UMD Honors Macedonia and Vermont Generals

UMD Honors Macedonia and Vermont Generals

On December 11, 2017, the Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in Washington, D.C., the Defense Attaché, Colonel Metodi Hadji-Janev, and the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) hosted an Awards Ceremony at the Embassy attended by over forty guests from the diplomatic community, the different branches of Macedonian and U.S. military, and the Macedonian-American community. The UMD Macedonia Public Service Award…

Macedonian Army’s New Boss: “Defense Minister Forina”

Macedonian Army’s New Boss: “Defense Minister Forina”

News of Talat Xhaferi’s appointment to Minister of Defense of Macedonia is being met with dismay across the worldwide Macedonian Diaspora community.  The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) expressed its deepest concern and regret regarding the appointment of Xhaferi, known as “Commandant Forina” during the ethnic Albanian terrorist attacks on Macedonian armed forces and civilians in 2001. “The ARM (Army of…