Tag: Slovenia
Macedonia 23.11.21 | 21:32

EU ministers discussed the dispute between Macedonia and Bulgaria

Slovenian Secretary for European Affairs Gasper Dovzan said that his EU colleagues focused on enlargement and the dispute between Macedonia and Bulgaria during the meeting of the European Council today. The dispute is blocking the opening of EU accession talks for Macedonia, and by extension for Albania...

Macedonia 07.10.21 | 09:03

Mickoski: Macedonia has no EU perspective under Zaev

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski responded to the outcome of the disastrous EU – Balkan summit warning that, under Zaev, Macedonia can’t expect to join the EU. At the summit, Bulgaria hardened its position toward Macedonia, with a long list of demands that need to be met before Macedonia...

Macedonia 06.10.21 | 15:39

Zaev suffers another EU fiasco as Bulgaria actually hardens its positions after the meeting mediated by Merkel and Macron

Following his meeting with Zoran Zaev, that was mediated by Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev reiterated his hardline position that Bulgaria will continue to block Macedonia from openings its EU accession talks. Radev said that Macedonia must do away with its “Macedonianness”...

Macedonia 06.10.21 | 13:27

EU leaders reject Slovenian proposal to speed up the integration of the Balkans

European Union leaders gathered for the EU – Balkans summit in Slovenia refused the proposal from the host country to set 2030 as the year when all Balkan countries will be admitted to the EU. This, and the expected watering down of the usual conclusions that declare the EU doors open to new members,...

Macedonia 06.10.21 | 11:16

Loss of EU perspective shows that all of Zaev’s concessions were made in vain

The mood ahead of the EU – Balkan summit in Slovenia that begins today indicates that Macedonia and the rest of the unintegrated Balkan countries will remain a black hole in Europe for a long time to come. This is especially serious for Macedonia where Zoran Zaev imposed a long list of difficult...

Macedonia 05.10.21 | 20:46

Macedonia is entering a new cycle of crisis because of the lack of EU perspective, Mickoski said during his meeting with Donald Tusk

Despite all the objections about high levels of crime and growing corruption, the lack of judicial reforms and the economic backsliding, Macedonia should be allowed to open its EU accession talks, said VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski during his meeting with the leader of the EPP party Donald...

Balkans 03.10.21 | 10:39

Slovenia proposes that all Balkan countries are admitted to the EU by 2030

Slovenia is proposing that the European Union admits all Balkan countries by 2030, the Financial Times reports. The proposal is expected to be raised at the coming EU summit with the Balkan countries, but took other EU member states by surprise given the problems the region and the EU are facing. Accession...

Macedonia 27.08.21 | 12:17

Slovenian Defense Minister Tonin: It’s in Bulgaria’s interest to allow Macedonia into the EU

Slovenian Defense Minister Matej Tonin said that his country and the Slovenian Presidency of the European Council, will try to to explain to Bulgaria that allowing Macedonia into the EU is in its interest. Bulgaria is currently blocking Macedonia from opening EU accession talks, as it demands major concessions...

Macedonia 03.08.21 | 10:31

Slovenia to help Macedonia’s fight against forest fires

Slovenia is putting its fire-fighting capacities at our disposal, says Defense Minister Radmila Shekerinska after discussing the matter with Slovenian counterpart Matej Tonin.

World 05.07.21 | 16:29

Slovenian Prime Minister Jansa warns of a new, autumn wave, if the vaccination rate is not increased

Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa warned of a new, fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic, unless vaccination rats pick up during the summer. Jansa said that he wants to have 70 percent of the population vaccinated by the end of the summer. He warned that the Delta strain of the virus could cause...

Macedonia 02.07.21 | 15:42

Slovenian Foreign Minister Logar will travel to Sofia to discuss the Bulgarian veto against Macedonia

Slovenian Foreign Minister Anze Logar will travel to Bulgaria as one of his first decisions in the Slovenian Presidency of the EU. Logar said that he will do this to raise the issue of the Bulgarian veto of Macedonia’s EU accession talks. Slovenia is strongly supportive of Macedonia EU accession....

Macedonia 01.07.21 | 18:46

Slovenia takes over EU presidency, expects formal start of negotiations with Macedonia and Albania

Slovenia formally took over the six-month presidency of the Council of the European Union on Thursday. To mark the occasion, Slovenia’s Prime Minister Janez Jansa hosted European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen. They both confirmed that they are working on a formal start of negotiations...

Macedonia 01.07.21 | 08:42

After slandering it as potentially dangerous, Zaev and Pendarovski now welcome the Slovenian Presidency of the European Council

Slovenia takes over the rotating EU Presidency, and with it, a role in the negotiations between Macedonia and Bulgaria. The Zaev regime is now putting its hopes in the Alpine Republic, even after Zaev and President Stevo Pendarovski were indirectly accusing Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa of having...

Balkans 15.06.21 | 10:37

Government of Slovenia declares victory over the coronavirus

The Government of Slovenia declared victory over the Third Wave of the pandemic, as only 24 new cases were diagnosed in the past day. This means that the state of epidemic is officially lifted. Some of the restrictions will remain – citizens are still required to wear masks in public indoor spaces...

Macedonia 14.04.21 | 20:25

Media outlets close to Zaev push the conspiracy theory that Slovenia wants to redraw Balkan borders

Media outlets close to the Zaev regime in Macedonia are going to serious lengths to whip up a controversy over Slovenia’s alleged plan to redraw Balkan borders, including those of Macedonia. The story originated from Bosnia, where Slovenian President Borut Pahor – a socialist with extensive...

Balkans 15.02.21 | 20:07

Jansa defends his record in Parliament, remains ready for early elections if his Government is voted out

Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa dismissed calls from the opposition is trying to bring down his Government and replace him with Karl Erjavec from the DESUS party of pensioners. “This is a destructive move and a farce. The opposition is wasting taxpayers time and money”, Jansa said. He...

Macedonia Sport 20.01.21 | 18:51

Handball: Slovenia beats Macedonia 31-21

Macedonia suffered another defeat at the Men’s World Handball Championship in Egypt, losing 31-21 to Slovenia. It’s the third defeat, and it was only due to the narrow win against Chile that Macedonia made it to the second stage group. The teams were even at start, and Macedonia had the lead...

Balkans 26.12.20 | 16:09

Slovenia no longer accepting PCR tests from Macedonia, region

The Slovenian government has decided as of Saturday to no longer accept negative PCR tests from non-EU member states, the Slovenian Embassy in Belgrade posted on its website. As MIA’s correspondent in Belgrade reported, PCR tests from Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Kosovo...

Balkans 16.10.20 | 14:40

Slovenia imposes partial lockdown to combat coronavirus spread

Slovenia on Friday began enforcing a partial lockdown in an effort to curb an explosion in new coronavirus infections, Sta news agency reported. Across the country, gatherings have been limited to 10 people and no more than six people can commute to work together in a group. Older school pupils will...

World 14.10.20 | 18:57

Orban: Central Europe gains in importance, as the nexus of economic activity moves eastwards

The nexus of economic activity in Europe is moving east, toward Central Europe, said Hungarian Prime Minister viktor Orban during his visit to Slovenia today. Orban and his host, Prime Minister Janez Jansa, opened the new powerline connecting the two countries after decades of stalled work. It takes...

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