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23 October 2021

23 October 2021

Skopje – In the second round of the local elections, scheduled for October 31, 2021, voting will take place in a total of 44 municipalities. The first round of voting will be repeated in the municipalities of Mavrovo-Rostushe and Centar Zhupa because the required minimum voter turnout has not been met.

Skopje – North Macedonia’s Government is organizing Saturday a wreath laying ceremony at the monument of Goce Delchev in the Skopje City Park on the occasion of October 23 – Day of the Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle.

Skopje – President Stevo Pendarovski congratulated citizens on the occasion of October 23 – Day of the Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle, pointing out that the day when the Macedonian Revolutionary Organization was founded is a turning point which marks the beginning of a long and arduous journey to create an independent Macedonian state.

Skopje – Prime Minister Zoran Zaev extended congratulations on October 23 – the Day of the Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle, “the day when the Macedonian Revolutionary Organization was founded in 1893,” he said in a Facebook post.

Skopje – Each day brings a new challenge, new battles that are life itself, that make life what it is – a constant struggle for a better tomorrow, for us, for our future generations and for our country, Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi said on the occasion of the national holiday October 23 – Day of the Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle.

Skopje – The central bank, as professional and independent institution acted appropriately during the Covid crisis, with supportive measures, while maintaining overall stability, said Paul Hilbers, Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to the Constituency, to which the country is a member. He added that “the current monetary policy stance is appropriate, but close monitoring of inflationary developments is warranted.”

Zagreb – As of Saturday, citizens and nationals of Croatia are able to travel to the U.S. without obtaining a U.S. visa, according to the U.S. Embassy in Zagreb.

Austria is threatening a potential lockdown for the unvaccinated if the situation in the country’s intensive care units worsens, under new government plans.

Mikaela Shiffrin claimed her 70th World Cup victory on Saturday when she prevailed in a thrilling giant slalom duel with Lara Gut-Behrami in the opening race of the Olympic alpine skiing season.

The authorities in Moldova have announced a month-long state of emergency amid a serious gas supply crisis.

The US military said late Friday it had killed a senior al-Qaeda member in an airstrike in Syria.

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