Tag Archives: Prime Minister

Russian Embassy Assesses Zaev Statement as Irresponsible

The Skopje-based Russian Embassy said Monday the statement of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev that Russian businessmen stoked fans ‘Komiti’ to protest is politically irresponsible. “The statement puts into question the sincerity of the commitment by the Macedonian government to build good relations with Russia. We regretfully note that the russo-phobia is increasingly becoming a tool in foreign and domestic policy,” ...

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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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Government Organises Celebration of NATO Invitation across Macedonia

Under the slogan “Moving Ahead, Macedonia in the EU and NATO”, Macedonia on Saturday celebrated getting the invitation for talks to join NATO. The celebration, organized by the government in 15 cities across the country, including the capital Skopje, featured concerts by 40 Macedonian music artists, including rock and pop bands, pop singers, hip-hop performers, DJs, etc. “Macedonia has a ...

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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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NATO Sec Gen Officially Hands Over Membership Invitation to PM Zaev

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday at an official ceremony handed over to Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev the invitation for launching negotiations with NATO after it was approved by the NATO allies at Wednesday’s summit in Brussels.  “This has been a crucial breakthrough, which has opened the path to become a full member of NATO. Detailed accession talks ...

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PM Zaev Invites Citizens for Celebration of NATO Membership

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has invited citizens to join a celebration of the NATO membership invitation this Saturday. “We have received the invitation to become an ally to the most powerful alliance in the world. This is an invitation for full-fledged membership in the biggest alliance for peace and security on the international stage. We have achieved our common strategic ...

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PM Zaev Addresses Conference ‘NATO Engages’

I am certain that majority of the citizens of Macedonia will cast a positive vote at the forthcoming referendum on the name deal with Greece, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Wednesday in Brussels at the conference ‘NATO Engages – The Brussels Summit Dialogue’. Wednesday, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced the decision for Macedonia to start the accession talks, which ...

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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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Robertson: Country’s Progress Owes to Courageous Leadership and Reforms

Macedonia’s progress would not be possible without the courageous leadership and the successful reforms, said members of the Ohrid Group, friends and supporters of Macedonia, led by Sir George Robertson, at Tuesday’s meeting with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev at the sidelines of the EU-Western Balkans Summit in London. Former NATO Secretary General Robertson said members of the Ohrid Group endorsed ...

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