Bulgaria has decided not to change its position, i.e. not to withdraw its veto on the start of EU accession talks with Macedonia, but on the other hand, it is ready to support Albania on its path to the European Union, the Bulgarian transitional government announced on Thursday, reports...
I will be short and precise. Zoran Zaev should and must leave. Denying the Macedonian nation is the biggest nonsense I have to read about, wrote Croatian academician Goran Kalogjera. “Celebrating Blazhe Koneski is the best thing the Macedonian people does (at least some of them). And they should continue...
The party of Macedonians in Bulgaria OMO Ilinden Pirin with a counter-question on Friday answered the Bulgarian President Rumen Radev who asked why it is so difficult for Macedonia to add Bulgarians in the Macedonian Constitution. OMO Ilinden Pirin asked Radev why it was so difficult to recognize the Macedonian...
We cannot give up on countries that have made effort and tell them “you had an issue with Greece, and now with Bulgaria too.” Skopje should be given a signal and start negotiations with the EU, said former French Minister for European Affairs Nathalie Loiseau. Loiseau, who is part of...
The bilateral dispute between Sofia and Skopje should be resolved so that North Macedonia can start accession negotiations with the European Union by the end of this year, according to twelve Members of the United States Congress in a letter to the Bulgarian Ambassador to the US. In the letter...
Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and the prime ministers of North Macedonia and Albania Zoran Zaev and Edi Rama sent an open letter to the Western Balkans, published by the Podgorica-based daily newspaper Dan. “Europe is not just a continent, but a vision. For a long time, however, the citizens of...
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...
At the plenary session of the Parliament of Kosovo yesterday, the issue of some members of the so-called Kumanovo Group to return to Kosovo and serve their prison sentences there was discussed again, report daily newspaper Lajm and other Albanian language media. The case of the “Kumanovo group” is the...
French Ambassador to Bulgaria Florence Robin, speaking on the Bulgarian National Television's "The World and Us" show, said she was aware that there was a dispute between Sofia and Skopje, but that the most important thing for her was the need to create an opportunity for reconciliation between the...
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...