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Analysts comment North Macedonia prime minister’s resignation: Political crisis imminent

The news of the resignation of the prime minister of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, both from the government and from the helm of his SDSM political party has been broadcasted by the most influential international news agencies and media around the world. Zaev yesterday evening, just a few hours after the runoff local elections in North Macedonia, which brought a...

North Macedonia prime minister Zoran Zaev resigns after local elections defeat

Zoran Zaev, the incumbent prime minister of North Macedonia yesterday in a late night press conference resigned from his prime ministerial post and also from the post of the president of the SDSM political party, after the defeat of his party in the second round of the local elections. However, he remains adamant that early parliamentary elections are not...

Zaev from Slovenia: Steps undertaken by Radev on behalf of Bulgaria are an insult to Macedonian citizens

The Prime minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev yesterday, at the end of the EU-Western Balkans Summit in Brdo, Slovenia, in a statement for the media said that it is obvious that only one member of the EU – Bulgaria – objects to the start of the negotiations for accession of North Macedonia to the European Union (EU). He...

North Macedonia PM Zaev didn’t accept resignations of Filipche and Hasani after COVID hospital blaze

Zoran Zaev, the Prime minister of North Macedonia, in a press conference yesterday announced that he will not accept the resignations of the Health Minister Venko Filipche and the Deputy Health Minister Ilir Hasani about the fire at the modular COVID hospital in Tetovo that claimed the lives of 14 people. "Regarding the рesignations offered by Health Minister Venko Filipche...

Prime Minister Zaev together with Tsipras today received the International Peace Prize of Westphalia

If the Treaty of Westphalia in 1648 was a turning point because it developed Europe's ability to live with religious diversity, the Prespa Agreement is a turning point for our region, said the Prime Minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev at the International Peace Prize of Westphalia award ceremony. Zaev together with Tsipras today received the International Peace Prize of Westphalia...

Macron: North Macedonia deserves to start EU accession negotiations without any delays

President of France, Emanuel Macron, during yesterday's meeting at the Élysée Palace with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev stressed that North Macedonia deserves to start the negotiations without any delays and that he is personally involved in finding a solution for the dispute with Bulgaria. In his statement, Macron stressed North Macedonia's advancement which, according to him, has been exceptional. "In March...

Zaev met with Várhelyi: Macedonian identity mustn’t be the ground for blocking North Macedonia’s EU integrations

North Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, accompanied by the Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov, the Foreign Affairs Minister Bujar Osmani and the Head of the Mission of the Republic of North Macedonia to the EU, Agneza Rusi - Popovska, has met today in Brussels with the European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi, informed North...

Prime Minister of North Macedonia: We don’t need the EU at the cost of the Macedonian language and identity

We don't need the European Union at the cost of the Macedonian identity and language, since we shall be like dust lost to the wind even after we join the EU, said today Prime Minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev during his visit to Resen. He is hoping that a solution will be found for the dispute with Bulgaria in...

EU aid package of 4 850 Pfizer vaccines arrives in North Macedonia

Zoran Zaev, the Prime Minister of North Macedonia, together with Health Minister Venko Filipche and the European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi and the Federal Minister of Austria for EU and the Constitution, Karoline Edtstadler, as part of their visit to our country on the ocassion of the arrival of the first batch of vaccines against COVID-19,...

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...

Sanjay Pradhan: Building partnership between citizens and government is of particular significance during the COVID-pandemic

Sanjay Pradhan, the Chief Executive Officer of the Open Government Partnership - OGP, addressed yesterday the Government of North Macedonia's session. For the past 10 years, North Macedonia has been a part of this initiative and has implemented four Action Plans with the assistance of the civil sector. Pradhan explained that OGP's goal is to secure that the governments...

PM of North Macedonia: Compromise on Law on Citizenship finally reached

A serious step forward was made in the endeavor to find a solution for the Law on Citizenship, which is expected to be put on paper no later than Friday, announced today Zoran Zaev, the Prime minister of North Macedonia after today's meeting with representatives of the Alliance for the Albanians and Alternative. "We have reached a compromise and this...

“Lidl” will build own supermarkets throughout North Macedonia

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The new greenfield investment in North Macedonia was discussed at a meeting today between the representatives of the management of the Lidl supermarket chain and the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, the Minister of Transport and Communications Blagoj Bochvarski and the Mayor of the City of Skopje Petre Shilegov. "Lidl" is operating in neighboring Serbia, Greece and Bulgaria and its...

The census in North Macedonia will be postponed to September

During the Leaders' meeting yesterday between Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and the opposition party's leader Hristijan Mickoski, it was agreed that the census in North Macedonia will be postponed from April to September, i.e between the 5th and 30th of September this year. This is the key issue that the leaders of the biggest political parties have agreed upon. VMRO-DPMNE...

Government of North Macedonia adopts “Europe at Home” agenda on implementation of EU standards in the domestic legislation

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The "Agenda: Europe at Home" document that was adopted at yesterday's government session was prepared by the joint groups of the Republic of North Macedonia (RNM) and the EU. Those groups were formed on the basis of the Agreement for Stabilization and Association and the EC's recommendations. In the implementation of these European reforms, the RNM will also have...

North Macedonia: Government’s Plan for Fight against Corruption adopted, digitization of the registers part of it

The Government of North Macedonia in today's session adopted the Plan for Fight against Corruption, whose implementation was elaborated in a press-conference by the Prime minister Zoran Zaev and the Deputy Prime minister Ljupco Nikolovski. The Anti-corruption Plan includes a group of measures and actions, the drafting of which was done in consultation with "Transparency International", the State Commission...

Advance payment to Sinofarm withdrawn – authorities assure Chinese vaccines will arrive in North Macedonia shortly!

In his appearance in Kanal 5 TV's show, Venko Filipche, the Health Minister of North Macedonia, disclosed that the advance payment for the Chinese vaccine "Sinofarm", which North Macedonia was supposed to receive 200.000 doses of by the end of February, was withdrawn for "our safety." But he assured that, notwithstanding, the vaccines will soon arrive in the country. "Taking...

Fifth stimulus package in North Macedonia – €160 million for citizens and companies

The fifth financial package with financial aid for companies and citizens of North Macedonia is worth €160 million, stressed today Prime Minister Zoran Zaev in a press conference. The package consists of 29 in four categories: direct financial aid for companies in the areas of tourism, artisanship, hospitality industri, transportation, the event industry so that they can keep people's jobs,...

Environmentalists to Zaev: Government not aware of the impact of implementation of the Green Energy Scenario

Civil organizations "Eko-Svest" and "Front 21/42" appealed to the Prime Minister of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev to change his stance that the small hydro power plants are the most environmentally friendly sources of energy. The environmentalists are worried that, in a situation of a climate crisis that we live in, with the rise of global temperatures and the decrease...

The Green Scenario and the investments in renewable energy remain North Macedonia’s strategic priorities in the energy sector

The fulfilment of the Green Scenario, part of the Strategy for Energy Development of the Republic of North Macedonia until 2040, is definitely the most favored option for the country's energy future. At the same time, replacing coal with gas and other renewable energy sources (RES) i.e. the transition from coal to RES remains a strategic priority for the...