The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, in its decision on the implementation of the judgments in the cases OMO Ilinden and others against Bulgaria, expresses its deep concern that more than 15 years after the verdict for this group, the associations that aim to "win "recognition...
After the scandal created by the Government and the Ministry of Economy, when they promoted domestic tourism with a photo from Königsee, Germany, the author of the photo wrote that "he is dying of laughter while Macedonians are trying to understand where it is", officials said they corrected the...
The World Health Organization warns that countries could still face an "immediate second wave" if they accelerate the lifting of anti-pandemic measures with COVID-19. More than 5.5 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and 346,000 deaths have been reported worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it will temporarily...
The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) warns that the Regional Roaming Agreement in the Western Balkans is clear and that roaming costs from July 1 this year should be zero, i.e. no roaming charges. “Concerned citizens keep calling us and say that certain operators do not inform them that from July...
Bulgarian President Rumen Radev commented on the relations and negotiations between Bulgaria and Macedonia, after casting his vote in Sunday’s elections in Sofia. “Bulgaria’s policy towards North Macedonia doesn’t depend on which government is in power and what the parliament will be, but having an open constructive dialogue between Skopje...
Albania is introducing a two-week quarantine for travelers from North Macedonia and Greece starting April 20. The decision, in place until May 3, was made by the committee of experts tasked with tackling the pandemic. Albania starts feeling the effects from the mass vaccination, said Mira Rakacolli, deputy health minister and...
It is evident that the feeling of triumph in SDSM is absent after the July 15 elections. The unconvincing "victory" of two MPs ahead of VMRO-DPMNE boxed in the "six" thanks to the joint candidate list with BESA, as well as the ultimate performances of the current coalition partner...
Many foreign nationals from Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro have been flocking to Belgrade to receive COVID-19 shots at the Belgrade Fair over the weekend after signing up via the Serbian e-registration system. Many Macedonian citizens have received confirmation via SMS that they can get vaccinated on Saturday and...
The Skopje–Sofia issue can be resolved only with patient, quiet diplomacy, in an open dialogue between Sofia, Skopje, Brussels, and Ljubljana. Berlin, Paris, and Washington also have important roles. I am cautiously optimistic, because after two strong attempts, by both the German and Portuguese presidencies, I think it may...
Dr. Zan Mitrev said his son Filan, who was charged with terrorism in a Frankfurt court, had lived in Germany and had had no contact with him in recent years. Dr. Mitrev believes that his son Filan chose the wrong path and he should be held responsible for it. "While...