Tag: Greece
Macedonia 11.07.22 | 21:56

MFA: Search for third missing Macedonian in Greece continues

Greek authorities have resumed the search and rescue operation for the third Macedonian man missing in Greece, Macedonia’s Foreign Ministry (MFA) said Monday adding the operation will continue tomorrow morning weather permitting. The latest information from the Greek services is that the search...

Macedonia 11.07.22 | 09:38

Search for third missing Macedonian continues near Possidi, Greece, after his two friends were found alive over the weekend

The search and rescue operation off the coast of Greece continues Monday for the third Macedonian missing in the sea near Possidi’s Miti beach on Chalkidiki, after his two friends were found alive over the weekend. The health condition of the two Macedonian nationals who were pulled from the sea...

Macedonia 08.02.22 | 13:34

Greek hackers say they will “delete Macedonia from the cyberspace”

The group of Greek hackers who claimed that they have made their way into a number of Macedonian Government institutions, companies and news sites threatens that it will “delete the country from the internet”. The end of N.Macedonia/Skopje whatever you call it in the cyberspace is near, we...

Macedonia 04.02.22 | 23:31

Meeting of Macedonian and Turkish representatives in Greece

Representatives from the Turkish and the Macedonian minority in Greece met to discuss their cooperation in securing minority rights. Both ethnic groups face serious discrimination in Greece – the Turks are ordered to name themselves “Muslims”, and the Macedonians are outright denounced...

Balkans 09.01.22 | 19:27

Greece extends PCR test mandate for travelers until January 24

The latest ministerial decision, according to which travelers to Greece will be required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours or a laboratory rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours of arrival to Greece, which was introduced on Dec. 19, 2021, has been extended for another two...

Balkans 02.11.21 | 22:21

Greece tightens Covid-19 restrictions for unvaccinated people

Unvaccinated people in Greece will only be allowed to enter local government agencies, banks, shops and hairdressers, among other places, with a negative coronavirus test starting from Saturday. They will also have to present a negative test at work twice a week and at their own expense. Essential shops,...

Macedonia 21.10.21 | 14:21

Greece admits 35 Afghan refugees from Macedonia

Thirty five Afghan refugees left Macedonia for Greece today. This brings the number of refugees temporarily housed in Macedonia to 407, down from a high of about 500. All of the remaining refugees have pending applications in other countries, and are awaiting to have them processed in Macedonia.

Macedonia 07.10.21 | 11:04

Katrougalos: Bulgaria is not alone in its position on Macedonia

In an interview with MKD.mk, Greek opposition official Georgios Katrougalos says that he is not a major optimist for the prospect of Macedonia’s EU accession. I’m not a major optimist. I can say that European public opinion supports your position and, in general, the EU perspective of the...

Macedonia 05.10.21 | 09:38

Pendarovski in Athens: Historic visit of a Macedonian President to Greece

Macedonia’s President Stevo Pendarovski is paying a two-day official visit to Greece on Tuesday and Wednesday, which is a first historic visit organized at high level by the two countries. Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou is set to welcome Pendarovski at a formal ceremony with state and military...

Balkans 01.10.21 | 10:01

Greece extends COVID-19 travel rules for another week

Greece has extended the COVID-19 entry rules for another week, which include travelers to provide mandatory vaccination certificate and fill out online the PLF (Passenger Locator Form), or if they’re travelling with only negative PCR test results to undergo additional mandatory testing at borders,...

Balkans 30.08.21 | 10:51

Thousands of vaccine opponents gather against Greece’s Covid policy

Thousands of vaccine opponents took to the streets in two Greek cities on Sunday to demonstrate against the government’s coronavirus policies. Local media outlets estimated that 3,000 people took part in Athens, and more than 5,000 in the northern port city of Thessaloniki. Some 200 people broke away...

Macedonia Balkans 27.08.21 | 12:13

Greece introduces rapid corona tests for unvaccinated visitors

Greek authorities are introducing mandatory coronavirus tests for visitors from 16 countries, including Macedonia, who have not been vaccinated, or have not overcome the illness. Currently, Macedonian citizens are allowed to enter Greece with proof of vaccination, proof of overcoming the illness, or...

Macedonia 19.08.21 | 16:55

Greek officials react angrily after Macedonia signs defense cooperation treaty with Turkey

Greek Government reacted after Macedonian Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska signed an agreement of cooperation with the Turkish Defense Ministry. A Greek spokesman was quoted as saying that this agreement shows assurances given by the previous, SYRIZA led Government, as naive. SYRIZA leader Alexis...

Other sports 31.07.21 | 15:44

Greece now has a problem with the fact that Eurosport presented Dejan Georgievski from Macedonia

After the Greek reactions during the performances of the Macedonian national football team at the European Football Championship, Greece now has a problem with the Macedonian performance at the Olympic Games in Tokyo and the historic success of Dejan Georgievski, who won a silver medal. According to...

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 15.07.21 | 10:59

Long lines on the border as thousands of tourists head for Greece

With thousands of tourists eager to get to the Greek beaches, long lines have developed on the Macedonian borders along the north – south corridor. Motorists are waiting between half an hour and hour to enter Greece through the Gevgelija crossing. Similar lines are reported from the Kumanovo crossing...

Macedonia 12.07.21 | 11:08

Greek man arrested transporting marijuana he purchased in Macedonia

Greek police arrested a man transporting over 33 kilograms of marijuana, which he received from Macedonia. The arrest was conducted close to the Gevgelija border crossing.The smuggler was transporting the drugs on a motorcycle. Macedonia is fast becoming a key marijuana source country in the region,...

Macedonia Economy 09.07.21 | 19:17

Zaev and Ambassador Pyatt attend the signing of an agreement for a gas connector between Macedonia and Greece

Zoran Zaev and US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt attended today’s signing of an agreement between the economic ministries of Macedonia and Greece for the construction of a gas connector. Zaev insisted that this link will provide gas from the TAP – TANAP pipeline links, as Macedonia currently...

Economy 09.07.21 | 15:32

Macedonia and Greece sign gas interconnector agreement

Economy Minister Kreshnik Bekteshi and Greek Minister of Environment and Energy Kostas Skrekas signed Friday the agreement on the natural gas interconnection, highlighting its importance for both countries and the region, MIA reports from Athens. Minister Bekteshi said the interconnector would contribute...

Macedonia 09.07.21 | 14:31

Zaev and US Ambassador to Greece Pyatt discuss energy, economic initiatives

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev met with the United States Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt, at the sidelines of ‘The Economist’ conference in Athens. As the Government informed, Zaev expressed gratitude for the overall support that Macedonia receives from the United States continuously and said that...

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