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The only party advocating for a major overhaul of the system is the newly created and so-called civic party Sabaa (literally "Seven"), which is not affiliated to any religious sect, and whom I voted for in the last elections. However, they only earned ONE miserable seat at the parliament, although everyone had been endlessly complaining about the existing parties and political class for the whole decade preceding the elections, so in the end the saying "every country deserves the government it has" is very true.
What do Sabaa think re: foreign policy?

Same here, everyone's complaining, yet only 2+1 parties win enough votes to form government. Though Albanian DUI got a big opposition this year (might dethrone soon), and the only mostly-Macedonian party to shake-up the system and get into parliament is radical left, ultranationalist, blackshirt, fascistoid, radical right, communist Levica (Left). Their leader is a very dark person wearing only black clothes and they want to strip the recognition of Kosovo, Israel and South Korea. Wish we had a normal left-wing party into parliament (as Left could've been between its formation in 2015 and takeover by the current leader in 2019) to keep the neoliberal Social Democrats in check.

I thought you were just making a word play, but it turns out there is indeed a neighborhood of NYC called Corona, oh the irony! 😜
Corona is a mostly immigrant, essential worker hood.

You probably have to thank its proximity to Greece for that!
Speaking of Greece, it's seeing record highs right now, most of them related to tourism. The Southeast is indeed in close relation to Greece; some of its economy relies on Greeks going to their markets, petrol stations, dentists and casinos, while Southeasterners flood Greek Lidls and Thess' Cosmos.

I wonder why Kosovo is that badly hit. The situation in Lebanon is getting worse day by day, wit 560 cases being registered today, so tomorrow the country is being put in lock down again for 15 days.
The entire Balkans is seeing a resurgence of the virus, with Macedonia starting first in early June. Kosovo is a combination of a population not believing the virus exists, bad mentality and absent authorities. Their wave came a bit later than iftars though, I don't know what sparked it. It seems new cases are slowing down, but deaths are up.

I wonder how trustworthy all the Balkan numbers are. Serbia was found to be lying and all the rest are not exactly next to Iceland in transparency rankings. We have a reverse problem, with some people thinking the gov't is exaggerating the numbers to create panic and get more money from WHO, EU etc.

I saw some youngsters doing that yesterday (or even not wearing a mask at all) on the river banks, with a group of policemen chatting nearby and barely paying any attention to them, so go figure.
Where have I seen that :unsure: (Hint: not Albania or Turkey, and I'm not allowed to go anywhere else).

I think so, because that's also the case in my hometown, which had been spared until now like I said.
That seems unnecessary, especially with recent guesses that the virus spreads much less outside.
 

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What do Sabaa think re: foreign policy?
They demand Lebanon's neutrality with regard to regional conflicts (so basically they're opposed to the Hezb's involvement in the Syrian war and Iran's meddling in our affairs) and more alignment with its Arab and western allies, but that's more or less what all parties opposed to the Hezb say as well.
the only mostly-Macedonian party to shake-up the system and get into parliament is radical left, ultranationalist, blackshirt, fascistoid, radical right, communist Levica (Left).
Strange, because these two positions seldom (if ever) go together.
Their leader is a very dark person wearing only black clothes
Looks like an interesting folk here :)
and they want to strip the recognition of Kosovo, Israel and South Korea.
The former two I understand, but why the hell South Korea? Because they see it as an American creation / minion?
The Southeast is indeed in close relation to Greece; some of its economy relies on Greeks going to their markets, petrol stations, dentists and casinos
Yes you have told us that, and even posted once a picture of a Gevgelija street with signs written in Greek :)
while Southeasterners flood Greek Lidls and Thess' Cosmos.
There is no Lidl yet in North Macedonia? As for Cosmos, I hated that mall. Ever since it opened in 2005, my classmates only wanted to go there every time we planned to watch a movie, and it's located in the middle of nowhere so the trip to get there from the center would take forever: first walking 20 minutes until the central avenue, then a 40-minute bus ride until the eastern part of the city, then waiting 20 minutes for the second bus to depart, and finally another bus ride lasting 15 minutes. Plus architecturally it's kitschy as f*ck.
Serbia was found to be lying and all the rest are not exactly next to Iceland in transparency rankings.
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Where have I seen that :unsure: (Hint: not Albania or Turkey, and I'm not allowed to go anywhere else).
Because of visa, or Covid-related restrictions?
 

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They demand Lebanon's neutrality with regard to regional conflicts (so basically they're opposed to the Hezb's involvement in the Syrian war and Iran's meddling in our affairs) and more alignment with its Arab and western allies, but that's more or less what all parties opposed to the Hezb say as well.
What about the Israel, NATO, USA, EU, China and Russia?

Strange, because these two positions seldom (if ever) go together.
They're not that rare actually, most of the communist regimes, past & present, we/are ultra-nationalist. There are some nationalist left-wing movements and parties as well, such as Kosovo's Vetevendosje, Scotland's SNP etc, but they're leaning towards civic instead of exclusionary quasi-fascist nationalism.

The former two I understand, but why the hell South Korea? Because they see it as an American creation / minion?
Cause it's an american fascist nazi imperialist colonialist anti-communist natoist creature. On the other hand, they demand the independence of Palestine, Catalonia and Basque, as well as better relations with China.

Yes you have told us that, and even posted once a picture of a Gevgelija street with signs written in Greek :)
Yet no Macedonian flags in the Serbo-Macedonian territories of Paraliovo, Olympic Beacic and Neoi Poroiski, albeit money is more important than pride so many understand the language of the people of the northern neighbour, which got a Greek-approved name last year.

There is no Lidl yet in North Macedonia? As for Cosmos, I hated that mall. Ever since it opened in 2005, my classmates only wanted to go there every time we planned to watch a movie, and it's located in the middle of nowhere so the trip to get there from the center would take forever: first walking 20 minutes until the central avenue, then a 40-minute bus ride until the eastern part of the city, then waiting 20 minutes for the second bus to depart, and finally another bus ride lasting 15 minutes. Plus architecturally it's kitschy as f*ck.
Nope.
No direct bus lines from central Thess to the main mall? The distance from here is large anyway, so where in Thess it is is of lesser importance than SALE -70%!!! Though Cosmos is not that necessary anymore as we've gotten our malls as well (albeit some popular brands such as H&M are still lacking) and three large malls are under construction in Skopje right now.

Because of visa, or Covid-related restrictions?
Latter. Albania and Turkey are the only countries that have no requirements at all for us and vice versa. Maybe some far-away countries as well, but I'm not sure and less interested.

Many (relatively, it would be few by last year's standards) went on holiday to Albania this year, maybe the pandemic is going to facilitate its growth as a tourist destination for us.
 

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Latter. Albania and Turkey are the only countries that have no requirements at all for us and vice versa. Maybe some far-away countries as well, but I'm not sure and less interested.
We're also banned from entering most countries, but there are a handful of countries that have no requirements or are accepting foreign tourists as long as they provide a negative test upon arrival (Albania, Antigua, Armenia, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Rep, UAE, Egypt, Jamaica, Kenya, Lebanon, Maldives, Mexico, Rwanda, St Vincent and Grenadines, St Lucia, Serbia, Tanzania, Turkey, Turks and Caicos etc). By the way, we reopened our borders for tourism on July 30 despite the severity of the outbreak here.
 

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You are free to come here! Only citizens of Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro and BiH need a negative PCR test younger than 72 hours; there are absolutely no conditions (test, isolation, quarantine etc.) for other countries. Borders opened on 26 June and airports on 1 July, but remain empty because other ones are closed or demand a negative test or isolation and because people are discouraged from travelling.

How's the situation in RDJ?
 
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