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Government, Unions sign new general collective agreement

Minister of Labor and Social Policy, Jovanka Trenchevska, and President of the Federation of Trade Unions of Macedonia (SSM), Slobodan Trendafilov, signed on Tuesday a new general collective agreement for sustainable growth of wages in the public sector. Skopje, 18…

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EU’s €100 million in assistance to North Macedonia confirmation for commitment to reforms and coping with crisis

The decision on providing macro-financial assistance for North Macedonia in the amount of €100 million, which entered into force today, represents support to country’s EU path, support to implementing reforms and most importantly support to policies in times of crisis….

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Marichikj: EU spot awaits us, now is time for bold decisions and reaffirmation of consensus over European future

Our EU spot awaits us, now is the time for bold decisions and reaffirmation of the consensus over North Macedonia’s European future and EU membership, said Deputy PM for European Affairs Bojan Marichikj after Monday’s meeting with members of the…

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Bulgaria has no new conditions for North Macedonia, says country’s MFA

Bulgaria has no new conditions for North Macedonia, says the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) with regard to the numerous media questions on the “substance of the 2022 European compromise for the EU path of the Republic of North…

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Bilateral issues tend to go into distance as country advances on EU path, focus on reforms, Geer tells MIA

My personal view, and I think it’s very much the view from Brussels, is that this deal you reached with Bulgaria was the best deal that could be achieved in the circumstances, says European Union Ambassador David Geer in an…

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Petrovska: Defense budget in continued rise, two percent target to be reached in 2024

Technological advancements and rise of unconventional security challenges call for states to increase investments in the defense and security of its citizens, says Defense Minister Slavjanka Petrovska. Skopje, 15 July 2023 (МИА) – Technological advancements and rise of unconventional security…

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Up to you to take next step towards EU, Chollet tells MIA

You have achieved so much in your three decades since independence, and you’ve done it despite the frustrations from having one door after another closed before you. With courage and sacrifice, you opened the door to NATO and we stood…

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Kovachevski – Mitsotakis: Greece remains North Macedonia’s strong partner on EU path

North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Dimitar Kovachevski and Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held a meeting on the sidelines of the NATO Summit in Vilnius on Wednesday, discussing overall bilateral relations and underscoring readiness to strengthen and expand cooperation in all…

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Government declares four-day orange alert, issues recommendations

Starting Thursday and until Sunday, the entire territory of North Macedonia will be gripped by temperatures of the orange alert, leading to the introduction of measures and recommendations for protection from high temperatures on July 13-16, the Government decided on…

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Government approves 82 contracts in line with Law on Financial Support of Investments

The government at a session Tuesday approved 82 contracts in line with the Law on Financial Support of Investments, with other applications remaining to be evaluated after a record number of 432 companies submitted proposals for new investment projects in…

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Eurobarometer: Levels of trust in EU on the rise in most candidate countries

Levels of trust in the EU have considerably risen in most candidate countries since winter 2022-2023, shows the latest Standard Eurobarometer survey published on Monday. According to the Eurobarometer data, the level of trust in the Union observed in North…

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Otsuka for MIA: Cooperation in the international arena is progressing with North Macedonia as a NATO member

The following year, Japan and North Macedonia mark 30 years since diplomatic relations were established and in regard to the cooperation thus far, Japan’s Ambassador to North Macedonia Otsuka Kazuya, in an interview with MIA, said that it has been…