Serbia’s President AleksandarVučić said on Friday that the regional initiate, known as of yesterday as the ‘Open Balkan’ initiative, is crucial for the future of citizens and is in the best interest of the region, so therefore its implementation will resume despite criticism. “There were a lot of positive and...
The US Embassy in Macedonia is organizing Sunday a celebration on the occasion on 4 July – Independence Day. Sunday’s event is the second virtual celebration of the 245th Independence Day. Citizens can watch the live video of the event on Facebook.
Four people were killed and two others were injured in an armed clash on Pulaj beach in the popular tourist destination of Velipoja in northern Albania, which took place half an hour after midnight on Sunday. "The reason for the armed conflict is the division of ownership over the sandy...
Authorities in Bulgaria "are taking steps to prosecute and punish officials who have violated human rights, but government activities are not enough and impunity is a problem," reads the annual report of the US State Department on the human rights situation in the world. In the Bulgaria section of the...
Five European countries have joined the European Union sanctions against Belarus, including Macedonia. Candidate countries: Macedonia, Montenegro and Albania, as well as Iceland and Norway, which are part of the European Economic Area, join this decision of the Council (for sanctions) – reads the statement of  the Council of Europe. Previously,...
Turkey expects Macedonia to hand over 86 persons suspected of begin part of the Fethullah Gulen network. Turkey’s Ambassador to Skopje Hasan Sekizkok said that a large number of Gulen’s operatives reside in Macedonia, under the guise of educational and trade institutions. FETO groups remain active in Macedonia. We raise...
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...
Moscow will respond to North Macedonia’s expulsion of a Russian diplomat, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday. “We strongly condemn such baseless moves, which will definitely impact relations between Russia and North Macedonia. Retaliatory measures will follow,” the statement reads. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has declared...
The uniqueness of the Macedonian language is recognized worldwide and accepted in the United Nations, Matthew Nimetz, former personal envoy of the UN Secretary-General on the name issue, said in an interview with Kanal 5 TV. When asked about the Sofia-Skopje relations, and that the identity and language were not...
Greece has extended rules for entering the country until June 21, 2021. Travelers are required to provide upon entry, mandatory vaccination certificate, negative PCR test results or proof that they’ve previously had COVID-19. Prior to the visit, they must also fill out online the PLF (Passenger Locator Form). The new...