Tuesday, February 7, 2023
MEPs this afternoon adopted the Progress Report on Macedonia of the European Parliament rapporteur, the Bulgarian MEP Ilhan Kyuchyuk, with 508 votes "in favor" and 56 "against" adopting the controversial amendments, reports MIA from Brussels. The report welcomes the country's reform progress and insists on the implementation of the Good...
A total of 521,750 megawatt hours of electricity, 3,139 million standard cubic meters of natural gas, 436,990 tons of coal and 97,452 tons of oil products were consumed in the country in June of this year. As announced today by the State Statistics Office, 71.4 percent of the consumed electricity...
U.S. troops, who are in charge of the Kabul airport, fired in the air to scatter the crowd, while local media reported that several people had died falling off airplanes leaving the Afghan capital. Thousands of Afghans flooded the airport trying to board military or civilian planes to flee the...
Negotiations between the Russian and Ukrainian delegations have begun in Belarus. The meeting of the two delegations is taking place near the Pripyat River on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border. According to UNIAN, the Ukrainian delegation includes People's Party leader David Arahamiya, Defense Minister Alexei Reznikov, adviser to President Mikhail Podolyak's chief of...
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...
The eleventh plane with medical equipment, technique and protective equipment landed at the Batajnica military airport near Belgrade this morning, which, according to the agreement between Serbian and Russian Presidents Aleksandar Vucic and Vladimir Putin, sent to Moscow to Serbia, MIA reports from Belgrade. "The assistance was delivered yesterday with six planes, and...
Besides Skopje and Tirana, the EU, Bulgaria and the region also have a lot to lose from the blockage of North Macedonia and Albania’s EU integration, said Bulgarian MEP and European Parliament rapporteur for North Macedonia Ilhan Kyuchyuk. “Bulgaria was one of the countries to put the region’s EU integration...
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...
Diplomat Angela Price Aggeler has been confirmed as the new US ambassador to North Macedonia, the Democratic majority in the Senate tweeted on Friday. Aggeler will replace Kate Mary Byrnes, who has served as the US ambassador to Skopje since 2019. Last week, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing...
Minister of Defense Radmila Shekerinska and the Ambassador of the United States of America Kate Marie Byrnes will sign an agreement between North Macedonia and the United States, which supports the respect of human rights in the operation of security forces. The agreement stems from the so-called Leahy Laws, which...