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Northern Macedonia: The parliamentary session for the Government vote of confidence is scheduled for Thursday

The Speaker of the Assembly, Talat Xhaferi, has appointed on Thursday at 11:00 in the session in which the vote of confidence will be given to the government. “We announce that the Assembly of the Republic of Northern Macedonia has submitted a request for a vote of confidence of the Government of the Republic of…

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Mickoski: Prespa Agreement is a reality, I will never use the name “Northern Macedonia”

The leader of the largest opposition party in northern Macedonia, the right-wing nationalist party, VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, in an interview last night for Skopje’s largest private television, Sitel, has indicated that he will never use it. the name of the country, “Northern Macedonia”, despite the fact that he acknowledges, as he said, that the Prespa…

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Northern Macedonia: Zaev will resign if he loses the Skopje Metropolitan Municipality

The Prime Minister of Northern Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, in an interview with Sitel television has left open the possibility that he will resign if his party loses the Metropolitan Municipality of Skopje in the second round of municipal elections. If the Socialist Party (SDSM) loses Skopje, Zaev reiterated that he will not be able to…

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Radev: Respecting the rights of Bulgarians in Northern Macedonia is the gateway to the EU

Respect for the rights of Bulgarians in the Republic of Northern Macedonia is the door to the country’s entry into the European Union, said Bulgarian President Rumen Radev. The head of state also commented on the issue of damaged Bulgarian military cemeteries in the Republic of Northern Macedonia, in which he underlined that the Bulgarian…

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Blinken to Borrell: Move forward in accession talks with Albania and northern Macedonia

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met on Thursday with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and European Commission Vice President Josep Borrell in Washington, DC. United States to work together with the EU to meet common challenges. Secretary-General Borrell discussed developments in Afghanistan and looked forward to the launch of the…

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Varvitsiotis met with Dimitrov and Osmani in northern Macedonia

Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis is on a two-day visit to Northern Macedonia, where he met with Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs of the Republic of Northern Macedonia Nikola Dimitrov and Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani, and will meet with the Prime Minister. Zoran Zaev tomorrow. During his stay in Skopje, he will have…

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Rama: Three railway lines to connect Albania with Montenegro, Northern Macedonia and Pristina

Prime Minister Edi Rama during his presence at the Tirana Forum for Infrastructure Connection with the countries of the Western Balkans and Europe, spoke about 3 railway lines that will connect Durrës with Montenegro, Northern Macedonia and Pristina. Among other things, he stressed that these lines will increase co-operation and boost investment in the country.…

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Greece: Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with the President of Northern Macedonia

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with the President of the Republic of Northern Macedonia, Stevo Pendarovski, who is on an official visit to Greece at the invitation of the President of the Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou. Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Stevo Pendarovski confirmed the significant momentum being built in bilateral relations in all areas of mutual interest.…

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Low expectations for the start of accession negotiations between Northern Macedonia and Albania

The sun may be hiding in the clouds in Ljubljana, contradicting strong storm forecasts, but optimism remains cautious for Prime Ministers of Northern Macedonia Zoran Zaev and Albania Edi Rama to start EU accession negotiations. With the center of the Slovenian capital blocked around the Grand Hotel Union where the European Socialist summit will be…

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Zaev-Dhaferovic: Northern Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina share a common past and commitment to a common future

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Northern Macedonia Zoran Zaev today received a delegation from the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, led by the member of the Presidency Šefik Dhaferović, for a one-day working visit to the country. At the meeting, Prime Minister Zaev expressed his sincere satisfaction to welcome the delegation from Bosnia…

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Jotova: Bulgaria is under strong European pressure for a veto on Northern Macedonia

“Bulgaria continues to be under strong European pressure to lift its veto on Northern Macedonia ‘s EU membership talks,” Bulgarian Vice President Iliyana Yotova told Bulgarian Public Radio BNR. At the same time, the Bulgarian vice president asserted that “the EU is showing a growing understanding of Sofia’s demands on Skopje, mainly related to the…

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G2G Northern Macedonia – Kosovo

The Government of the Republic of Northern Macedonia, headed by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, today receives the Government of the Republic of Kosovo, which arrived in Skopje today in full composition, led by Prime Minister Albin Kurti, on the occasion of the joint intergovernmental meeting with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev received his counterpart Albin Kurti…

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Northern Macedonia: Designing the future of energy discussed at “MEF 2021” in Skopje

For the second day, the “Macedonian Energy Forum 2021: Designing the Energy Future” (“MEF 2021”) continues in Skopje, focusing on the energy future of the Western Balkan countries. The Prime Minister of Northern Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, in his opening speech said that the Forum, which is an initiative to strengthen the dialogue with the US…

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Northern Macedonia: Zaev, Bytyqi and Besimi meet with World Bank delegation

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Northern Macedonia Zoran Zaev, together with the Vice President for Economy, Coordination of Economic and Investment Departments Fatmir Bytyqi and the Minister of Finance Fatmir Besimi, received today a World Bank delegation represented by the Director General for the Balkans, Linda Van Gelder and the bank’s director for…

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Radev: Pressure on Bulgaria for Northern Macedonia will intensify

“In the coming months, the pressure on Bulgaria for northern Macedonia will intensify,” said President Rumen Radev, who is on an official visit to Slovenia to attend the Bled Strategic Forum. “The parties on which the formation of a regular Bulgarian government and parliament depends should take this into account and elect representatives to defend…

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Northern Macedonia: The first Afghan refugees arrived

The first group of citizens from Afghanistan arrived today at Skopje International Airport in northern Macedonia, Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani announced on Twitter. “Tonight, Northern Macedonia welcomes the first group of Afghan refugees. It is a humanistic act, but also our obligation to provide these people with a safe haven. We stand with our allies…

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Zaev: The EU has a moral obligation to Northern Macedonia

All EU countries agree that Northern Macedonia has given what was required of it and the Union now has a moral obligation to fulfill what it promised, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev today at the Alpbach European Forum, to which this year was dedicated to three issues: “Securing Europe ‘s future”, “Financing Europe’ s future”…

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Nikos Dendias in Northern Macedonia on Tuesday

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, accompanied by Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Costas Frangogiannis, will travel to Skopje on Tuesday (August 31st) at the invitation of counterpart Bujar Osmani. After the meeting of the two Foreign Ministers, the statements are expected to be made around 11:45 Greek time. Afterwards, the Foreign Minister will have…