Tag: ambassador
Macedonia 02.09.20 | 12:37

Zaev meets with US Ambassador Byrnes

Zoran Zaev met with US Ambassador Kate Byrnes today to discuss the cooperation between Macedonia and the United States in his second term as Prime Minister. Zaev said that he expects the economic cooperation to finally result in direct investments and touted the NATO membership as crown of the cooperation...

Macedonia 25.08.20 | 21:57

Macedonian diplomat stabbed by his wife after acknowledging he has an affair

A diplomat from the Macedonian Foreign Affairs Ministry, who was about to be named Ambassador to Belgium, was stabbed by his wife five days ago, Vecer reports. According to the paper, Igor P. informed his wife that he is having an affair. The news shocked the wife, and once she came to, she grabbed a...

Macedonia 20.08.20 | 19:13

Ambassador Byrnes expects that the next Government will pursue policies of Euro-Atlantic integration

US Ambassador to Macedonia Kate Byrnes said that she expects the next Government to pursue a strategic policy of Euro-Atlantic integration. Even as there is confusion as to whether the SDSM – DUI coalition has the votes to move ahead in Parliament, Ambassador Byrnes said that the US is very much...

Macedonia 16.08.20 | 22:32

EU Ambassador Zbogar set to leave Macedonia in a month

EU Ambassador to Macedonia, Slovenian diplomat Samuel Zbogar, announced he is leaving the country within a month. Zbogar, who was a supporter of the imposed name change, made the announcement with a tweet saying he will post pictures of his term for each of the coming 30 days. He used the Macedonian...

Macedonia 02.01.20 | 11:10

Byrnes congratulates Macedonia on getting close to joining NATO and “showing readiness” to open EU accession talks

US Ambassador to Macedonia Kate Byrnes painted a rosy picture of 2019 in her New Year greeting, congratulating the country on being close to joining NATO, holding a large military exercise and “showing readiness to open accession talks with the EU”. Your country ended the year sitting at...

Macedonia 27.11.19 | 19:07

Macedonian ambassador to NATO to be appointed by London Summit

Macedonia will appoint an ambassador to NATO by the London Summit at the latest, Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska said on Wednesday. She also said that the Ministry of Defense had already issued an internal call for the position and that there was a list of potential candidates. We have a list of...

Macedonia 07.11.19 | 15:54

French Ambassador Falconi says more reforms are needed from Macedonia, rejects talk of a “historic mistake”

French Ambassador to Serbia Jean Louis Falconi told the N1 television that Macedonia and Albania have more work they need to do before opening EU accession talks. He assured the public that France will allow the opening of accession talks once these reforms are completed, but also that full membership...

Macedonia 05.10.19 | 10:48

DUI’s favorite, Teuta Arifi, so far most likely to represent Macedonia in the U.S.

Intensive negotiations have been underway in the last two weeks to fill some of the empty embassies. As many as 25 embassies are currently without ambassadors, including Washington, Beijing, the United Nations, Rome, Belgrade, Athens and many other important destinations. The main battle in the government...

Macedonia 12.08.19 | 19:35

US Ambassador Byrnes demands a serious, thorough, transparent and timely investigation into the scandal

US Ambassador to Macedonia Kate Byrnes tweeted out a call to the Zaev Government and the prosecutors to act on the major corruption scandal centered around Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva. This is the second such call made by the Ambassador. As we have said previously, these are serious charges that...

Macedonia 27.07.19 | 19:55

French Ambassador Thimonier says he is shocked by the high profile extortion scandal

French Ambassador to Macedonia Christian Thimonier expressed his shock at the major racketeering scandal, which brought down Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva and raises suspicions about involvement of top Government officials. The scandal is developing just as European Union member states are considering...

Macedonia 12.07.19 | 13:16

New US Ambassador Kate Byrnes presents her credentials to Pendarovski

Newly appointed US Ambassador to Macedonia Kate Byrnes handed her credentials to Stevo Pendarovski today and also met with Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov. In her remarks, Byrnes said that she is looking forward to welcoming Macedonia as the next NATO member, and assured Pendarovski that the two countries...