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President Pendarovski Has Audience with Pope Francis in Rome

President of Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski had an audience in Rome with the Head of the Roman Catholic Church and the Sovereign of the Vatican City State Pope Francis. Pendarovski, along with his Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev, paid an official visit to Rome, where the two presidents observed the Holiday dedicated to Ss. Cyril and Methodius. At the meeting, Pendarovski and ...

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Pendarovski: We Need to Re-Establish Trust for Resolving Issues with Bulgaria

President Stevo Pendarovski and his Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev departed on Wednesday for Rome where they will mutually observe the Day of Ss. Cyril and Methodius on behalf of official Skopje and Sofia. “Operatively the discussions between our countries are conducted on governmental level, and we are here to try to relax the environment for negotiations a bit. We need ...

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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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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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Varhelyi, Silva to Visit Skopje on Friday

The European Commission (EC) confirmed on Thursday that Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi and Portuguese Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Augusto Santos Silva will pay visit to Sofia and Skopje on Friday. Namely, Varhelyi and Silva will allegedly present a proposal for resolution of the bilateral dispute between official Sofia and Skopje, which has been the reason for delaying of ...

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MoFA Expel Russian Diplomat from Macedonia

The Macedonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has expelled from the country one diplomat from the Russian Embassy in Skopje. MFA confirmed this information, revealing that Russian Ambassador Sergey Bazdnikin has been called for consultations at MF on 14 May 2021 and was given a note stating that the diplomat in question is to leave the country in 7 days. ...

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Zaev: Mitsotakis Presented Ideas for Resolution of Skopje-Sofia Issues

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev revealed in an interview for MIA that his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis presented at their meeting in Athens several ideas for resolution of the current bilateral issues between official Skopje and Sofia. “I believe that we can find a solution for the problem with Bulgaria. Still, for that we need help from all our friends, and ...

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PM Zaev Participates in Discussion at Delphi Economic Forum in Greece

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev participated on Thursday in a panel discussion at the Delphi Economic Forum that took place in Athens, Greece. PM Zaev spoke about the benefits from the Prespa Agreement, as well as the current events in scope of the EU-integration of official Skopje. “With the Prespa Agreement we removed the final obstacle on our way to becoming ...

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Zaev: Time for EU to Fulfil Promises Towards Country

We do not want to wait any longer for start of the accession talks with EU, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said at a press conference after a meeting with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell in Brussels. “Since March 2020 we have a confirmation that our country has meet all necessary conditions to start the ...

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Borrell: North Macedonia and Albania Will Not Be Decoupled

EU High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell stated during the Meeting of EU Foreign Ministers that they reached an agreement that there are no intentions for decoupling of Macedonia and Albania in the EU accession process. “For the first time after 2 years, the Western Balkans will once more be prioritised at the ...

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