Macedonia

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Zaev: Government Reconstruction Done by April; Deutsche Welle: Germany silent after CIA victim al-Masri receives Macedonian apology; Opposition Aims for No-Confidence Motion This WeekPhoto: BalkanEU.com

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Zaev: Government Reconstruction Done by April; Deutsche Welle: Germany silent after CIA victim al-Masri receives Macedonian apology; Opposition Aims for No-Confidence Motion This Week

“The reconstruction of the Government is expected to be completed by the end of April, announced Prime Minister Zoran Zaev today in Štip. When asked if the ministerial post of justice would remain in the hands of DUI personnel, Zaev responded that the negotiations on the issue are […]

WaPo: Macedonia Apologizes to German Snatched for CIAexploringmacedonia.com

WaPo: Macedonia Apologizes to German Snatched for CIA

“Macedonia has formally apologized to a German citizen who was unlawfully seized, tortured, and handed over to United States authorities 14 years ago as part of the CIA’s secret rendition program. The Macedonian Foreign Ministry confirmed to The Associated Press Wednesday that it had made a formal apology […]

US Amb. to Macedonia: There is Real Opportunity for Macedonia to Join NATO

US Amb. to Macedonia: There is Real Opportunity for Macedonia to Join NATO

“There is a real opportunity for Macedonia to join NATO soon as there is big difference when talking about the country today compared to the past, US Ambassador Jess Baily said today at the debate “NATO and you” organized by the Ministry of Defense, the Euro-Atlantic Council of […]

Dimitrov and Kotzias to Meet in Ohrid on April 12Photo: AP

Dimitrov and Kotzias to Meet in Ohrid on April 12

“The Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Macedonia and Greece, Nikola Dimitrov and Nikos Kotzias, will meet in Ohrid on April 12. Kodzias will travel to Ohrid from Belgrade, and will also visit Pristina before, reader.gr reported. This will be the third meeting of Nikola Dimitrov and Nikos Kotzias […]

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev (L) and Prime Minister of Slovenia Miro Cerar (R) inspect the guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony in front of the Government Building in Skopje on April 3, 2018. 
Miro Cerar is on a two day official visit to Macedonia. / AFP PHOTO / Robert ATANASOVSKIPhoto: AFP

Slovenia PM Cerar in Skopje, Will Continue to Support Euro-Atlantic Integration

“Today’s official visit of the Prime Minister of Slovenia  Miro Cerar in Macedonia deepens the traditionally good relations between the two countries, which shared decades of common destiny in Yugoslavia. After the visit of Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to Ljubljana in November last year, Cerar is launching […]

Zaev Expects China and Russia to Back NATO and EU MembershipPhoto: BalkanEU.com

Zaev Expects China and Russia to Back NATO and EU Membership

“China and Russia will back Macedonia for NATO membership – these are the expectations of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, despite strained relations of the countries after the expulsion of the Russian diplomat. Macedonia has no other alternative than the West, and the steps for solidarity prove the country’s strong […]

Macedonian and Greek FMs Update Political Parties on Name NegotiationsPhoto: AP

Macedonian and Greek FMs Update Political Parties on Name Negotiations

“The heads of diplomats of Macedonia and Greece, Nikola Dimitrov and Nikos Kotzias, separately decided to brief prime ministers and political party leaders on the outcome of the meetings in Vienna with Nimetz. Although Dimitrov was originally expected to do that for leadership in Skopje, he decided individual working […]

Slovene PM Travels to Macedonia to Talk EU and NATOPhoto: Vlada.si

Slovene PM Travels to Macedonia to Talk EU and NATO

“PM Miro Cerar will pay an official visit to Macedonia on Tuesday and Wednesday in what his office said was an affirmation of the good and friendly relations. Bilateral ties and Macedonia’s EU and NATO aspirations will be in the focus of talks.” (STA)