Monthly Archives: May 2022

PM Kovacevski Has Audience with Pope Francis

In the frames of his visit to the Vatican and Rome, on the occasion of Ss Cyril and Methodius Day, PM Dimitar Kovacevski had an audience with Pope Francis on Monday. North Macedonia and the Vatican, Kovacevski stated, are firmly connected by mutual respect founded on joint historical, cultural, and religious traditions, as well as significant figures like Ss Cyril ...

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PM Kovacevski Meets Bulgarian Counterpart Petkov in Rome

PM Dimitar Kovacevski and his Bulgarian counterpart, Kiril Petkov, held a meeting in Rome on Monday. According to Kovacevski, the meeting was exceptionally constructive and saw multiple topics discussed. However, he said that it couldn’t be currently said whether progress was achieved in terms of finding a mutually acceptable document with Bulgaria. The talks between the two countries’ Foreign Ministries’ ...

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PM Kovacevski Meets Italian Counterpart Draghi in Rome

In the frames of his visit to Rome, PM Dimitar Kovacevski held a meeting with the President of the Italian Council of Ministers, Mario Draghi. At the meeting with his counterpart, Kovacevski stated that Skopje and Rome fostered exceptionally close political and economic relations founded on intensive dialogue and frequent meetings at the highest institutional level. Also, he underlined Italy’s ...

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President Pendarovski Holds Meetings in Frames of World Economic Forum

In the frames of his participation of the World Economic Forum in Davos, President Stevo Pendarovski held several bilateral meetings. At the meeting with Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez, he expressed gratitude for Spain’s principled support for North Macedonia’s integrations. The EU enlargement policy needs to continue in the interest of stability, security, and prosperity of the Western Balkans, it was ...

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Road Conditions 25.05.2022

Traffic on state roads runs smoothly, on dry roads. At certain roads going through ravines, minor rockslides are possible. The MAKEDONIJAPAT PE calls for careful driving and adjustment of the speed to the conditions of the road. The MAKEDONIJAPAT PE’s on-call teams are constantly on- site and keep all roads passable.

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Petkov: There’ll Be No Individual Making of Decisions

Bulgarian PM Kiril Petkov buried on Friday Enlargement Commissioner’s Oliver Varhelyi’s expectations about Bulgaria allowing a start of negotiations with Skopje in June. Just 24 hours after their meeting in Sofia, Petkov stated that there would be no individual making of decisions regarding the matter. “It should be very clearly said that I, as the PM, don’t assume independently any ...

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Petkov Urges Radev to Convene Security Council over Skopje-Sofia Issue

Bulgarian PM Kiril Petkov has in a video address urged the country’s President, Rumen Radev, to convene the Consultative Council on National Security over the state of the Skopje-Sofia negotiations. On Friday, he said the Bulgarian Government wouldn’t do anything without broad national consent. He also pointed to adjustment with the coalition deal of the ruling coalition. In Petkov’s view, ...

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Kovacevski to Meet Petkov in Rome

The Foreign Ministry has confirmed for Telma TV that there will be a meeting in Rome between PM Dimitar Kovacevski and his counterpart from Bulgaria, Kiril Petkov. The two delegations will mark Ss Cyril and Methodius Day. The latest European speeding up to overcome the dispute is expected to be the topic. Bulgarian Foreign Minister Teodora Genchovska, regarding the allegations ...

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VMRO-DPMNE’s Mickoski in Interview with Detsche Welle

In an interview with Deustche Welle, VMRО-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski once again says elections are a solution. “The active blockade in Parliament will continue and we will not pretend things are normal because the reality we live itself is not normal,” he says. Regarding the Bulgaria dispute, the opposition leader points out that the ruling structure hasn’t informed VMRO-DPMNE about ...

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Road Conditions 23.05.2022

Traffic on state roads runs smoothly, on wet roads. At certain roads going through ravines, minor rockslides are possible. The MAKEDONIJAPAT PE calls for careful driving and adjustment of the speed to the conditions of the road. The MAKEDONIJAPAT PE’s on-call teams are constantly on- site and keep all roads passable.

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