Monthly Archives: May 2021

German Minister for Europe Roth Visits Skopje

German Minister for Europe Michael Roth paid an official visit to Skopje on Wednesday. Roth was welcomed by Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov, with whom he held a meeting and a mutual press conference. “North Macedonia fulfilled all necessary criteria for starting the EU accession talks, and this is supported by Germany and by all other partners in ...

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PM Zaev Meets US Ambassador Byrnes

PM Zoran Zaev held on Wednesday a meeting with US Ambassador in Skopje Kate Marie Byrnes. At the meeting, as the governmental press service informed, the interlocutors discussed and reaffirmed the good partnership between Macedonia and the US in numerous fields, with Byrnes voicing support on behalf of the US for the further progress of Macedonia in the Euro-Atlantic integrations. ...

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Judge Kacarska Appointed President of Constitutional Court

Constitutional Judge Dobrila Kacarska has been elected as the new President of the Constitutional Court of Macedonia, with 6 out of 9 votes of the other Constitutional Judges. Kacarska is to replace at the top position in the Constitutional Court Judge Sali Murati, and will assume office on 2 June 2021. Kacarska was appointed as Constitutional Judge by the Parliament ...

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46 New COVID-19 Cases and 14 Deaths in Past 24 Hours

The Health Ministry informs that 46 new cases of COVID-19 have been registered in the past 24 hours, as well as 14 deaths of COVID-19 patients. So far in the country 155,117 COVID-19 cases were registered, of which 147,190 have recovered, 2,571 are still active, while 5,365 have passed away. 267,167 citizens have been vaccinated against COVID-19 so far, of ...

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Road Conditions 27.05.2021

Good road conditions are reported across the country. Landslides are possible along the routes of Katlanovo – Veles, Mavrovo – Debar – Struga, Vinica – Berovo and Kochani – Delchevo. Ohrid-Resen route through Galichica National Park is closed for traffic through April 1, 2021. Motorists are advised to drive carefully, adjust their speed to weather conditions and follow traffic rules, ...

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Stoev: We Expect Constructiveness from Skopje

Bulgarian Caretaker Minister of Foreign Affairs Svetlan Stoev said at a press conference on Tuesday that the position of official Sofia towards Skopje remains unchanged, but added that the caretaker government of Bulgaria proposes new efforts for restart of the bilateral dialogue. “Our intention is to return the dialogue and the topics back to the normal European formats, where issues ...

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US Army General Cavoli Visits Macedonia

President Stevo Pendarovski held a meeting on Tuesday with Commanding General of the US Army Europe and Africa Christopher Cavoli, who is paying an official visit to the country. At the meeting, the interlocutors exchanged opinions over the bilateral cooperation between Macedonia and the US in the field of defence. President Pendarovski said that the membership in NATO has created ...

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FM Osmani Pays Official Visit to Poland

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bujar Osmani paid an official visit to Poland on Tuesday, where he held a meeting with his Polish counterpart Zbigniew Rau. At the meeting, the interlocutors discussed the ongoing processes for integration of Macedonia in the EU, with Osmani thanking Rau for the Polish support for the integration of Macedonia in NATO and EU. “We need ...

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14 New COVID-19 Cases, 13 Deaths in Past 24 Hours

The Health Ministry registered in the past 24 hours 14 new cases of COVID-19, as well as 13 deaths of COVID-19 patients. So far in the country 155,071 cases of COVID-19 were registered, of which 147,043 are cured, 2,686 are still active, while 5,342 have passed away. The health Ministry informs that so far 259,577 citizens have been vaccinated against ...

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Varhelyi, Silva Present Proposal for Resolving Skopje-Sofia Bilateral Dispute

Enlargement Commissioner at the European Commission (EC) Oliver Varhelyi and Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs Augusto Santos Silva paid an official visit to Sofia and Skopje on Friday. Varhelyi and Silva presented their proposal for resolution of the bilateral disputes between Skopje and Sofia to Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov and Foreign Affairs Minister ...

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