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North of Macedonia declared a state of emergency

North of Macedonia declared a state of emergency

The President of North Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski announced the introduction in the country of state of emergency. The measure was taken in connection with the pandemic caused by a coronavirus diseases
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The President of North Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski announced the introduction in the country of state of emergency.

"Recently, I signed the decision about introduction of state of emergency throughout the country," said Wednesday the head of state.

According to Pendarovski, earlier, the government appealed on the question of necessity of introduction of state of emergency to the Parliament, which, under the Constitution, are empowered as the primary authority.
"However, the speaker of Parliament Talat Djaferi forwarded to the my address, because the composition of the Parliament is dissolved," said the President.

"After 30 days expect from the government a detailed report on the steps already undertaken and the results of their implementation, - said the head of state. - The fact that we first entered the emergency mode indicates how serious the situation is and the risk."

According to Ministry of health of the country, to date, the number of cases of infection with coronavirus in the territory of the Republic reached 35. According to the Minister of health venkova Filipce, in a month the number of cases in the North of Macedonia, may reach 2 thousand people. To counter the spread of the infection, the country has closed its borders with neighbouring States and overturned the holding of early parliamentary elections, previously planned for April 12.