Ilinden barracks in Skopje. "Today, the NATO Secretary General was present in Stajkovci, where Macedonia could count on NATO in the recent past. We are now at...

Government forms NATO Integration Committee chaired by Prime Minister Zaev

At its 86th session, the Government formed a Committee for NATO integration and it will be chaired by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, while vice prime ministers Radmila Shekerinska Jankovska, Bujar Osmani, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikola Dimitrov were appointed as deputies. Permanent members in the Committee are ministers Oliver Spasovski, Renata Deskoska, Dragan Tevdovski, Damjan Manchevski, Major General...

Scaparrotti: Looking forward to Macedonia becoming the 30th member of NATO

Your country is building a bright future and progressing. NATO shares your commitment to democracy, the rule of law, security and stability in the region. Your continued support is important not only for the Western Balkans, but for the whole of Europe. I am looking forward to Macedonia becoming the 30th member of NATO, said the commander of the...

Russian Embassy: Zaev and Sekerinska are spreading Russophobia, we expect an investigation into allegations

Yesterday evening, the Russian embassy reacted to allegations from Prime Minister Zoran Zaev that businessmen from Russia financed anti-government protests. Zaev made the statement in an interview with BuzzFeed News and then repeated it in response to a journalist’s question at the start of the construction of the American Dura plant in Bunardzik. The Embassy believes that the statement was guesswork, similar...

Shekerinska: Macedonia will receive NATO invitation while sitting at the table with world powers

Defense Minister Radmila Shekerinska speaking before the NATO summit in Brussels addressed the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia with a video message. In the video statement Minister Shekerinska emphasized that Macedonia will sit at the same table with world powers in the next two days, and that it will officially receive an invitation to join NATO. "We missed this chance...

Shekerinska: We are getting an invitation for NATO the day after tomorrow, lets not miss this chance

It is quite certain that on 11th of July, Macedonia will receive an invitation for accession talks for the NATO Summit, which is expected to be relatively short - three to six months - a procedure which is identical to the last countries which became NATO members, i.e. Montenegro, Albania and Croatia, and then the Accession Protocol has to...