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Zaev: Macedonian-Bulgarian Commission Makes Progress over Certain Issues

PM Zoran Zaev said at a press conference that the Macedonian-Bulgarian Commission on Historic Affairs has made certain progress over some of the issues discussed. “The government is ready to publish some of the registries of the meetings of this Commission at some of the following sessions, and the conclusions they have reached may be introduced in the new textbooks ...

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Osmani: Good-Neighbourliness Agreement is Solution for Disputes with Bulgaria

Foreign Affairs Minister Bujar Osmani said at a press conference on Thursday that the resolution for the bilateral disputes between Macedonia and Bulgaria lies within the Good-neighbourliness Agreement. “By creating an Action Plan, we will make the implementation of the Agreement more predictable, and show that we are not running away from our obligations. Our goal is to reinstate the ...

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Macedonia, UK Sign Agreement for Partnership, Trade and Cooperation

Foreign Affairs Minister Bujar Osmani and British Ambassador to Macedonia Rachel Galloway signed don Thursday the Agreement for Partnership, Trade and Cooperation between Macedonia and the United Kingdom. The Agreement will provide a framework for closer political dialogue between the two countries and will increase the bilateral cooperation in fields such as preservation of the environment, education, human rights etc. ...

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1,342 New COVID-19 Cases and 22 Deaths in Past 24 Hours

The Health Ministry informed that in the past 24 hours, 3,399 COVID-19 tests were conducted among citizens, and 1,342 turned positive. The Health Ministry also registered 679 cured patients, as well as 22 deaths as a result of COVID-19 complications. So far in Macedonia, 65,231 cases of COVID-19 were registered, of which 41,656 are cured, 21,728 are still active, while ...

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Varhelyi: Political Will Needed for Resolution of Skopje-Sofia Bilateral Issues

Commissioner for Enlargement at the European Commission (EC) Oliver Varhelyi said that Macedonia should make stronger efforts to meet the concerns of Bulgaria so that both sides can find a mutually acceptable solution for the bilateral disputes between them. As Varhelyi said, this is a matter of “political will, engagement and decisiveness”, and said that the EC is ready to ...

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Dimitrov: It is Hard to Work with Macedonian over Historical Affairs

The Co-president of the Macedonian-Bulgarian Commission on historic Affairs and Head of the Bulgarian team within the same Commission Angel Dimitrov said in an interview for the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) that he is not very optimistic about the work of the Commission, adding that its Macedonian Members are not very cooperative. “Turns out it’s hard to work with Macedonians. ...

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946 New COVID-19 Cases and 33 Deaths Registered in past 24 Hours

  The Health Ministry conducted in the past 24 hours 2,564 COVID-19 tests among citizens of Macedonia, and 946 of them turned positive. The Health Ministry also registered 789 cured patients, as well as 33 deaths as a result of COVID-19 complications. The Interior Ministry fined in the past 24 hours 578 citizens who did not wear face protection in ...

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Government Appoints Former PM Buckovski as Representative for Bulgaria

The Government of Macedonia decided at a session held on Tuesday to appoint former PM Vlado Buckovski as representative of the government to Bulgaria. In a brief statement provided on Tuesday evening, Buckovski said that he will do his best to convince official Sofia to recognise the good results we have achieved since the signing of the Good-neighbourliness Agreement. “I ...

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FM Osmani Attends EU General Affairs Council Meeting

Foreign Affairs Minister Bujar Osmani attended on Tuesday the online informal meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU, which was chaired by German Minister of Europe Michael Roth. In his address, Osmani said that the European future would be unimaginable without the Western Balkans included in it. “When we talk about the future of North Macedonia and the ...

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VMRO-DPMNE Stages New Anti-Governmental Protests

VMRO-DPMNE staged two new anti-governmental protests in Skopje, one in front of the building of the Government of Macedonia, and one in front of the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski addressed the citizens in both protests. “These are moments, days in which we all need to decide about our future. In the past years, ...

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