The Greek Parliament will ratify next week the Prespes agreement
The Prespes Agreement will come for ratification next week through the contract procedure in the Committee on Defence and Foreign Affairs in the Greek Parliament, followed by a discussion and voting in plenary. "We will not follow Fast Track procedures", the government stresses. Parliamentary speaker Nikos Voutsis said that Greek lawmakers will be voting on ratifying the name deal withMacedonia by the end of next week. Coming out of a meeting of ruling SYRIZA's political secretariat, Voutsis indicated that th...
The negotiations date with the EU will depend on politics, not just on reforms
Implementation of the Prespa Agreement depends on whether we will get a date for the start of negotiations for EU membership in June, warns Bojan Maricic, head of the Macedonian technical negotiating team with the EU. He points out that our country is trying to fulfill the conditions that our partners from Brussels have set up last year and that is, in fact, the main goal for the government in Skopje: to finish our homework, so whatever will be, will be. On the other hand, non-governmental organizations dealing wit...
The Prespes Agreement will head for ratification next week in the Greek Parliament
The Prespes Agreement will head for ratification next week through the contract procedure in the Committee on Defence and Foreign Affairs in the Greek Parliament, followed by a discussion and voting in plenary. "We will not follow Fast Track procedures", the government stresses. This is the second big bet of the Tsipras Government, since the first obstacle, the vote of confidence after the withdrawal of Independent Greeks from the government, was successfully overcome. The goal of Athens is to ratify the Agreeme...
DM Sekerinska: The Prespa Agreement reduces risks for the country and region
The  Republic of Macedonia received a positive response less than two months after it filed a motion for involvement in the European project for assessment of hybrid threats, said Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska on Thursday. Minister Sekerinska met with Gabor Iklody, director of Crisis Management and Planning Directorate (CMPD) of the European External Action Service, saying the Defense Ministry has undertaken the leading role as coordinator of the entire process, which involves 27 institutions. “Fi...
VMRO-DPMNE calls institutions to boycott the Law on Languages, SDSM reacts
VMRO-DPMNE and the so-called  “Coalition for a Better Macedonia” urged central and local government institutions to ignore and boycott the law on languages. This party said that if these institutions face threats, VMRO-DPMNE will assist them through its legal team. “VMRO–DPMNE calls on all central and local government institutions to boycott the application of this unconstitutional and harmful law. If officials in these institutions face threats, VMRO-DPMNE and its legal department are ready to assist them at an...