Tag: Czech Republic
World 25.06.21 | 10:21

Rare tornado hits south-east Czech Republic, razing houses and injuring dozens

A suspected tornado left a trail of destruction in the south-east of the Czech Republic on Thursday. Up to 150 people may have been injured, according to an initial estimate by the fire brigade. In several villages, the roofs of houses were torn off, windows were broken and cars battered by the winds,...

Macedonia 11.05.21 | 13:49

The Czech Republic doesn’t support Bulgaria’s position toward Macedonia

The Czech Republic supports Macedonia’s EU integration. I do not share the ideas about the historical position of Bulgaria. I wish Macedonia to join the EU as soon as possible, said today the Minister of Defense of the Czech Republic, Lubomir Metnar at a joint press conference in Skopje with his...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 18:05

Nikoloski meets Czech Ambassador: Czech Republic strongly supports Macedonia’s EU integration

The President of the National Council for European Integration, Aleksandar Nikoloski met Monday with the Ambassador of the Czech Republic, Miroslav Toman. I took this opportunity to thank the Czech Republic for its continued and strong support for Macedonia’s EU integration. We talked with the...

Macedonia 18.12.20 | 19:31

Czech Foreign Ministry: Bulgaria’s demands could be detrimental to EU enlargement process

The Czech Republic is deeply disappointed after the negotiating framework for Macedonia, which would have officially marked the start of negotiations, wasn’t approved, the country’s Foreign Ministry told Deutsche Welle. As “Deutsche Welle” reported, the Ministry explained that...

Macedonia 18.12.20 | 17:10

The Czech Republic and Slovakia gave a lesson in the EU, but also a lesson for the Macedonian authorities on how to defend and respect history and language

The Czech Republic and Slovakia gave a lesson in the European Union, but also a lesson for the Macedonian authorities on how to defend and respect history and language. The two  countries backed by Austria blocked EU’s conclusions on enlargement due to inclusion of a history condition. Germany,...

Macedonia 18.12.20 | 16:24

Thanks to the Czech Republic and Slovakia: EU conclusions on “misinterpretation of history” not adopted

The Council of the EU on Friday didn’t adopt the controversial enlargement conclusions after they weren’t approved by the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Now, Portugal will have to tackle the matter, MIA’s Brussels correspondent reports. Diplomats in Brussels do not remember the last time the year...

Macedonia 18.12.20 | 08:50

Intervention by Slovakia and the Czech Republic motivated by the legacy of Ss. Cyril and Methodius?

The move by Slovakia and the Czech Republic to block the EU enlargement conclusions on Macedonia after they were tailored to fit the Bulgarian demands could be partially influenced by the legacy of Ss. Cyril and Methodius. The two 9th century missionaries set off from Macedonia to then Moravia to bring...

Macedonia 17.12.20 | 23:31

Czech Republic and Slovakia on ‘veto on Bulgaria’: We will not allow EU be the judge of our shared history, how we identify ourselves or the language we use

We will not allow that the Union be the judge of our shared history, how we identify ourselves or the language we use, Czech and Slovak Foreign Ministers Tomàš Petríček and Ivan Korčok said in a joint statement, after they did not agree on the EU conclusions on the enlargement. In the final text...

Macedonia 12.09.19 | 14:26

Czech Republic ratifies Macedonia’s NATO accession protocol

The Czech Parliament ratified Thursday Macedonia’s NATO accession protocol. The session was also attended by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. NATO member states signed Macedonia’s Accession Protocol to the Alliance on 6 February. Following the ratification of the Protocol in the parliaments of all...

Macedonia 12.09.19 | 10:23

PM Zaev pays visit to Czech Republic

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev is paying Thursday a one-day visit to the Czech Republic where he is to attend Summit of the Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group and the Western Balkan countries in Prague. As the government’s press service informed, Zaev will meet with Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis...