Tag: David Geer
Macedonia 26.01.23 | 15:01

Geer: Statements of MEP Dzhambazki on President Pendarovski and territorial claims are unacceptable

European Union Ambassador David Geer condemned Thursday the statement by Member of European Parliament (MEP) Angel Dzhambazki on territorial claims, saying it is unacceptable. Regarding the recent statements of MEP Dzhambazki on territorial claims, EU Ambassador Geer recalled that both the European Parliament...

Macedonia 14.12.22 | 12:21

Geer: Nice words are not enough in the fight against corruption, citizens expect results

State institutions must work together to reduce the extent of corruption, to introduce laws and rules of conduct and sanctions for corrupt behavior, but they should also implement and execute these measures. The fight against corruption also implies building a negative environment for all corrupt habits...

Macedonia 01.12.22 | 15:27

Even the EU ambassador does not promise EU membership in 2030

The Government has been ambitious in saying the country will join the European Union in 2030. The achievement or failure to achieve this ambitious decision will depend on our efforts. EU accession should be a national project and the entire political spectrum should invest in the national interest of...

Macedonia 05.10.22 | 18:32

EU Ambassador Geer: The European political community is not a substitute for the enlargement process

The European political community is no substitute for the enlargement process, nor for the accession process of your country. Your path to the EU is already very clear, explained in a very detailed way and you are already on that path where all the steps are very well established. The European political...

Macedonia 28.07.22 | 20:41

Mickoski-Geer meeting: Dignified EU integration with the preservation of the Macedonian identity, language and culture

The leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, together with the vice-presidents of the party, Timco Mucunski and Aleksandar Nikoloski, as well as the secretary for international cooperation, Stefan Andonovski, held Thursday a meeting with EU Ambassador to Macedonia, David Geer. Macedonia’s EU...

Macedonia 26.07.22 | 21:14

Geer: Becoming EU member depends on the speed with which reforms are implemented

It is good news that the European Union launched the membership negotiations with Macedonia and Albania last week. This is excellent news, a milestone for these countries but also for the EU. The screening process was launched on the same day, which means that the countdown to Macedonia’s EU membership...

Macedonia 27.05.22 | 14:21

The EU Ambassador has high hopes for the start of negotiations

We have high hopes that the European Union’s negotiations with Albania and Macedonia will finally begin during the French Presidency of the EU, EU Ambassador David Geer told conference “Bulgarian Voices for Europe” that took place in the BTA National Press Club in Skopje on Friday. In front...

Macedonia 03.03.22 | 14:44

Geer dismisses comparison of Russia-Ukraine crisis with Skopje-Sofia dispute

EU Ambassador David Geer on Thursday dismissed attempts made to draw a parallel between the Russia-Ukraine conflict and the situation between Macedonia and Bulgaria. In response to a reporter’s question at a joint press conference with French Ambassador Cyrille Baumgartner that Vladimir Putin’s...

Macedonia 26.01.22 | 21:44

Kovacevski, Geer welcome new energy for cooperation with Bulgaria

Macedonia’s Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski met with EU Ambassador David Geer in the Government on Wednesday and thanked him for the support and opportunity to present the reform process in the country to representatives of the EU institutions, particularly highlighting the renewal of the dialogue...

Macedonia 05.01.22 | 15:03

Pendarovski meets EU Ambassador Geer

President Stevo Pendarovski met Wednesday with EU Ambassador David Geer. At the meeting, the interlocutors discussed the political developments in the country ahead of the formation of the new government, as well as the expectations and opportunities for progress in terms of Macedonia’s European...

Macedonia 17.12.21 | 21:57

EU Ambassador Geer visits Kicevo, launches new tomograph in Kicevo hospital

EU Ambassador David Geer attended Friday the launch of the new computerized tomograph in the Kicevo General Hospital, funded by the European Union, and during the day he visited the municipality of Kicevo and met with the Mayor, Fatmir Dehari. The meeting focused on projects implemented with EU funds...

Macedonia 23.11.21 | 14:25

EU Ambassador Geer extends condolences over fatal bus accident

EU Ambassador David Geer has extended condolences over the fatal bus accident at a motorway in Bulgaria early on Tuesday. Our thoughts, at this time, are with the families and friends of those who died in the tragic bus accident in Bulgaria early this morning. Wishing a full and rapid recovery to those...

Macedonia 21.07.21 | 17:27

Mickoski meets with EU Ambassador to Macedonia, David Geer

The leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, together with the international secretary Timco Mucunski met Wednesday with the EU Ambassador to Macedonia, David Geer, where they discussed several current political topics. Mickoski presented to his interlocutor VMRO-DPMNE’s “Macedonia for all”...

Macedonia 10.06.21 | 15:48

Geer: Illegal constructions at Ohrid lakeside should be removed

Illegal constructions have no place at Ohrid lakeside and should be removed, EU Ambassador to Macedonia David Geer tweeted on Thursday. He believes that the region’s unique natural & cultural wealth– recognized by UNESCO – must be preserved. By protecting Ohrid’s heritage now, we also...

Macedonia 09.05.21 | 12:42

Dimitrov- Geer: Europe to keep its word

The position of the European Commission is very clear, from the very beginning the EC is very interested to see the holding of an intergovernmental conference with your country, as well as with Albania, which, in fact, means starting negotiations with Macedonia and Albania as soon as possible. On the...

Macedonia 17.03.21 | 15:46

Geer: Vaccine delivery is not at the desired level, but the Covax mechanism will start functioning

EU Ambassador to Macedonia, David Geer said Wednesday in Tetovo that the delivery of vaccines is not at the desired level, but believes that the Covax mechanism will start functioning properly. He explained that the EU wanted the vaccines to be provided from the very beginning, but stressed that the...

Macedonia 29.01.21 | 17:08

EU Ambassador says the country will start negotiations once agreement is reached

The path you are on now is two-way – the first is to continue the engagement with Bulgaria bilaterally, something that the Government is doing now, in order to reach a mutually acceptable solution and second – to continue the progress in the reforms, said EU Ambassador David Geer at Friday’s...

Macedonia 27.01.21 | 17:21

Strong commitment, engagement and coordination needed to preserve the heritage of Ohrid region

Natural and cultural heritage have universal value for us as individuals, communities, societies and wider organizations. They need to be preserved for future generations, said EU Ambassador David Geer sharing the concerns of UNESCO that the Ohrid region could be inscribed on the list of world heritage...

Macedonia 23.01.21 | 10:35

EU to provide vaccines for the Western Balkans, but it is not known when

The vaccination process should not be a race between countries. Europe will not be safe as long as all regions of Europe are safe. We are all affected and therefore, the EU has been side by side with the Western Balkans and the Republic of Macedonia since the beginning of the crisis. The Union will provide...

Macedonia 20.01.21 | 14:32

Geer: Effective fight against corruption needed for the country’s progress

Effective fight against corruption is needed for the country’s progress and better lives of the citizens, EU Ambassador David Geer said Wednesday. Good meeting with Anti-Corruption Commission President Ivanovska. Effective fight against corruption is needed for country’s progress and better lives...

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