Tag: minority
Macedonia 31.03.21 | 23:25

Karakacanov: Only schizophrenic American bureaucrats see a Macedonian minority in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Defense Minister Krasimir Karakacanov reacted angrily after the US State Department, in its annual human rights report, noted thet Bulgaria continues to refuse Macedonian minority organizations to even register, let alone become active. The report cites OMO Ilinden and other Macedonian organizations...

Macedonia 26.01.21 | 11:30

Pendarovski promises Bulgaria that Macedonia will not try to install “some kind of a Macedonian minority”

President Stevo Pendarovski vowed not to interfere in Bulgarian internal affairs over the issue of minority rights, referring to Macedonians in Bulgaria as “some kind of minority”. In an interview, he did insist that there are Macedonians living in Greece, though. Bulgaria is adamant that...

Macedonia 21.11.20 | 12:09

Menkinoski: The issue of minority rights in Bulgaria is raised by Europe, not by Macedonia

Bulgaria should not lash out against Macedonia over the issue of Macedonian minority rights – it is a matter raised by the Council of Europe, said VMRO-DPMNE official Toni Menkinoski. One of the reasons for the Bulgarian veto against Macedonia’s EU accession talks is that the rights of the...

Balkans 30.06.20 | 10:13

Bulgaria will condition Serbia’s EU accession talks with demands for greater rights for the Bulgarian minority

Serbia will not be allowed to open new EU accession chapters in June, especially the chapter on movement of workers, after a number of countries objected and asked for additional progress on the Serbian part. Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said that on top of objections from the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmarks,...

Macedonia 05.04.19 | 19:33

Mistotakis: My father warned against the danger of having a Macedonian minority in Northern Greece

Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that his New Democracy party will work to reduce the damage caused by the Prespa treaty. ND is expected to take over the Greek Government later this year, as polls ahead of the general elections give it a solid lead over the leftist SYRIZA party. Asked...