President Stevo Pendarovski said that he has summoned the National Security Council for a meeting over coronavirus that will take place on Monday. He said that the country has three available options regarding the coronavirus outbreak. The first is the possible engagement of the military without declaring a crisis, the...
15 coalitions and parties submitted candidate lists to the State Election Commission by midnight, most of them submitting candidate lists for all six constituencies, and a few for diaspora voting. Candidate lists for the six election districts and for the diaspora were submitted by the coalition "Never North, Always Macedonia",...
What is necessary right now is a set of anti-crisis measures for the citizens’ health and to aid the affected economy, said VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said at today’s press conference and urged the authorities to declare a state of emergency. Mickoski said that the party proposes an additional set...
Another four people from Debar have tested positive for coronavirus, Health Minister Venko Filipce confirmed at today’s press briefing. A state of emergency will be declared in Debar and Centar Zupa. - The condition of the first patient from Debar is deteriorating. She might require mechanical ventilation - said Filipce. The...
VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski is neither a candidate nor a part of the MP lists. He maintained that he should be a mandate holder, and although Zaev also demanded that, the former prime minister refused to risk his MP seat when he lost power. And I am aware that many were telling me...
The government is introducing additional, stricter measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Health Minister Venko Filipce announced at a news conference Thursday the additional measures being introduced on a proposal by the Commission on Infectious Diseases. They include a ban on all public and private gatherings regardless of the size and number...
The US Department of State released the 2019 report on human rights practices for Macedonia. High-level corruption and violence against LGBT individuals are noted as major issues, and it praises the government’s commitment to a independent judiciary. A serious human rights issue in Macedonia is the limited independence of the judiciary, the politicized Judicial...
The leadership meeting was productive for the institutions in order to overcome the coronavirus, said SDSM leader Zoran Zaev immediately after the meeting in the Government. "It is good that we are all at the same table when it comes to citizens' health. The new measures announced today are moving in that direction....
The election campaign for the early parliamentary elections will be adapted to current conditions due to the coronavirus and will be held in alternative ways, including through social media. There is no announcement for postponement of the elections so far, said VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski after the leaders’ meeting in the government building...
VMRO-DPMNE unanimously adopted the list of candidates for MPs of VMRO-DPMNE and the Coalition for Renewal of Macedonia. The list holder in the fifth constituency is the famous Macedonian opera singer Igor Durlovski. The man who has won many international awards in the field of opera music, but also the...