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FM Dimitrov Interview with Al Jazeera Balkans

In an interview with Al Jazeera Balkans, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov said that the referendum will be successful and that the citizens will approve the agreement reached with Greece. “If there is just one vote more which is against, we are absolutely ready to raise our hands and say this is not the right path. Before big historical dilemmas, citizens ...

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PM Zaev Meets Outgoing Australian Ambassador Feeney

Opportunities for enhancement of bilateral cooperation, especially in the field of investments and economy, were in the focus of Monday’s farewell meeting between Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Australian Ambassador Julia Feeney.  Ambassador Feeney expressed support for Macedonia’s integration processes, which open the opportunities for a better life of country’s citizens, the Government said in a press release. Interlocutors also ...

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Greek PM Wishes for Successful Name Process

The neighboring country should first meet its obligations arising from the agreement and then, in January or February, we will hold talks with our coalition partner in order to move the process forward, said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in reference to the opposite stance with junior coalition partner Panos Kammenos over the name deal. “Now we are waiting to ...

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Screening Process to Start Next Week

The 14th meeting of EU-Macedonia Stabilisation and Association Council, chaired by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, was held Friday in Brussels. The meeting was also attended by Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn as the European Commission representative, while Macedonia’s delegation, led by Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov, also included the Vice-Premier for European Affairs, Bujar Osmani. ...

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FM Dimitrov Partakes in Meeting of Global Coalition against Terrorism

Thursday FM Nikola Dimitrov partook in a meeting of member states of the US-led Global Coalition for combating terrorism and the Islamic State, within the second working day of the NATO Summit at the invitation of NATO Chief Stoltenberg and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “On this occasion Minister Dimitrov, presenting the national activities for tackling threats from terrorism and ...

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FM Dimitrov Meets US State Department Counterterrorism Coordinator

Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov, who is a member of the Macedonian government delegation at the NATO Summit in Brussels, led by PM Zoran Zaev, held Wednesday bilateral talks with Nathan Sales, the US State Department’s Coordinator for Counterterrorism. The two interlocutors discussed international activities and the support of Macedonia to the global coalition for the fight against terrorism, the Foreign ...

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PM Zaev Addresses Panel at London Summit

The Skopje-Athens name, strategic partnership deal is the best contribution to new models of behavior for establishing friendships, relations between politicians and states, Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Tuesday at the panel ‘Foreign Policy, Bilateral Disputes and Legacy Issues’, being held within the Western Balkan Summit in London. This deal put an end to long-standing differences that burdened the ...

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FM Dimitrov Addresses Debate within London Summit

We deserve a clear decision for the start of accession talks, but politics is an art of the possible and we will invest maximum efforts to move forward, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov told debate “Beyond Berlin: What Does the Next Decade Hold for the Western Balkans” within the EU-Western Balkans Summit in London on Tuesday. “EU citizens must understand that ...

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FM Dimitrov Addresses EU – Western Balkans Summit in London

Addressing the Western Balkans Summit in London Macedonian FM Nikola Dimitrov underlined Macedonia’ main objective is not formal membership to the EU, but becoming a country with European values. He added that regarding the rule of law reforms more time will be required. “If we wish to have functional European democracy in our countries we need strong institutions and this ...

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FM Dimitrov addresses Liberals and Democrats meeting in European Parliament

Тhe Minister of Foreign Affairs of Macedonia Nikola Dimitrov is in an official visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, where he addressed a meeting of the Group of European Liberals and Democrats. “In time of numerous crises around Europe, we managed to establish friendly relations with two of our neighbouring countries, which only few months ago disputed our ...

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