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13 dead in Bus Crash on Skopje-Tetovo Motorway

A bus of the company “Durmo Tours” transferring passengers on the relation Skopje-Gostivar crashed and flipped over near the village of Laskarci on Wednesday around 05:00 p.m. The police and firefighting vehicles arrived immediately at the scene of the accident in order to extract passengers from the crashed bus. The latest official information states there are 14 dead and over ...

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Greek Note received by Government, Decision published in Official Gazette

On Tuesday evening, the note verbale from the Greek Foreign Ministry notifying the Macedonian government that the Greek Parliament ratified the Protocol for Accession of Macedonia in NATO reached Skopje. The delivery of the note was followed with an announcement by the Macedonian government for the public. “We notify the public that today, 12 February 2019, the Prespa Agreement for ...

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Greece sends Note Verbale to Macedonia on NATO Protocol Ratification

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs officially sent the note verbale to its Macedonian counterpart notifying the government of the ratification of the Protocol for Accession of Macedonia in NATO by the Greek Parliament. The Macedonian government is to start the process of implementation of the new name “Republic of North Macedonia” by changing all sign boards on roads, state ...

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Greece ratifies NATO Protocol for Accession of Macedonia

The Greek Parliament, after a 10-hour long debate, ratified the Protocol for Accession of Macedonia in NATO with 153 votes in favour and 140 against. “History will judge us,” said Greek PM Alexis Tsipras at the session. Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev congratulated the ratification via Twitter. “Our dear friends, Greece, are the first country to ratify the NATO Protocol. We ...

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Greek Committee endorses Law on NATO Protocol for Macedonia

The Standing Committee on National Defence and Foreign Affairs of the Greek Parliament concluded the 5-hour session on Thursday by endosing the Law on Ratification of the Protocol for Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia to NATO. The draft law of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs was submitted to the Greek Parliament on Wednesday. It was signed by ...

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PM Zaev meets Bulgarian Counterpart Borisov in Sofia

The PM Zoran Zaev paid an official visit to Bulgaria on Monday, where he met his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov. The PMs had a meeting where they discussed several possibilities for cooperation between Macedonia and Bulgaria in different fields, and they surmised it all at a mutual press conference. Zaev thanked Borisov for the Bulgarian support in the integration of ...

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Bulgaria approves Protocol for Accession of Macedonia in NATO

Bulgaria is the first country that approved the Protocol for accession of Macedonia in NATO. Citing sources from within the Bulgarian government, several Bulgarian media report that the council of ministers of the Bulgarian government has notified the Bulgarian Ambassador to NATO to sign the Protocol, which will later be delivered to the parliaments of all NATO member-states for ratification. ...

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PMs Zaev and Tsipras officially nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2019

The Government of Macedonia announced on Monday that the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Tunisian businesswoman Wided Bouchamaoui notified Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev via letter that he and Greek PM Alexis Tsipras are officially nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019. “In this process and a brave visionary action which solidify the dialogue, the trust and the basis for ...

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Greek Parliament ratifies Prespa Agreement

With 153 votes in favour, 146 against and 1 abstaining from voting, the Parliament of Greece officially adopted and ratified on Friday the Prespa Agreement, which puts an end to the 27-year long dispute between Greece and Macedonia over the name of the latter. “Today we all mark the birth of the Republic of North Macedonia, which will be a ...

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Vote on Prespa Agreement adoption in Greek Parliament postponed for Friday

The Greek Parliament Speaker’s office informed that the vote on the ratification of the Prespa Agreement has been postponed for Friday. The delay aims to accommodate the large number of lawmakers who want to speak during the debate. The vote had been scheduled to take place late Thursday night, but the office said there would not have been enough time ...

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