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  Republic of Macedonia - From a Member State of the Yugoslav Federation to a Sovereign and Independent State
Expressing the determination of the Republic of Macedonia to oppose any kind of disrespect for its territorial integrity and sovereignty, the Declaration confirms the Republic's determination to adhere strictly to the principle that all problems in mutual relations should be solved in a peaceful manner by way of negotiations and mutual respect (Article 4).
According to the constitutional provisions, the borders of the Republic of Macedonia may be changed only in conformity with the Constitution and the principle of voluntariness and in conformity with generally accepted international standards.
This means that the state border of the Republic may only be changed by a decision of the Assembly, passed by a two-thirds majority vote of the total number of representatives and adopted in a referendum by a majority vote of the total number of voters in the Republic.
www.historyofmacedonia.org /IndependentMacedonia/RepublicofMacedonia.html   (1870 words)

  
  Republic of Macedonia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The basic problem in the relationship between the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria is the latter's refusal to recognise the existence of a separate Macedonian ethnicity, instead considering Macedonians to be Bulgarians and their language as a Bulgarian dialect [4].
The Republic of Macedonia is a landlocked country that is geographically clearly defined by a central valley formed by the Vardar river and framed along its borders by mountain ranges.
The Republic of Macedonia has a population of approximately 2,070,000 citizens, according to the last population census in 2002 with 58% of the population living in urban areas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Republic_of_Macedonia   (4892 words)

  
 republic of macedonia - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
The Republic of Macedonia is a portion of the geographical region of Macedonia, containing roughly 38 percent of the area and about 44 percent of the population of the wider region.
The Republic of Macedonia remained at peace through the Yugoslav wars of the early 1990s but was significantly disrupted by the Kosovo War in 1999, when an estimated 360,000 ethnic Albanians from Kosovo were took refuge in the country.
Main article: Politics of the Republic of Macedonia The Republic of Macedonia is a parliamentary democracy with an executive government composed of a coalition of parties from the unicameral legislature (Собрание, Sobranie), and an independent judicial branch with a constitutional court.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/Republic-of-Macedonia   (1487 words)

  
 Republic of Macedonia national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Macedonia were unsuccessful in their opening match, going down to Slovakia 2-0 in Slovakia on 3 September 2000.
Macedonia once again failed to qualify for the 2002 World Cup which was held in Japan and South Korea, once again finishing 4th in the group on 7 points.
Macedonia did not qualify for the Euro 2004 tournament which was held in Portugal, finishing 4th on 6 points, their worst final points tally to date.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Republic_of_Macedonia_national_football_team   (1572 words)

  
 ICL - Macedonia - Constitution
(2) The sovereignty of the Republic of Macedonia is indivisible, inalienable, and nontransferable.
(1) The territory of the Republic of Macedonia is indivisible and inviolable.
(1) The Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia is composed of 120 to 140 Representatives.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/mk00000_.html   (8747 words)

  
 Republic of Macedonia - Simple English Wikipedia
The Republic of Macedonia (Macedonian: Република Македонија) is an independent state on the Balkan peninsula in southeastern Europe.
What is now Macedonia used to be a state in the southern part of the country of Yugoslavia.
Republic of Macedonia is a democratic country with a parliament.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Republic_of_Macedonia   (443 words)

  
 Consitution of the Republic of Macedonia
Sovereignty in the Republic of Macedonia derives from the citizens and belongs to the citizens.
The territory of the Republic of Macedonia is indivisible and inalienable.
Citizens of the Republic of Macedonia have citizenship of the Republic of Macedonia.
www.mymacedonia.net /history/constitution.htm   (8652 words)

  
 Macedonia FAQ: State and Government
The Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia guarantees the freedoms and rights of the individual and the citizen: "Citizens of the Republic of Macedonia are equal in their freedoms and rights, regardless of sex, race, color of skin, national and social origin, political and religious beliefs, property and social status" (Article 9).
The capital of the Republic of Macedonia is Skopje.
Macedonia is prepared to meet all the obligations dictated by this form of cooperation in the spheres of defense.
faq.macedonia.org /politics/state.and.government.html   (3755 words)

  
 macedonia . org
The Republic of Macedonia is a Southeast European country, north of Greece and west of Bulgaria.
Macedonian is the official language of the country and it is also spoken by the Macedonian minorities in Greece, Bulgaria, and Albania, and by the Macedonian Diaspora around the world.
Macedonia is known for hospitality, rich culture and history, and love for good wine and great traditional food.
www.macedonia.org   (157 words)

  
 World InfoZone - Macedonia Information - Page 1
The Republic of Macedonia (the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) is a small country in South Eastern Europe on the Balkan Peninsula and is bordered by Greece, Albania, Serbia and Bulgaria.
Macedonia's climate is Continental in the north and Mediterranean in the south.
Macedonia's population was estimated at 2,045,262 in 2005.
www.worldinfozone.com /country.php?country=Macedonia   (371 words)

  
 Government of the Republic of Macedonia
This year, the Republic of Macedonia prepared its first report on the Millennium Development Goals, demonstrating its firm commitment to endorse global processes aimed at reducing the poverty.
Macedonia, same as the most of the countries worldwide, is faced with this big problem of the present times.
Reports of international financial organizations most often indicated that "the macro-economic framework of the Republic of Macedonia is one of the most stable amongst the countries in transition." Yet, it is a fact that these stabilizing results were accompanied by economic growth lower then the projected, as well as by a high rate of unemployment.
www.vlada.mk /english/Speeches/October2005/speech28-10-2005.htm   (1005 words)

  
 USAID: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Maintenance of stability in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Macedonia) is a key element of U.S. Government efforts to reduce instability in the Balkans region.
Macedonia identifies with western interests and values; e.g., supporting NATO, and hosting thousands of Kosovo refugees during the 1999 conflict with Yugoslavia at significant cost economically, and at cost to its generally friendly relationship with neighboring Yugoslavia.
Macedonia’s policies and institutions are not yet sufficient to ensure consolidation of its transition to a fully democratic, market economy.
www.usaid.gov /pubs/bj2001/ee/mk   (1207 words)

  
 Republic of Macedonia - MaxTravelz
Republic of Macedonia, also known as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), is a landlocked country in the Balkans, in Mediterranean Europe.
Macedonia has been part of many countries, but incorporated into Yugoslavia by Tito in 1948, thus giving the people of Macedonia a "state" they could call their own for the first time.
Macedonia prospered greatly under Marshall Tito's rule - the capital Skopje was rebuilt after a severe Earthquake in 1963 and heavy investments were made in the infrastructure subsequently.
www.maxtravelz.com /macedonia.htm   (1930 words)

  
 Macedonia
Macedonia is a landlocked state in the heart of the Balkans and is slightly smaller than the state of Vermont.
Historic Macedonia was defeated by Rome and became a Roman province in 148 B.C. After the Roman Empire was divided in A.D. 395, Macedonia was intermittently ruled by the Byzantine Empire until Turkey took possession of the land in 1371.
Macedonia, region, Europe - Macedonia, region, SE Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula, divided among Greece, Bulgaria, and the...
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 List of World Wide Web and other Internet Resources in and about Macedonia
MACEDONIA, the land of myths and legends, lakes, valleys and mountains, sunshine and grapes, wine, dance and song, is situated in the central part of the Balkan peninsula.
The Republic of Macedonia is a small, landlocked country in the Balkans, bounded on the north by Yugoslavia, on the east by Bulgaria, on the south by Greece, and on the west by Albania.
A landlocked republic of the central Balkans, Macedonia borders Yugoslavia to the north, Bulgaria to the east, Greece to the south, and Albania to the west.
balkansnet.org /macedonia.html   (1300 words)

  
 MINELRES - Republic of Macedonia - Constitution
Macedonia's sovereignty and territorial integrity, and the unitary character of the State are inviolable and must be preserved.
With respect to emblems, next to the emblem of the Republic of Macedonia, local authorities will be free to place on front of local public buildings emblems marking the identity of the community in the majority in the municipality, respecting international rules and usages.
The Assembly shall adopt by the end of the term of the present Assembly new legislation regulating the use of languages in the organs of the Republic of Macedonia.
www.minelres.lv /NationalLegislation/Macedonia/Macedonia_FrameworkAgreement_English.htm   (4043 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Europe | Country profiles | Country profile: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Macedonia was spared the inter-ethnic violence that raged elsewhere in the Balkans following the break-up of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s but it came close to civil war a decade after independence.
Recognition of the republic's progress from the brink of civil war came in December 2005 when the EU leaders agreed that it should become a candidate for membership.
Macedonia's presidents are directly elected for a five-year term.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/country_profiles/1067125.stm   (756 words)

  
 NATO Partnerships
Statement by the President of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, H.E. Gligorov at the Meeting of Heads of States and Governments of member-countries of the Council of Euro-Atlantic Partnership in Madrid, Spain.
Presentation by Minister for Foreign Affairs of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Dr. Blagoj Handziski at the Meeting of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council on the level of Ministers of Foreign Affairs in Luxembourg.
Ljuben Paunoski, the Minister of Defence of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
www.nato.int /pfp/mk/fyrom.htm   (296 words)

  
 Macedonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The first flag dates back to 1945 and the People's Republic of Macedonia, part of the People's Federative Republic of Yugoslavia; it is red with a red five-pointed star outlined in yellow in the canton.
The flag of the Republic of Macedonia is red with a golden-yellow sun.
The design illustration of the flag of the Republic of Macedonia is a constitutent part of this Act.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/mk.html   (1984 words)

  
 MINELRES - Republic of Macedonia - Constitution
(1) Citizens of the Republic of Macedonia are equal in their freedoms and rights, regardless of sex, race, color of skin, national and social origin, political and religious beliefs, property and social status.
(2) The Security Council of the Republic is composed of the President of the Republic, the President of the Assembly, the Prime Minister, the Ministers heading the bodies of state administration in the fields of security, defense and foreign affairs and three members appointed by the President of the Republic.
(1) The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Macedonia is composed of nine judges.
www.minelres.lv /NationalLegislation/Macedonia/Macedonia_Const2001_excerpts_English.htm   (1652 words)

  
 NATO Fact sheets: Facts and Figures - the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is a Partner country of NATO and an active participant in the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) and the Partnership for Peace (PfP).
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is beneficiary of aid from NATO and NATO member countries in the form of Partnership for Peace assistance and bilateral provision of equipment and material.
KFOR has contributed on several occasions with the evacuation to Skopje hospitals of members of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia army that were injured in clashes with the so-called NLA.
www.nato.int /docu/facts/2001/ff-macedonia.htm   (1899 words)

  
 Albanians in Macedonia: Info Regarding the Current Developments in Macedonia
The status of the Ethnic Albanians in the Republic of Macedonia
Given the status of the ethnic Albanian minority in the Republic of Macedonia, most Macedonians believe that the KLA/NLA is a group of thugs with the sole intent of further destabilizing the Balkans, not human rights fighters.
The terrorist attacks of the extreme Albanians in Republic of Macedonia escalate in the beginning of 2001, when NLA fully took responsibility for the brutal, cruel and horrifying murders and massacres committed against members of the security forces of Republic of Macedonia and against civilians.
www.macedonia.org /crisis   (1046 words)

  
 Macedonia
Foreigners, including American citizens, who enter Macedonia and plan to stay in private accommodations, are required to register with the nearest police station within three days.
Macedonia is one of the highest-ranked countries in the world for per capita traffic-related fatalities.
If such persons are found guilty of draft evasion in Macedonia – or draft evasion from the former Yugoslavia prior to 1991 –; they are subject to prosecution by Macedonian authorities.
travel.state.gov /travel/macedonia.html   (1719 words)

  
 Republic of Macedonia - State Statistical Office
Birthrate in the Republic of Macedonia by municipalities
External trade scope of the Republic of Macedonia
Marriages and divorces in the Republic of Macedonia
www.stat.gov.mk /english/glavna_eng.asp   (98 words)

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