Macedonia

Montenegrin PM Supports Macedonian Accession to NATO

Montenegrin PM Supports Macedonian Accession to NATO

Montenegrin Prime Minister Duško Marković was in the Macedonian capital today where he met with his Macedonian counterpart, Zoran Zaev. The two discussed bilateral cooperation and support for Macedonia’s ascension into the alliance. Marković is in Skopje to attend Summit 100 where business leaders and heads of states from Albania, […]

Macedonian Local Election Madness

Macedonian Local Election Madness

Local Macedonian elections took place today throughout the country. Current Prime Minister and leader of the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM), Zoran Zaev, has claimed that, “Today is a great day for democracy and freedom in Macedonia.” His  party has claimed victory in forty municipal elections today […]

Final Rallies Before Local Elections in Macedonia

Final Rallies Before Local Elections in Macedonia

“Final rallies and meetings are taking place with citizens of parties and candidates for mayors and councilors before election silence at midnight. The coalition “Life in Macedonia” led by SDSM will hold rallies in Struga and Ohrid. They previously held meetings with residents of Debarca and Vevcani. The […]

US Embassy Statement on Local Elections in Macedonia

US Embassy Statement on Local Elections in Macedonia

The US Embassy in Macedonia has released a statement today about the local elections in Macedonia on October 15. The US Embassy stated, “The upcoming October 15 local elections are important for Macedonia’s future as a prosperous, stable democracy fully integrated in Euro-Atlantic institutions.  We encourage all citizens […]

Macedonia Marks Uprising Day Against Fascism

Macedonia Marks Uprising Day Against Fascism

Macedonia celebrates the 76th anniversary of the Uprising of the Macedonian people against fascism. The uprising originated in central Macedonian town of Prilep and Kumanovo, a mere 9 miles from the Serbian border. The public holiday is marked by ceremonies across Macedonia where politicians, and citizens alike, lay […]

Zaev Vigorously Campaigns in Advance of Local Elections

Newly Elected Prime Minister of Macedonia Zoran Zaev returns to the campaign trail in advance of the October 15th local elections. On rally stages, he is predicting Macedonia will soon be the 30th member of NATO. He is also drawing applause boasting about selling off Mercedes bought by […]

Sweden, Finland Want to See Macedonia in the EU

Macedonian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikola Dimitrov, met with his Swedish and Finnish counterparts, Margot Wallström and Timo Soini. The Nordic team travelled together from their respective countries and reaffirmed that the Western Balkans future lies in the EU. Macedonia hopes to start EU accession talks in 2018, which also […]

Election Campaign Continues in FYROM Amid Accusations and Promises

The election campaign for the October 15 local government polls is already into its first week now, while political parties continue their rallies with supporters. For the first time in these elections, Macedonian party SDSM and Albanian party BDI are running with joint candidates in several areas. (BalkanEU)