US Relations

U.S. Ambassador and Macedonian Minister of Culture Sign Grant for Cultural Preservation

U.S. Ambassador and Macedonian Minister of Culture Sign Grant for Cultural Preservation

Source: U.S. Embassy to Macedonia Website.  U.S. Ambassador Gillian Milovanovic and Macedonian Minister of Culture Ilirjan Bekiri signed a grant agreement awarding nearly $27,000 to the Ministry of Culture for Preservation of the Megalithic Observatory Kokino in Staro Nagoricane near Kumanovo.  Support is made available through the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation.  The one-year project will develop in three stages:  site…

U.S. Embassy Statement: “Macedonia’s Parliamentary Elections 2006

Source: U.S. Embassy in Skopje, Macedonia   The U.S. Embassy congratulates the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia for their positive participation in the parliamentary elections on July 5, and commends Prime Minister Buckovski for the statesmanship he demonstrated in his concession speech.  The thousands of citizens who served as election board members, party observers, and election monitors on Election Day…

UMDiaspora Thanks Congresswoman Miller

The Honorable Candice Miller 228 Cannon House Office BuildingWashington, DC 20515 Dear Congresswoman Miller, The United Macedonian Diaspora would like to thank you for your speech (Long live freedom in Macedonia!) today on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives regarding the Republic of Macedonia and its parliamentarian delegation visiting the U.S. this week.  Your work and energy in…

Long live freedom in Macedonia!

Mr. Speaker, as a member of the House Democracy Assistance Commission I was honored this past week to host a delegation of Parliamentarians from the Republic of Macedonia in my home state of Michigan. The Macedonian delegation was immersed in many factors important to the development of a democratic society. They visited our state capitol and one of our major…