Tag: US
Macedonia 17.09.21 | 11:08

Sekerinska: New US administration wants Macedonia to start EU accession talks as soon as possible

Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska spent the first day of her visit to the US in meetings at the State Department and the Pentagon. According to the Ministry of Defense, at the meeting it was concluded that the place of the Western Balkans is in the EU and that the new US administration wants Macedonia...

Macedonia 28.06.21 | 09:44

US donates NBCD equipment for decontamination to Macedonia

Defence Minister Radmila Shekerinska and US Ambassador Kate Byrnes will attend the handover of American donation – NBCD equipment for decontamination at the Cojlija military barracks near Petrovec. The equipment is donated under the US Program 333 (three-three-three) and consists of two mass decontamination...

Macedonia 11.06.21 | 13:04

Price: US supports the opening of EU accession negotiations with Macedonia and Albania without delay

The spokesman for the United States Department of State, Ned Price, wrote on Twitter that the US supports the opening of EU accession negotiations with Macedonia and Albania without delay. We support the opening of EU accession negotiations with Macedonia and Albania without delay. We are engaging at...

World 09.06.21 | 09:02

US to blacklist anyone who opposes the Ohrid and Prespa Agreements

The White House has released an Executive Order of President Joseph Biden on “Blocking Property And Suspending Entry Into The United States Of Certain Persons Contributing To The Destabilizing Situation In The Western Balkans”, dated 8 June. No persons are named in the text released by the White...

Macedonia 11.04.21 | 10:55

US Embassy says it worked with the police and provided technical support in both the marijuana raids and the passports scandal

The US Embassy stated that it is providing technical assistance to the Macedonian law enforcement after the two major scandals that hit the Zaev regime – the revelations that passports were issued to mafia figures and the seizure of drugs from farms owned by the Zaev family. Yesterday, a media...

World 16.02.21 | 11:06

US winter storm brings freezing temperatures, power outages

More than 150 million Americans were under winter weather advisories Monday as snowfall and icy conditions sent temperatures plunging, caused multiple deadly crashes and forced power outages across much of the United States. The National Weather Service said the storm was expected to bring “frigid...

Macedonia 04.02.21 | 12:18

US deploys a cyber unit to Macedonia

The United States has begun deploying its cyber units around the world, and they have already been deployed to Montenegro, Macedonia and Ukraine, informed the Deputy Director of the National Coordination Centre for Computer Incidents (NCCCI), Nikolay Murashov, Russian News Agency TASS reports. Under...

Macedonia 08.09.20 | 12:07

US extends Independence Day greetings to Macedonia

This year we congratulate Macedonia on becoming the 30th member of NATO, and we applaud your country’s commitment to regional and global peace and security that is reflected in this tremendous achievement, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says in a statement on Independence Day extending greetings...

Macedonia 08.08.20 | 08:50

U.S. State Department places Macedonia under Level 3 travel advisory

The U.S. Department of State lifted on Thursday its Level 4: Do Not Travel advisory – the highest level of travel advisory urging U.S. citizens not to travel overseas due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As most of the countries in the world, Macedonia is placed under a Level 3: Reconsider Travel advisory. According...

Macedonia 06.08.20 | 10:56

Palmer: US expects new government of Macedonia to be a good and strong partner

The United States expects new government of Macedonia to be a good and strong partner, US Deputy Assistant Secretary and Special Representative for the Western Balkans Matthew Palmer said during the webinar organised by Balkan Insider in Washington, VOA’s Macedonian Service reports. Now is the time...

World 30.07.20 | 12:57

Google declares war on right-wing content

Google, one of the world’s largest tech companies, seems determined to prevent US President Donald Trump from being re-elected at the end of this year. Recent data shows that the search giant is manipulating the search visibility of the conservative American news site Breitbart, the V4 news agency...

World 31.05.20 | 11:48

Protesters break curfew across the US on another night of fury and frustrations over George Floyd’s killing

Protests over the death of George Floyd raged from coast to coast — with crowds breaking curfew in major cities on another night of fury and frustrations, CNN reported. Fires burned and and tear gas canisters flew in Minneapolis as people threw objects at officers. In Seattle, smoke filled the...

Macedonia 28.05.20 | 18:41

Greek and American warplanes will fly over Macedonia tomorrow

Greek and American warplanes will conduct a fly-over across Macedonia tomorrow. The planes will perform mid-air refueling and will deliberately fly relatively low and loud, in a move meant to mark the Macedonian entry into NATO. Following the imposed Prespa treaty, Macedonia agreed to allow Greece to...

World 02.04.20 | 17:21

US jobless claims explode to 6.6 million

Jobless filings in the US from people who were fired because of the coronavirus epidemic have grown to unprecedented 6.6 million this week. This is by far the highest number of jobs losses in such as short period of time in American history. It is also twice more than the previous record set last week.

Macedonia 07.02.20 | 21:34

Nikoloski in US: After change of government, 2020 will not be a lost year for the citizens and the road to EU integration

During his working visit to Washington, DC, VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski held a working meeting with Shari Bryan, Vice President of the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and also met with Luke Coffey, Foreign Policy director at the Heritage Foundation. “During my meeting with...

Macedonia 23.01.20 | 20:43

Sekerinska about to jump ship – wants to be the next Ambassador to D.C.

The In7 news site reports that Defense Minister and deputy leader of the SDSM party Radmila Sekerinska is working to have herself appointed as Macedonian Ambassador to the United States. This key SDSM figure for the past 20 years will be the next Ambassador to the United States, reports the news site. This...

World 09.01.20 | 12:26

Iran tells UN it ‘does not seek escalation or war’

Iran tells the United Nations it “does not seek escalation or war” following Iranian missile strikes on US forces in Iraq. The operation was precise and targeted military objectives thus leaving no collateral damage to civilians and civilian assets in the area, Iran’s UN Ambassador Majid Takht...

Macedonia 08.01.20 | 17:08

Macedonian government condemns Iran’s missile attacks on US military bases in Iraq

The Macedonian government has condemned Iran’s missile attacks on US and coalition military bases in Iraq, coming as Iran’s response to the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani. We believe that such unacceptable actions further heighten tensions and increase the risk of widespread military...

World 08.01.20 | 10:04

Iran threatens to hit Israel and Dubai if the US retaliates over missile attack

Iran has threatened to bomb Israel and Dubai if the United States retaliates for its ballistic missile strike at two Iraqi bases housing US troops. Tehran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi bases housing American troops in a revenge attack for the US drone strike that killed top...

World 05.11.19 | 10:24

US begins formal withdrawal from Paris climate accord

The US began the formal process of withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday, the first available day for Washington to legally make the move. US President Donald Trump was a staunch opponent of the accord when he ran for office, and his administration...

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