Kiril Petkov, co-president of We Continue the Change coalition that won the Bulgarian parliamentary elections, said in an interview for BNT that Bulgaria and North Macedonia should form work groups not only consisting of historians but also people from the spheres of business, culture and education. According to MIA’s Sofia...
Bulgaria’s provocations towards Macedonia and the Macedonian people do not stop. Now it is an article in the Bulgarian “Trud” newspaper entitled “In defense of the Bulgarian Church in Macedonia”, by Spas Tasev – a member of the history institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The author says that...
Greece introduced new measures making COVID-19 documents mandatory nearly everywhere in Greece. They are scanned via a special app, but the app doesn’t recognize certificates issued by third countries. This has caused problems over the weekend for tourists from Macedonia, Serbia, Singapore, the US and other countries that aren’t...
The United States expects to continue cooperating with North Macedonia in areas of common interest, the US State Department told VOA’s Macedonian Service, when asked to comment on the resignation of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev after Sunday’s runoff local elections. “The US Embassy is monitoring developments following the second round...
The European Commission has confirmed that the border management agreement between the EU and Macedonia remains blocked by Bulgaria because this country does not recognize the Macedonian language. The agreement with an EU agency, also known as Frontex, has been stalled for three years, but Bulgaria refuses to sign it...
The results of the local elections in Macedonia showed that our brothers are voting stubbornly there, without a clear perspective, as in Bulgaria. This is not strange given the indisputable fact that we are one nation. However, such a vote is simply a protest, not a solution to problems....
The U.S. Government highlighted the recent donation of $400,000 worth of equipment and supplies for Macedonia’s COVID-19 response and announced $2.7 million in new COVID-19 assistance for the country. This brings the total U.S. government COVID-19 assistance to the country to more than $9.2 million since the start of...
Daniel Lorer from the coalition Change Continues, who is most likely to take on the post of Foreign Minister in the new Bulgarian government, told BTV radio that 14 December is not a realistic deadline for reaching a full agreement with Macedonia. According to Lorer, positive results can’t be achieved...
Former Bulgarian Prime Minister and GERB leader Boyko Borissov has accused President and second-term candidate Rumen Radev of destroying Bulgaria’s relations with its neighbors in just one week. According to Borissov, one of the most beloved countries in the Balkans, Bulgaria now quarrels with all its neighbors and hates Macedonia...
The EU General Affairs Council (GAC) will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, with enlargement and the accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania on the agenda, MIA reports from Brussels. Gasper Dovzan, State Secretary at the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who chairs the meeting, has reiterated his country’s...