Tag: border
Macedonia 17.01.22 | 16:52

Corona restrictions: Bulgaria closed its border with Macedonia for non-essential travel

Due to the renewed spike in coronavirus cases in Macedonia Bulgaria decided to close its border, putting Macedonian citizens on the black list, starting Wednesday. Only essential travel is allowed, which includes medical professionals, humanitarian workers, students or official delegations. Minors from...

World 03.11.21 | 09:32

Orban: Brussels should reimburse Hungary for its border protection costs

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban once again called on the European Commission’s president to reimburse the costs of Hungary’s border protection measures. In a letter to Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Viktor Orban stated that a new migration crisis was unfolding at the doorstep...

Macedonia 30.08.21 | 21:44

EU closes its borders – Macedonia is removed from the “safe list”

The European Union announced it will close its borders for Macedonian citizens, as the number of coronavirus cases spiked over the past weeks. Macedonians have been able to travel to EU countries since the lull in early summer, but unrestricted travel led to a huge spike this month. The EU is also closing...

Macedonia 21.07.21 | 09:24

Lines on the border crossings with Serbia and Greece

Long delays are reported on the E-75 highway, on the border crossings with Serbia and Greece. Motorists are forced to wait for up to 45 minutes to cross the borders. The heavy traffic is due to the summer vacation season in Greece.

Macedonia 06.07.21 | 10:44

Bulgaria to stop vaccination of Macedonian nationals at the border on July 31

A month and a half after the vaccination of Macedonian nationals on the border with Macedonia began, the Bulgarian company “Komak Medical” will shut down the site on July 31, the owner of the company and doctor Milen Vrabevski told MIA’s correspondent in Sofia. The reason for the decision,...

Macedonia 14.05.21 | 16:58

Greece eventually opened its border for Macedonian tourists

After leaving Macedonian tourists stuck for hours, Greek border guards finally opened the Gevgelija crossing around 13h. Hundreds of cars set off for Greece from this morning, after Zoran Zaev announced that the border will open after more than a year, but instead of reaching the beach many spent nervous...

Macedonia 14.05.21 | 09:16

Greece opens border with Macedonia after more than a year

Greece is reopening Friday the Evzoni border crossing for Macedonian nationals after more than a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, Macedonians are required to present a vaccination certificate, a negative PCR test or a positive antibody result for entry. The news was was revealed by Prime Minister...

Macedonia 13.05.21 | 17:47

Greece opens its border for Macedonian tourists

More than a year after it was closed, Greece will open its border for Macedonian citizens tomorrow. The requirement for entry will be a negative PCR test, a certificate of received two doses of a coronavirus vaccine or an anti-body test and only the Gevgelija border crossing will be used. The announcement...

Macedonia 05.05.21 | 10:44

Ill-informed citizens turned back from the Delcevo and Strumica crossings with Bulgaria

Over the long Easter weekend dozens of Macedonian citizens were turned back from the border crossings with Bulgaria near Delcevo and Strumica. Bulgaria allows Macedonian citizens in with negative PCR tests, but only allows entry at the Kriva Palanka – Kustendil crossing. Still, much of the public...

Macedonia 19.04.21 | 15:41

Albania orders Macedonian visitors to quarantine for two weeks

Albania – one of the few countries Macedoanian citizens can still visit – ordered a 14 days quarantine for all visitors from Macedonia. The order will be in effect at least until May 3rd. Albania is currently enacting high volume vaccination of its citizens, while Macedonia is lagging behind....

Macedonia 05.04.21 | 18:44

No further measures for closure of border crossings

There are no additional measures for closure of border crossings because the infection is spread nationally, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on Monday. Especially with the closure of the cafes and restaurants, there is no sense for additional closure of border crossing. So there is no such measure to...

Macedonia 01.04.21 | 21:46

Government declares state of crisis on the border to keep the military engaged in preventing the flow of migrants

The Zaev Government declared a state of emergency on the borders with Greece and Serbia, after the Parliament was unable to do so due to filibustering and Zaev’s slim majority. The decision was needed to get President Pendarovski to keep the military units deployed on the southern border, who help...

Macedonia 01.04.21 | 16:52

Pendarovski withdraws military units that are patrolling for migrant groups from the borders with Greece and Serbia

President Pendarovski announced that he has ordered the army to withdraw from the borders with Greece and Serbia, after the state of emergency was not extended. Macedonia declared a state of emergency on both borders that are key parts of the Balkan migrant route in 2015 and this allowed the President...

Macedonia 24.03.21 | 17:09

Serbia about to close one of the few borders that are still open for Macedonian citizens

Serbia – one of the few countries where Macedonian citizens could travel without a coronavirus test (or at all) – announced it will begin requiring the test. Alternatively, travellers who have taken both doses of a coronavirus vaccine, will also be allowed in. Like other countries in the...

Macedonia 18.03.21 | 09:55

How many trucks with drugs, weapons, tobacco, human trafficking have been allowed into the country with Zaev’s intervention?

Zaev and his government are lying, breaking laws and are totally irresponsible, said VMRO-DPMNE, adding that the scandal of allowing people through the border by a phone call from Zaev personally shows all the misery of Zaev’s absolutist rule. The government first clumsily tried to deny it, but...

Balkans 13.10.20 | 12:33

Greek border remains closed for Macedonian nationals

Greece has extended the air, sea and land travel ban for third-country nationals until October 25, 2020, MIA’s Athens correspondent reported Tuesday. Regarding the land borders, the restrictions, “for preventive reasons to protect public health from further spread of Covid-19 on Greek territory”...

Macedonia 12.10.20 | 12:44

Macedonian border policy reversal spreads confusion in the region

The sudden policy reversal by the Macedonian Government, which gave up on its announced plan to open the borders for Serbian, Bosnian and Montenegrin citizens, caused confusion in the region. Media outlets in neighboring countries are still reporting the border as open, even though the move is now restricted...

Macedonia 12.10.20 | 09:46

Regional border reopening initiated by Macedonia fails – only the border with Kosovo will be opened

The attempt to initiate a regional reopening of borders failed. The Macedonian Government announced today that it is revising its decision to open the borders to citizens from Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia. Only Kosovan citizens will be allowed into Macedonia without a coronavirus test, on a reciprocal...

Macedonia 06.10.20 | 11:40

Macedonian Government expected to open the border for several neighboring countries

The Macedonian Government is set to make a decision later today on the proposal from the Committee on infectious diseases that the borders with Albania, Serbia, Kosovo and Montenegro are opened without requiring a coronavirus test for their citizens. Macedonia is pushing for a simultaneous regional reopening...

Macedonia 05.10.20 | 10:26

Proposal to open Macedonia’s borders for citizens of Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia

The Committee on infectious diseases proposed that Macedonia opens its borders for entries from Albania, Kosovo, Serbia and Montenegro without requiring PCR tests. Even as the Government and Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce insist that the coronavirus crisis is getting worse every day, this proposal...

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