Tag: goce delcev
Macedonia 25.11.20 | 17:23

Osmani claims that the differences with Bulgaria on Goce Delcev are down to mere “nuances”

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani told the press that talks with Bulgaria are advancing well and that differences on some issues, such as the ethnic identity of VMRO leader Goce Delcev, claimed by both countries, are reduced to “nuances”. The committees of historians are working independently,...

Macedonia 25.11.20 | 15:38

It is absolutely true that Goce Delcev felt like a Bulgarian, Zaev tells BGNES

We must allow the common and shared history to unite us, the citizens of both countries – both Bulgarians and Macedonians – to feel it. Because if Goce Delcev did not exist, we would have to invent him so that he would unite us. Because history is common in a past region, territory of regional...

Macedonia 15.11.20 | 22:23

Question for Zakharieva: Does Tsar Boris have such a photo?

Bulgarian Foreign Minister, Ekaterina Zakharieva, is facing strong public backlash following her latest scandalous statements on the dispute with Macedonia, saying that the country cannot want to join the EU and at the same time celebrate, as she said, one of the darkest dictators – Tito. Photos...

Macedonia 15.11.20 | 13:44

Zaev: We have settled five historical figures and three historical periods! We are also close to reach agreement on Goce Delcev

We have settled five historical figures and three historical periods, this was confirmed by the Bulgarian side as well. We are ready to publish them and we are ready to start the implementation in the textbooks on both sides. We need to move on. I am convinced that with positive decisions we are building...

Balkans 11.11.20 | 13:45

Karakachanov with new provocation: Goce Delcev was a Bulgarian teacher, a Bulgarian officer who died for the Bulgarian people

Goce Delcev was a Bulgarian teacher, a Bulgarian officer who died for the Bulgarian people, and not for some invented one in the laboratories of the Comintern, these are the words of the Bulgarian Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov, who after a meeting with the Macedonian delegation in Sofia,...

Macedonia 31.10.20 | 20:27

Mickoski: The historical truth of Bulgaria is politics, and our problem is Zaev, who does not represent our truth

There is no response to the latest threats of the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva, who reiterated the official position of Bulgaria that if Macedonia does not recognize the Bulgarian roots, Bulgaria will block its entry into the EU. Macedonia should recognize that both its national...

Macedonia 28.10.20 | 12:43

Zaev is hiding from the Macedonian public and doesn’t want to say his position on Goce Delcev and the Macedonian language

Zoran Zaev is hiding from the Macedonian public and does not want to say his position on Goce Delcev and the Macedonian language. Zaev claimed the agreement with Bulgaria was final and closed all open issues with Bulgaria, and that it guaranteed the European future of the country. Now we see that Zoran...

Macedonia 23.10.20 | 17:20

Mickoski: If Zaev gives up on Goce Delcev and the language, the future VMRO government will revoke such a decision

During his address at Friday’s protest on the Day of the Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle – October 23, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said if the political mafia led by Zoran Zaev gives up on Goce Delcev, it would mean complete assimilation of the Macedonian nation, a blow to the foundations...

Macedonia 21.10.20 | 21:59

Misajlovski: Goce Delcev is Macedonian, he was born Macedonian and died Macedonian

The Vice President of VMRO-DPMNE, Vlado Misajlovski was on the “Sto ne e jasno” show where he referred to the poor policies of the Government regarding the corona pandemic, the misuse of EU funds, as well as other political topics. According to Misajlovski, the EU money that was given to...

Macedonia 20.10.20 | 12:13

Mickoski: Any concession Zaev makes to Bulgaria on the issue of Goce Delcev will be reversed by the future VMRO-DPMNE led Government

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said that his party will reverse any potential agreement signed between Zoran Zaev and Bulgarian authorities under which Goce Delcev will be declared an ethnic Bulgarian. This is one of the key demands from Bulgaria as the two countries are locked into a growing...

Macedonia 16.10.20 | 13:01

Zaev: If there was no Goce Delcev, we would have to invent him, so that he could be a bridge for friendship between the two countries

In my modest political experience as Prime Minister, we have never worked out a “Plan B”, because then it would mean that we give up on “Plan A”, said today the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, answering a reporter’s question whether the country has a “Plan B” if EU...

Macedonia 15.10.20 | 13:38

In Sofia, Cyril and Methodius become Bulgarian educators, in Skopje talks about declaring Goce Delcev a Bulgarian

Today in Skopje, the joint Macedonian-Bulgarian commission discusses the national affiliation of the Macedonian great revolutionary Goce Delcev and history textbooks for 7th grade in Macedonia, and in Sofia, a discussion is underway over the renaming of the day of Slavic literacy (May 24) into the day...

Macedonia 15.10.20 | 11:39

Bulgaria maintains its position, chances for agreement in joint historical commission are slim to none

TV Alfa sources in the Macedonian team of the joint historical commission, briefed that given the firm position of the Bulgarian colleagues, but also the political nomenclature in Sofia, Thursday’s meeting will be practically of a formal nature, and the chances for progress are slim to none. The...

Macedonia 08.10.20 | 10:10

Outbreak in Skopje elementary school spreads after a sick teacher took her child to attend classes

Additional 22 pupils attending first grade in the Goce Delcev elementary school in downtown Skopje were sent home after one of the pupils tested positive to the coronavirus. The kid’s mother is one of the two teachers in the school which is positive. She had flu symptoms for days, and was not going...

Macedonia 07.10.20 | 10:48

Corona outbreak in downtown Skopje elementary school

Two teachers in the Goce Delcev elementary school in downtown Skopje tested positive to the coronavirus, prompting their 15 pupils to switch to online education. The report has not been officially confirmed but is widespread among parents in the school, who are deeply concerned. Pupils in the first three...

Macedonia 30.09.20 | 13:03

Goce Delcev also belongs to Bulgaria: Zaev and Pendarovski are preparing the people for another defeat

The latest statements of the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and President Stevo Pendarovski indicate that they will give up on the Macedonian revolutionary Goce Delcev. Zaev a few days ago said that if we insist that Delcev was only a Macedonian, there will be no solution with Bulgaria. If we claim Goce Delcev...

Macedonia 23.09.20 | 12:25

Zaev: Goce Delcev was a “Macedonian hero who is considered a Bulgarian by Bulgaria”

Faced with a Bulgarian veto of the opening of accession talks with Macedonia, Zoran Zaev today made a statement on legendary VMRO hero Goce Delcev, who is at the center of the latest dispute. Bulgaria demands that Macedonia declares Goce Delcev as an ethnic Bulgarian hero, a move that Macedonian historians...

Macedonia 19.09.20 | 10:32

Dimitrov: If he could hear us, Goce Delcev would not believe the current situation we are in this discussion

In an interview with “360 Degrees”, Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov, commenting on the relations between Macedonia and Bulgaria and the work of the history commission, also spoke about Goce Delcev. We need to think a little about the essence. I think Goce Delcev,...

Macedonia 19.09.20 | 09:27

Kovatchev: There is no doubt that Goce Delcev was ethnic Bulgarian

Bulgarian Member of European Parliament (MEP) Andrey Kovatchev says the Joint Macedonian-Bulgarian Commission on Historical Issues needs to make progress to avoid a delay in the start of Macedonia’s EU accession negotiation. Kovatchev told Telma TV that both countries have to take the European path...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 23:37

Chair of the Macedonian Commission insists that Goce Delcev belongs to Bulgaria too

The issue over Goce Delcev’s identity was more imposed by the public than as discussion in the joint commission itself. Goce Delcev belongs both to Macedonia and to Bulgaria and this is the solution I see, Dragi Gjorgiev, chair of the Macedonian team in the expert joint Macedonian-Bulgarian commission...

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