Tag: Nikola Dimitrov
Macedonia 09.05.21 | 12:42

Dimitrov- Geer: Europe to keep its word

The position of the European Commission is very clear, from the very beginning the EC is very interested to see the holding of an intergovernmental conference with your country, as well as with Albania, which, in fact, means starting negotiations with Macedonia and Albania as soon as possible. On the...

Macedonia 05.05.21 | 19:38

Dimitrov: EU to show it is serious about enlargement

A message must be sent to the people that the European perspective of the Western Balkans is clear, predictable and attainable, and that the EU is serious about enlargement, said Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov during Wednesday’s meeting with Austrian Member of European Parliament (MEP)...

Macedonia 29.04.21 | 12:26

Dimitrov: If negotiations don’t start, our country, Bulgaria and EU will be losers

Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov says that talks should continue to find a solution to the dispute with Bulgaria and start negotiations with the EU, otherwise, he stressed, both countries and the EU will be losers. Either we will all be losers or we will all be winners. Of course...

Macedonia 26.04.21 | 10:14

Dimitrov: Many will wonder if EU is serious

Our case is a test of EU’s credibility on the Western Balkans, Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov has told Greek daily To Vima, MIA reports from Athens. He explains that our country received the candidate status in 2005, and 12 years ago we had the first positive report on the start of...

Macedonia 22.04.21 | 20:29

Dimitrov – Rinkēvičs meeting: Macedonia made incredible progress in the process of moving toward the EU

Macedonia has made incredible progress in the process of moving toward the European Union and I sincerely hope it will become the 28th EU member state, said Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs after Thursday’s meeting with Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov in Riga. After...

Macedonia 22.03.21 | 21:19

Dimitrov holds video meeting with Varhelyi, regional counterparts: EU makes efforts to provide additional vaccines for the Western Balkans

Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov took part Monday at a video meeting, including regional counterparts, at the initiative of European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi. As the Secretariat for European Affairs informed, information was exchanged at...

Macedonia 04.02.21 | 09:23

Dimitrov survives no-confidence vote

Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov survived a vote of no confidence in Parliament brought by the opposition over his handling of foreign policy issues. After debating for almost 12 hours on Wednesday, Parliament voted 53-55 in favor of the no-confidence motion just before midnight. The...

Macedonia 03.02.21 | 15:14

Nikoloski: Macedonia mustn’t remain slave of Dimitrov and Zaev, MPs should support the no-confidence motion

During Wednesday’s Parliament debate on the no-confidence motion against the Deputy Prime Minister in charge of European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov, VMRO-DPMNE MP Aleksandar Nikoloski said the motion is only the beginning of the plan of VMRO-DPMNE and the other opposition political parties to overthrow...

Macedonia 03.02.21 | 13:38

Together with Zaev, they are most responsible for not starting EU talks, Nikoloski said at the debate on the no-confidence motion against Dimitrov

The Macedonian Parliament started Wednesday the debate on the no-confidence motion against the Deputy Prime Minister in charge of European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov. VMRO-DPMNE MP Aleksandar Nikolovski, explaining the reasons for the motion, said that he expects it to be accepted due to, as he said, the...

Macedonia 01.02.21 | 14:47

Parliament to discuss no-confidence motion against Dimitrov on Wednesday

The Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia will discuss Wednesday the no-confidence motion against Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs filed by the opposition MPs from VMRO-DPMNE and Levica. This was agreed at today’s coordination session of the first people of the parliamentary groups...

Macedonia 01.02.21 | 09:12

No-confidence motion against Dimitrov finally on the Parliament’s agenda

Today, the Parliament is set to hold its 30th session, and the agenda includes about 50 draft-laws for amending the existing laws, as well as the motion of no-confidence against Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov filed by the opposition. This session was originally scheduled for January...

Macedonia 29.01.21 | 19:16

Dimitrov: Bulgaria doesn’t want to sign any document that states “Macedonian language”

The Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs, Nikola Dimitrov, said at Friday’s conference “The role of the media and civil society organizations in the integration process” that there is an obvious interest in the European Union in signing Macedonia’s agreement with Frontex...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 19:13

Dimitrov and Osmani meet Swedish and Finnish FMs in Brussels

Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov and Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani met Monday in Brussels with Swedish and Finnish Foreign Ministers, Ann Linde and Pekka Haavisto respectively, discussing the next steps on Macedonia’s European path – adoption of the negotiating framework and...

Macedonia 09.01.21 | 10:45

Santos Silva: Start of EU talks with Skopje, Tirana among priorities of Portugal’s EU Presidency

Portugal will try to organize the first intergovernmental conferences with Macedonia and Albania in the first half of 2021, said Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva, whose country took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU on January 1. After Bulgaria’s blockade, Portugal...

Macedonia 08.01.21 | 13:04

Dimitrov: Prespa was possible because it did not touch the identity, Sofia goes into something it has no right to

The Prespa Agreement was possible because the Macedonian identity was not touched. Some of the issues raised by Sofia go into something that Sofia has no right to – the Macedonian identity, Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov said in an interview with MIA. The countries in...

Macedonia 08.01.21 | 11:19

Dimitrov: EU cannot afford 2021 to be like 2020 with enlargement failure

Portugal will be interested to resume Germany’s efforts and Berlin has said it will remain committed to this issue. I think the European Union cannot afford 2021 to be like 2020 with enlargement failure, Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs, Nikola Dimitrov, tells MIA in an interview, in...

Macedonia 09.12.20 | 09:36

Milososki reminds Dimitrov of his statement: If we do not get negotiations in October, I will not have dignity to talk about EU

Former Foreign Minister Antonio Milososki reminds the current Deputy Prime Minister of Foreign Affairs of the statement made a year and a half ago in Stockholm. If we do not get negotiations in October, I will not have the dignity to speak in front of my people about the European perspectives of the...

Macedonia 20.11.20 | 13:14

Black ribbons placed outside government building, the resignation of Zaev, Dimitrov and Filipce is demanded

The economic situation, the foreign policy situation, the EU blockade and the health crisis, all three crises have names and surnames, and those are Zoran Zaev, Venko Filipce and Nikola Dimitrov, MP Antonio Milososki said at Friday’s press conference in front of the Government building, conveying...

Macedonia 18.11.20 | 10:39

Interpellation for Dimitrov next week after he failed twice to attend Committee meetings over Bulgaria talks

MP Antonio Milososki announced that next week there will be an interpellation for Deputy Prime Minister Nikola Dimitrov. This comes after Dimitrov failed twice to appear before the Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss talks with Bulgaria and reject their Memorandum as anti-Macedonian. Next week, an...

Macedonia 16.11.20 | 23:08

Dimitrov: If blocking of the start of Macedonia’s EU talks continues, let us focus on reforms at home

Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov said Monday on TV Telma that if the blocking of the start of Macedonia’s EU accession negotiations continues, then it would be good to focus on the reform agenda at home and wait for the EU to find a European solution that will not interfere...

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