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18:00/November 3/2021

18:00/November 3/2021

Skopje – The parliamentary majority won’t vote in favor of early elections, the ruling party SDSM said Wednesday in a statement after VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski called for snap parliamentary elections and the formation of a stable government.

Skopje – VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski urged Wednesday for snap elections and the formation of a stable government capable of managing the challenges the country is faced with. He said the formation of a new parliamentary majority would not help resolve the existing problems but lead to negotiations and dilute the institutions’ capacities and create a false image that would not reflect the people’s will at the local elections.

Skopje – Fifty-eight technical documentation worth US$1.6 million for projects in 47 municipalities and two regional centres have been prepared so far.  US$126 million are needed for realization of these projects, Deputy PM for Economic Affairs Fatmir Bytyqi said on Wednesday addressing the round table on financing infrastructure investments for sustainable local development and economic recovery.

Skopje – Nine companies have submitted their offers at a call, launched by North Macedonia’s state-owned electricity producer ESM, for the supply of up to 900,000 tonnes of coal for the needs of the third unit of REK Bitola thermal power plant (TPP). ESM launched new call after failing to attract bids for the amount it targeted in an earlier tender.

Skopje – GLEY, the first national streaming platform, is available in the country starting Wednesday. It offers attractive and hand-picked local, regional and international movies and children’s shows, subtitled and dubbed in Macedonian and Albanian.

Athens – Greek Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis said on Wednesday that if neighbors restore nationalistic rhetoric, Greece will have to redefine its national position in regard to support for the EU enlargement process, MIA reports from Athens.

The first coronavirus vaccine developed by India – one that has been in use there for months – got a seal of approval from the World Health Organization on Wednesday. The emergency approval means covaxin, produced by Bharat Biotech, joins six others that have received the thumbs-up from the WHO. Those are the vaccines from: AstraZeneca, BioNTech/Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Moderna, Sinopharm and Sinovac.

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