Tag: zaharieva
Macedonia 20.06.19 | 15:13

Zaharieva sees the EU postponement as a chance that Macedonia and Albania begin accession talks together

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said that the delay of the opening of accession talks with Macedonia, which Zoran Zaev promised will begin in June, will allow Albania to join the group with Macedonia. The good news, according to me, is taht the two countries are not decoupled at this stage,...

Macedonia 13.06.19 | 21:07

Reaction from the Bulgarian Embassy in Macedonia

The Bulgarian Embassy in Macedonia asked Republika to correct an article on the statements made by Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva and Defense Minister Krasimir Karakacanov, published on June 11th under the title “Top Bulgarian Government Ministers tell Macedonia it will not join EU and NATO...

Macedonia 13.06.19 | 20:52

Zaharieva: Goce Delcev was a Bulgarian, and if no agreement is reached we will end our work with “North Macedonia”

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said on Tuesday that the country will withdraw from the committee of historians with Macedonia unless enough progress is made on the issue of Goce Delcev’s historic legacy. Zaharieva rejected the proposal to honor Goce Delcev on the day of his interment...

Macedonia 10.06.19 | 14:45

As historic fight over Goce Delcev heats up, Sofia rejects a proposed date to jointly honor the VMRO leader with Macedonia

After Bulgarian Defense Minister Krasimir Karakacanov threatened to block Macedonia’s EU and NATO accession over historic issues, Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva confirmed that she expects more progress on the issue of Goce Delcev’s nation background. Under the Borisov – Zaev treaty...

Macedonia 23.02.19 | 18:31

Minister Zaharieva claims Bulgaria won a major concession from Macedonian historians

Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva claimed as a major diplomatic win the fact that Macedonian historians acknowledged that the medieval kingdom of Tsar Samoil was a Bulgarian kingdom. Zaharieva was referring to the results of the latest round of discussions in the Joint commission...

Balkans 09.02.19 | 11:28

Foreign Minister Zaharieva hopes Bulgarian Parliament will ratify Macedonian NATO accession as early as next week

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva announced that the Bulgarian Parliament may ratify Macedonia’s NATO accession protocol as early as next week. The Greek Parliament ratified the protocol on Friday evening, as provided among the few Greek obligations in the Prespa treaty. It is in Bulgaria’s...