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Dimitrov attends Conference in Athens, discusses Prespa Agreement

The Prespa Agreement, the bilateral relations between Macedonia and Greece, and Macedonia’s integration in the EU were one of the main topics discussed at the “Europe: Leaving the indecisiveness behind”, a conference organised by The Economist, which was attended by Macedonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov. Speaking about the Macedonian-Greek relations, Dimitrov pointed out that both countries should be ...

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SPO Prosecutors distance Themselves from Katica Janeva

The team of the Special Public Prosecution (SPO) held a press conference on Tuesday, following the resignation of the Head of SPO Katica Janeva, as well as the reports in several media of her possible involvement in the “Racket” case in which 1TV owner Bojan Jovanovski and businessman Zoran Mileski ended up in detention for racketeering activities that brought them ...

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Head of SPO Katica Janeva resigns

The Head Prosecutor of the Special Public Prosecution (SPO) Katica Janeva announced on Monday that she is officially resigning from her position as head of SPO. In the press release SPO shared on their web site, Janeva says that her resignation will enter into force once the political parties in the Parliament of Macedonia reach an agreement over the new ...

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US Ambassador Byrnes meets Macedonian State Officials

The newly appointed US Ambassador to Macedonia Kate Mary Byrnes surrendered her letters of credence on Friday to the President of Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski. “I can hardly wait to witness the integration of your country in NATO as the Alliance’s 30th member-state. We are about to become allies, and our bilateral relations are about to become stronger than before. I ...

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PM Zaev speaks to Russian Ambassador Bazdnikin over Prank Call Incident

The PM Zoran Zaev met on Thursday the Russian Ambassador to Macedonia Sergey Bazdnikin. The main topic of discussion between Zaev and Bazdnikin was the recent revelation of a recording in which two Russian pranksters deceived Zaev on the phone, making him think he is talking with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. In the recording, Zaev accuses Russia of obstructing Macedonia’s ...

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Zaev: Sometimes I was calling the Pranksters, believing it is Poroshenko

The PM Zoran Zaev revealed that in the communication with the Russian pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov there were times when he was calling them and exchanged with them photographs of events from Macedonia and Ukraine. On Monday, it was revealed that Zaev has been a target of a prank of Kuznetsov and Stolyarov, who tricked him into believing ...

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Zaev: I am Victim of Anti-Western Propaganda

The PM Zoran Zaev held a press conference on Tuesday in relation to the recently published recording of a phone conversation between him and Russian pranksters Vladimir Kuzentsov and Alexey Stolarov. In the recording, one of the pranksters presents himself to Zaev as the former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The recording provoked a great deal of reactions by the Macedonian ...

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PM Zaev congratulates Mitsotakis on becoming Greek PM

The Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev spoke on the phone with Kyriakos Mitsotakis, after he won the parliamentary election in Greece and officially assumed the office of Prime Minister of Greece. “We jointly voiced hope for continuing the cooperation between North Macedonia and Greece, looking forward to our first meeting as prime ministers. I reaffirmed that Greece is our strategic partner ...

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Zaev: Enlargement can be done parallel with Internal Reforms in EU

The PM Zoran Zaev attended on Friday a business breakfast at the Summit of West Balkans Heads of States in Poznan, Poland. During the breakfast, Zaev referred the topic of the integration of Macedonia in the EU, saying that the processes for implementation of reforms within the EU can be executed parallel with the membership negotiations between the EU and ...

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Dimitrov: EU Integration of Western Balkan is completion, not Enlargement

At a press-conference in Poznan, where the 2019 Western Balkans Summit is taking place, FM Nikola Dimitrov said on Thursday that EU integration of the Western Balkans represented completion, not enlargement. At the joint press-conference with his counterparts from several countries, the pledge of those countries for a start of negotiations for Macedonia and Albania was once again confirmed. German ...

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