Tag: Nikola Dimitrov
Macedonia 11.02.20 | 13:58

Di Maio: Regardless of methodology, EU talks shouldn’t be delayed

Regardless of what methodology will be used to negotiate, the start of EU talks shouldn’t be delayed because it comes down to a question of political will, according to Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Meio. Italy’s leading diplomat, who is in an official visit to Macedonia, held a press conference...

Macedonia 10.02.20 | 12:34

Dimitrov meets Papandreou

Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov and former Greek Prime Minister and current President of Socialist International George Papandreou at Monday’s meeting in Skopje underscored that the significance of the Prespa Agreement that reaffirms the commitment to building good neighbourly relations, inclusive...

Macedonia 27.01.20 | 20:23

Dimitrov in 2016: SPO is making a state today!

Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov in 2016 wrote that the Special Prosecutor’s Office is making a state. Unfortunately the picture today is far from that. I do not give up on Janeva, because she is a capacity, Zaev said to Mickoski in a TV debate. Zaev swore by Katica as by his nationalism: She...

Macedonia 21.01.20 | 14:54

Dimitrov in Davos: It is high time to start accession negotiations

It is high time for our country to take a step forward on its European path – the opening of the deserved accession negotiations with the EU, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov said Tuesday during the “Diplomatic Dialogue on the Western Balkans” session, held as part of the World Economic...

Macedonia 21.01.20 | 14:11

Dimitrov met with Borisov in Davos

At a meeting with Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov on the sidelines of the Davos World Economic Forum 2020 on Tuesday, Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has reaffirmed his country’s support for start of EU accession talks with Macedonia. Borisov expressed the expectation that the work...

Macedonia 17.01.20 | 10:02

Dimitrov: Prosecution law before the elections – test for all

One of the key messages conveyed yesterday by EU Enlargement Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi during his visit to Skopje was characterized by consistency, involving his hopes and expectation that the law on public prosecution will be adopted by Parliament before it dissolves ahead of the April election,...

Macedonia 02.01.20 | 20:41

Nikola Dimitrov: This will be year of diplomatic offensive for EU membership

In an interview with TV Kanal 5, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov said that this year he would mark a diplomatic offensive for EU membership. Dimitrov believes that if the Law on Public Prosecutor’s Office is adopted, it will be of great help for the European integration activities. 

Macedonia 26.12.19 | 19:27

Alfa: Hoxha from Debar on Dimitrov’s list of ambassadors

Minister Nikola Dimitrov appoints ambassadors outside the MoFA rules at the wrong time, by politicizing the election. Macedonia’s diplomatic union has strongly criticized MoFA leadership for conducting an election procedure for sending diplomats to diplomatic and consular posts, Alfa reported. Only...

Macedonia 26.12.19 | 14:39

Dimitrov to be held accountable for “Racket” – he knew but didn’t report it!

VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski demanded that Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov be held accountable for “Racket” because he knew about the case but did not report it. He also asks if money from the racket ended up with him. In a television duel with Nikola Dimitrov as early...

Macedonia 13.12.19 | 10:45

Dimitrov nominates the professor who approved 40,000 euro scholarship for his daughter as ambassador

Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov has a conflict of interest with Miso Dokmanovic’s nomination for ambassador to Tel Aviv, MP Antonio Milososki says. At yesterday’s government session, Dimitrov, as legally authorized, proposed the professor at the Law Faculty for Ambassador to Tel Aviv, and...

Macedonia 12.12.19 | 10:35

Mayor Bogdanovic: Dimitrov is an idiot

Macedonia boycotted the awarding Nobel Prize for Literature because Nikola Dimitrov is an idiot. This is how the Mayor of Centar Sasa Bogdanovic commented on the move by Macedonian diplomacy, which has been controversial for many. Bogdanovic congratulated the Austrian writer Peter Handke on Facebook,...

Macedonia 26.11.19 | 15:00

Dimitrov-Dendias meeting: First session of Trademark Committee to be held Soon

Greece strongly supports Macedonia’s EU accession, full implementation of the Prespa Agreement, and strengthening of bilateral cooperation, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said Tuesday, at a joint press conference with counterpart Nikola Dimitrov. I am happy to be here, on my first visit to...

Macedonia 18.11.19 | 15:56

FM Dimitrov meets Commissioner Jourová

European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová met with Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov on Monday in Skopje. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minister Dimitrov first congratulated Jourová on her new position in the new composition of the European Commission,...

Macedonia 18.11.19 | 10:45

Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde visits Skopje

Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde is paying Monday an official visit to Macedonia and is set to meet with Macedonian counterpart Nikola Dimitrov. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Linde will also hold meetings with President Stevo Pendarovski, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense...

Macedonia 13.11.19 | 11:13

German FM Heiko Maas pays visit to Macedonia, to meet Dimitrov and Pendarovski

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas pays Wednesday a visit to Macedonia. Maas will meet with President Stevo Pendarovski and Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov. Dimitrov and Maas will exchange views on the latest developments in the country’s internal political situation, the outcome of the last...

Macedonia 08.11.19 | 15:44

Dimitrov-Dendias: Enhancement of bilateral cooperation through Prespa Agreement implementation

Bilateral relations, developments in the region and its European perspective following the recent European Council were in the focus of a meeting of Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov with Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias in Geneva on Friday. According to the Foreign Ministry, Dimitrov expressed satisfaction...

Macedonia 31.10.19 | 09:28

Zekoli about Dimitrov and Osmani: They lied then, they lie today, they will lie tomorrow

Political analyst Arsim Zekoli explained on Twitter why Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration Bujar Osmani and Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov should resign. Osmani, Dimitrov are not to blame for not getting a date. That is not a reason for resignation. The main reason for their resignation/dismissal...

Macedonia 25.10.19 | 13:08

Dimitrov makes first public appearance after failure in Brussels

Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov made his first public appearance after the failure to get a date for the start of negotiations. He has so far only commented on Twitter asking the EU to be honest and to say whether it really does not want to be in its ranks. That Dimitrov had stayed away for several...

Macedonia 15.10.19 | 13:48

Dimitrov in Luxembourg: We’ve been waiting for start of EU negotiations for 14 years

Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov participated Tuesday in Luxembourg at the meeting of the European Ministers from the Party of European Socialists (PES), where he once again explained why Macedonia deserves to launch EU accession talks. It is a decision on North Macedonia, a country that has been waiting...

Macedonia 18.09.19 | 23:28

Nikoloski: At least one honorary consul was target of blackmail or racketeering

Aleksandar Nikoloski at Wednesday’s duel with Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov said that so far, all the corruption scandals in the public involved people directly from the government. The Vice President of VMRO-DPMNE said that there were reports that an attempt was made to racketeer...

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