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Zaev moves closer to amnesty deal for members of Parliament whose votes he depends on

The planned amnesty bill will reduce sentences for those involved in the April 2017 incident in the Parliament, which were not directly violent, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on Friday, announcing that the law will be proposed on Monday. This...
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Agriculture Ministry adviser fired because he was critical of Government farm policies

Cvetan Tripunovski, adviser at the Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management Ministry and member of the VMRO-DPMNE Executive Committee, was fired because of his public criticism of the Zaev Government’s agriculture policy. – Cvetan...
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Cvetanov: UBK and the special prosecutors want me dead

Former head of the Anti-money laundering task agency Vane Cvetanov said that the head of the powerful UBK secret service and prosecutors from the Special Prosecutors Office want to have him killed. – I was less afraid for my life and...
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Zaev critical of Kosovo’s decision to create an army, Ahmeti celebrates in his military uniform

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev criticized the move of Kosovo to declare the creation of its own army. – I know that the position of NATO is that this is not the time. We don’t need additional tensions. Let’s not forget...
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Even pro-Government journalists express their dismay at judge Kacarska

Comments made by judge Dobrila Kacarska during the trial on the April 2017 incident in the Parliament prompted even strong SDSM supporters in the media to question her bias and conduct. Branko Geroski from the Plusinfo and Sloboden Pecat outlets,...
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President Ivanov will make his final state of the union address on December 28th

President Gjorge Ivanov announced that he will make his final state of the union in the last year of his second term on December 28th. Ivanov will address the nation from the Parliament, in a speech which usually presents his views on national...
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Gligorov assassination revelations: After Frckoski, Andov now points finger at Tito Petkovski

Former Parliament Speaker Stojan Andov, who recently directly accused former Interior Minister Ljubomir Frckoski of involvement in the 1995 assassination attempt against President Gligorov, today said that other politicians were also acting...
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Macedonian Government hopes meeting with the Bulgarian Government is not canceled, despite heated exchanges

Macedonian Government spokesman Mile Bosnjakovski today said that the planned joint Government session with Bulgaria has not been canceled, despite the recent rise in tensions between Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Bulgarian officials. –...
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Government confirms it paid Zaev supporters to promote the amendments

Last week’s public debates on the four proposed amendments used to rename Macedonia into North Macedonia were widely criticized as completely one-sided, with only supporters of the proposal invited to speak with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev...
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Confirmed: Pope Francis will visit Macedonia in May

The Macedonian Government has announced that Pope Francis will visit Macedonia on May 7th 2019. It will be part of his Balkan visit, which will also take him to Bulgaria. This is the first visit by the Pontiff to Macedonia since its independence. Lately...