Macedonia

Skopje to Sarajevo in Less Than an Hour?MIA/SlobodnaEvropa

Skopje to Sarajevo in Less Than an Hour?

“Chairman of the Council of Ministers of BiH Denis Zvizdic met with the Prime Minister of Macedonia Zoran Zaev in Skopje and they discussed the topics of regional co-operation, linking of roads and the establishment of direct flights between Sarajevo and Skopje. Zvizdic thanked PM Zaev for the invitation […]

Summit 100 Wraps UpFacebook / Summit 100

Summit 100 Wraps Up

The Summit 100 forum of business leaders and politicians from Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, and Croatia  has concluded today. Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev held a press conference with Prime Ministers of Albania and Montenegro, Edi Rama and Duško Marković, and the Chairman of […]

MoU Signed on Cooperation and Competitiveness Signed at Summit100Facebook / Summit 100

MoU Signed on Cooperation and Competitiveness Signed at Summit100

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed at the Summit100 conference in Skopje on business cooperation and the promotion of competitiveness in the Western Balkan states. Republika reports that, “The regional platform Summit100 and the Western Balkans Chambers Investment Forum (WB6CIF) signed a memorandum of cooperation thus committing […]

Political & Business Leaders Descend on SkopjeFacebook / Summit 100

Political & Business Leaders Descend on Skopje

Political and business leaders are descending on Skopje for the Summit 100 conference which gathers the 100 most eminent business leaders from Southeastern Europe. The invitation only conference will be attended by Prime Ministers of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, of Montenegro, Duško Marković, of Albania, Edi Rama, possibly of Kosovo, […]

Montenegrin PM Supports Macedonian Accession to NATO

Montenegrin PM Supports Macedonian Accession to NATO

Montenegrin Prime Minister Duško Marković was in the Macedonian capital today where he met with his Macedonian counterpart, Zoran Zaev. The two discussed bilateral cooperation and support for Macedonia’s ascension into the alliance. Marković is in Skopje to attend Summit 100 where business leaders and heads of states from Albania, […]

Macedonian Local Election Madness

Macedonian Local Election Madness

Local Macedonian elections took place today throughout the country. Current Prime Minister and leader of the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM), Zoran Zaev, has claimed that, “Today is a great day for democracy and freedom in Macedonia.” His  party has claimed victory in forty municipal elections today […]

Final Rallies Before Local Elections in Macedonia

Final Rallies Before Local Elections in Macedonia

“Final rallies and meetings are taking place with citizens of parties and candidates for mayors and councilors before election silence at midnight. The coalition “Life in Macedonia” led by SDSM will hold rallies in Struga and Ohrid. They previously held meetings with residents of Debarca and Vevcani. The […]

US Embassy Statement on Local Elections in Macedonia

US Embassy Statement on Local Elections in Macedonia

The US Embassy in Macedonia has released a statement today about the local elections in Macedonia on October 15. The US Embassy stated, “The upcoming October 15 local elections are important for Macedonia’s future as a prosperous, stable democracy fully integrated in Euro-Atlantic institutions.  We encourage all citizens […]

Macedonia Marks Uprising Day Against Fascism

Macedonia Marks Uprising Day Against Fascism

Macedonia celebrates the 76th anniversary of the Uprising of the Macedonian people against fascism. The uprising originated in central Macedonian town of Prilep and Kumanovo, a mere 9 miles from the Serbian border. The public holiday is marked by ceremonies across Macedonia where politicians, and citizens alike, lay […]

Zaev Vigorously Campaigns in Advance of Local Elections

Newly Elected Prime Minister of Macedonia Zoran Zaev returns to the campaign trail in advance of the October 15th local elections. On rally stages, he is predicting Macedonia will soon be the 30th member of NATO. He is also drawing applause boasting about selling off Mercedes bought by […]