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Albania North Macedonia

Maas: Negotiations with Albania and Northern Macedonia will open within this year

During the virtual meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Berlin Process, which this year is organized by the initiator of the process, Germany, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas said that he did not believe that the First Intergovernmental Conferences for Albania and the North. The EU will open during the…

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Bulgaria North Macedonia

Northern Macedonia: Protests organized by VMRO-DPMNE over Zaev’s talks with Bulgaria

The opposition party in northern Macedonia, VMRO-DPMNE, launched warning protests in three locations in Skopje, in front of Parliament, in front of the Mavrovka shopping center and in front of the former Nova Makedonija building. The protests are the only demand for the government to make available to the public the so-called “roadmap” for negotiations…

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North Macedonia

Northern Macedonia honors Nikos Kotzias among 30 personalities for 30 years of independence

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic Nikos Kotzias is among thirty personalities appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Northern Macedonia and Minister Bujar Osmani to honor, on the 30th anniversary of the country’s declaration of independence in 1991. “This year, the Republic of Northern Macedonia celebrates the 30th anniversary of…

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North Macedonia

Northern Macedonia: Strengthening bilateral co-operation discussed by Zaev Erdogan in Istanbul

During his one-day visit to Turkey, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a working dinner in Istanbul, attended by Health Minister Venko Filipce. Zaev and Erdogan discussed friendly mutual relations, full of dynamic cooperation in different areas. During the meeting, the Prime Minister of Northern Macedonia stressed the extremely good…

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North Macedonia

Northern Macedonia: Celebrating Prespa Agreement with Senior Officials, Dialogue Forum

The Prespa Agreement will be celebrated more glorious this year than the Ohrid Agreement. According to the publication of the Prespa Forum dialogue agenda, the first international conference organized in this form will be attended by about forty senior officials from Europe and the United States. Among them will be mediators in the name dispute…

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Bulgaria North Macedonia

Co-operation agreement signed by Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia news agencies

The General Directors of the Bulgarian Telegraphic Agency (BTA) and the Northern Macedonia Media Information Agency (MIA), Kiril Valchev and Dragan Antonovski, signed an agreement on information exchange and professional co-operation. “BTA and MIA will take measures to ensure that the materials exchanged between the two agencies do not contain propaganda, incitement to violence, hatred…

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North Macedonia

Radev: We have a great opportunity to renew the dialogue with Northern Macedonia

The joint trip of the delegations of Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia to Rome and they pay homage to the holy brothers Cyril and Methodius is a wonderful opportunity to renew the dialogue between the two countries at the highest level. This was stated by Bulgarian President Rumen Radev in front of reporters in Skopje after…

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North Macedonia

Northern Macedonia: Zaev met with the US Ambassador

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Northern Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, met with Kate Byrnes, Ambassador of the United States of America in Skopje. It was concluded that the policies of dialogue open perspective for Northern Macedonia and the whole region, and the United States, as stated, is interested in positive processes in the region.…

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North Macedonia

Northern Macedonia: Radev expects progress in negotiations in June

Progress is expected in the second half of June on the issue of the European course and the start of negotiations for Northern Macedonia’s accession to the EU, but the highest-level dialogue between Sofia and Skopje should continue as soon as possible, he said today. Bulgarian President Rumen Radev from Brussels, where he is attending…

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North Macedonia Slovenia

Northern Macedonia: Austria, Slovenia and the Czech Republic want accession talks to begin immediately

The Foreign Ministers of Austria, Slovenia and the Czech Republic met yesterday in Skopje with the President of Northern Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski, the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Bujar Osmani. During their visit to Skopje, Austrian Foreign Ministers Alexander Schallenberg, Slovenia, Ange Logar and the Czech Republic Jakub Kulhanek expressed…

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Bulgaria North Macedonia

Bulgaria: There is no change in Bulgaria’s position regarding Northern Macedonia, says Acting Minister Stoev

There is no change in Bulgaria ‘s position regarding the Republic of Northern Macedonia, said Interim Foreign Minister Svetlan Stoev, who met today with Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva and the Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varheli. “Bulgaria continues to be consistent in its support for the European integration of the Western Balkan…

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North Macedonia

Russia responds to expulsion of diplomat from northern Macedonia

Moscow will respond to the expulsion of a Russian diplomat from northern Macedonia, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Thursday. “We strongly condemn such unfounded moves, which will definitely affect relations between Russia and Northern Macedonia,” the statement reads. “Retaliatory measures will follow,” the Russian Foreign Ministry added. Authorities in northern Macedonia have…

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Bulgaria North Macedonia

Angelov: Bulgaria remains open for dialogue with Northern Macedonia

“Bulgaria remains open to a transparent and pragmatic dialogue with Northern Macedonia, which will restore trust between the two countries and intensify bilateral co-operation in all areas of common interest.” This was stated by the Ambassador of Bulgaria in Skopje, Angel Angelov, in a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Northern Macedonia, Bujar…

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North Macedonia

Spain supports Northern Macedonia on its path to the European Union

The Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, received on Wednesday the Prime Minister of Northern Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, at the Palace of Moncloa, with whom he had a working lunch. This is the first visit of a Prime Minister of Northern Macedonia to Spain in the thirty years of its democracy, which Spain supports in…

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Bulgaria North Macedonia

The EC encourages Bulgaria and northern Macedonia to resolve their dispute

The European Commission encourages Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia to find a solution to the bilateral dispute as soon as possible in order to launch an intergovernmental conference which will mark the start of negotiations on Northern Macedonia’s accession to the EU. This was stated by the main spokesperson of the EC Eric Mamer. Eric Mamer…

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Albania North Macedonia

Varhelyi: Albania ‘can start’ accession talks without Northern Macedonia

Albania and Northern Macedonia have so far been treated as an inseparable body on the path to European Union integration. However, the problems that Skopje has recently faced with Sofia due to issues of a historical context, the EU may be forced to hold the first Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) only with Albania, instead of the…

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North Macedonia

Northern Macedonia: Pendarovski meets with Borrell, Sassoli, Varhelyi and Lajcak

During his working visit to Brussels, President Stevo Pendarovski met today with the Vice President of the European Commission and High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, and the President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli. In a meeting with European Commission Vice President and EU High Representative for…

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Kosovo North Macedonia

Osmani begins visit to Kosovo: Northern Macedonia and Kosovo a “good example of good neighborliness”

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Northern Macedonia Bujar Osmani began his visit to Kosovo with a meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Donika Gërvalla. “The impeccable good relations between Northern Macedonia and Kosovo were confirmed, as well as the readiness of both parties to further build a…