Tag: Macedonia
Macedonia 26.10.21 | 10:32

The fifth war for Macedonia is ongoing – a step backwards: Bulgaria is waging an open political and diplomatic war

The website of Sofia-based “Trud” published Tuesday a shocking article entitled “The fifth war for Macedonia is underway – not a step back”! The author of the article is a certain Simeon Kostadinov. In a longer analysis, the author reflects the current state of relations...

Macedonia 16.09.21 | 10:02

Joint session in Skopje of Macedonia and Kosovo governments

The governments of Macedonia and Kosovo on Thursday in Skopje will hold the first-ever joint session, led by prime ministers Zoran Zaev and Albin Kurti. Before the start of the joint session, there will be an official welcoming ceremony, and a meeting between Prime Ministers Zaev and Kurti, as well as...

Macedonia 08.09.21 | 09:52

Macedonia celebrates the 30th anniversary of its independence

Macedonia today celebrates the 30th anniversary of the successful referendum for independence from Yugoslavia. The declaration of independence was adopted by the first democratic Parliament of Macedonia on January 25th 1991, as the federal country began to collapse. The Parliament determined to hold...

Balkans 02.09.21 | 12:09

Vucic: Macedonia changed its name and what did it get?

Macedonia even changed its name, it was promised that the negotiation process would start, and did it happen?, asked Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic regarding the name dispute between Macedonia and Greece and the fact that the country’s start of EU accession talks is blocked by Bulgaria. I am...

Macedonia 20.08.21 | 15:16

Four wildfires still active in Macedonia

Four wildfires are reported as being active in the country, including the fire near the villages of Raovikj and Bukovikj in the Municipality of Saraj, Skopje, is burning in an inaccessible terrain, said the Crisis Management Center (CMC) on Friday. The fire in the area of the villages Rakle, Nikodin...

Macedonia 03.08.21 | 18:53

Serbia sends four helicopters to extinguish fires in parts of the country

Serbia sent four helicopters to extinguish fires in parts of the country, Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski informed on Facebook on Tuesday. They sent us four helicopters to extinguish the fires, which will join our two helicopters. We’ll do the best we can to put out raging blazes across the country,...

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 30.07.21 | 18:35

Bulgaria disappointed with Macedonia’s Resolution outlining “red lines” in negotiations

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry on Friday expressed disappointment with a resolution that the Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia adopted on July 29, 2021 and noted with regret that this act comes at a time when the bilateral dialogue between Sofia and Skopje began to move into a more positive and...

Macedonia 06.07.21 | 11:34

Fourth patient with Delta strain in Macedonia confirmed, results awaited for four more

A man from Veles who has not gotten a Covid vaccine is the fourth patient to be infected with the delta strain of coronavirus in Macedonia. Four more patients are being examined and their results are awaited, which should confirm whether they are infected with the delta strain of the virus or not, Health...

Macedonia 28.06.21 | 17:04

US disappointed Macedonia didn’t open EU negotiations

The United States is disappointed after Macedonia wasn’t allowed to open negotiations for membership in the EU, US Ambassador Kate Byrnes said Monday, answering a reporter’s question whether the United States expects intensified meetings between politicians and enhanced Skopje-Sofia communication...

Football 05.06.21 | 10:40

Macedonia beats Kazakhstan in Euro 2020 warm-up friendly

Macedonia beat Kazakhstan 4-0 on Friday in front of some 10,000 fans at the Todor Proeski National Area in Skopje. In a friendly match before the start of Euro 2020 later this month, Macedonia had a strong start, putting Kazakhstan under early pressure. This match is followed by the first really important...

Football 01.06.21 | 22:25

Macedonia’s friendly match with Slovenia within EURO 2020 preparations ends in a draw 1-1

Tuesday’s friendly match between the national football teams of Macedonia and Slovenia, ahead of Macedonia’s debut on EURO 2020, ended in a draw 1-1. The leading goal for the “red-yellows” at the National Arena “Tose Proeski” in Skopje was scored by Elif Elmas after...

Macedonia 31.05.21 | 16:40

Just like in 1992: Macedonia’s EU future again depends on Portugal

Portugal presides over the Council of the European Union for another month, which is looking for a way for Macedonia and Bulgaria to reach an agreement and for the country to get a date for the start of EU negotiations. It was similar 19 years ago In 1992, the then European Economic Community was chaired...

Macedonia 20.05.21 | 13:35

Zaev is hoping that Bulgarian President Radev can deliver, promises him victory in the next elections if he does

A flurry of activity is expected in the coming days as EU officials led by Portugal and German diplomats will try to get Bulgaria to allow Macedonia to open its EU accession talks, together with Albania. This would avoid the threat of having Albania advance alone which would inflict a major humiliation...

Macedonia 20.05.21 | 11:38

Russia says it will respond after Macedonia expelled its diplomat

The Russian Federation announced that it will respond to the move by Macedonia, who expelled a diplomat from the Russian Embassy in Skopje. The diplomat was expelled a week ago, without a public explanation for his actions, who were deemed unacceptable by the Macedonian Foreign Ministry. We strongly...

Economy 18.05.21 | 17:49

Safe Travels Stamp & Protocols promoted for safe travel in Macedonia

Ministry of Economy promoted Tuesday web-platform safetravels.gov.mk over the implementation of the Safe Travels Stamp & Protocols of the World Travel and Tourism Council, as well as the video aimed at attracting tourists by promoting the country as a safe destination. By receiving this safe travels...

Macedonia 14.05.21 | 11:37

Border police to swap donated AstraZeneca vaccines from Hungary for Sinopharm

Hungary’s donation of six thousand “AstraZeneca” vaccines to the Macedonian border police, will not end with them, because most of them are under 60 years old, and that age category in the country is not allowed to receive the vaccines from this manufacturer, reports “Sloboden...

Balkans 13.05.21 | 11:19

In order to start EU talks, Macedonia has to accept that it speaks Bulgarian dialect, that Goce Delcev and the Ilinden Uprising are Bulgarian, give up its minority in Bulgaria

The so-called framework position of Bulgaria in relation to Macedonia has been published on social media. This position was the position of the government of Boyko Borisov, and now also of the caretaker government of Stefan Janev. There is nothing good in, just that Macedonia has to literally give up...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 10:50

DEA: We continue to support Macedonia in the fight against drug trafficking

We continue to support Macedonia in detecting, preventing and dismantling organizations involved in drug trafficking, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) told MIA last night. The DEA confirmed that agency officials were involved in an investigation of the Interior Ministry and the Basic Public...

Macedonia 17.03.21 | 10:54

While Macedonia sees worst mortality rate in the world last week, the government is preparing a census

Macedonia has seen the highest spike in Covid-19 deaths in the world in the last week, according to statistics released by the Bulgarian Ministry of Health. Our country has recorded 111 percent increase in deaths between March 9 and 15, followed by Jordan with an increase of 65.8 percent. According to...

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