Macedonia

Ministers of Foreign Affairs Descend on Washington, DCPhoto: Atlantic Council

Ministers of Foreign Affairs Descend on Washington, DC

While Balkan Prime Ministers are in Budapest, the Atlantic Council’s event on Wednesday, A Coming Storm? Shaping a Balkan Future in an Era of Uncertainty will see Balkan Foreign Ministers descend on Washington, D.C. for the one day event. The following Ministers of Foreign Affairs are confirmed and […]

Biggest Winner at 16 +1 Central and Eastern European Summit is…..China, of coursePhoto: Lonely Planet

Biggest Winner at 16 +1 Central and Eastern European Summit is…..China, of course

Bosnia – Chairman of the Council of Ministers Denis Zvizdic is in attendance. What was done? Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Mine and Thermal Power plant in Kamengrad, Sanski Most worth around capital of around 500 million euros ($595 million) with China Energy Group. Read more […]

Macedonian Orthodox Church Finds “Mother” in BulgariaPhoto: Journey Macedonia

Macedonian Orthodox Church Finds “Mother” in Bulgaria

“The Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church – the Bulgarian Patriarchate accepted the request to be the mother church of the Macedonian Orthodox Church (MOA) and to represent it in front of the local Orthodox churches. The Synod of Bulgarian Orthodox Church (BOC) at today’s sitting reviewed the […]

Government Optimistic Over Name Talks…Thessaloniki Mayor Provides SuggestionsPhoto: European Western Balkans

Government Optimistic Over Name Talks…Thessaloniki Mayor Provides Suggestions

Bujar Osmani, Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs, has said that Macedonia will work with Matthew Nimetz, United Nations Special Representative for the name issue, to come up with the best solution in this “historic moment.” Mayor of Thessaloniki Yiannis Boutaris has provided suggestions for “new” names for the Republic […]

Macedonia WEEKEND RECAP: US – Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial Meeting to Be Held in Ohrid; Macedonia and Bulgaria Pushing Region Forward; Entering “Name Negotiations” Fearless…. Without Aleksander the Great Statues?;

Macedonia WEEKEND RECAP: US – Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial Meeting to Be Held in Ohrid; Macedonia and Bulgaria Pushing Region Forward; Entering “Name Negotiations” Fearless…. Without Aleksander the Great Statues?;

“Macedonia will host the forthcoming US – Adriatic Charter Defence Ministerial meeting, which will be held on December 1, 2017 in Ohrid. Some of the key speakers of the event will be the Minister of Defence of Macedonia, Radmila Sekerinska, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, the US Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Laura […]

Western Balkan MPs in Brussels – We ARE Europe!Photo: European Union

Western Balkan MPs in Brussels – We ARE Europe!

“The Committee on Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament (AFET) had the Interparliamentary Committee Meeting with representatives from the National Parliaments of the Western Balkans today, where they have discussed the perspectives of EU integration and the accession process of the Western Balkans. The meeting was chaired by David […]

Recap – Zaev’s Busy Day in BelgradePhoto: B92

Recap – Zaev’s Busy Day in Belgrade

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev arrived in Belgrade today for an official visit to the Republic of Serbia. He met with President Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, and Vuk Jeremic, and the National Council of Macedonians in Serbia on Monday. The meetings with Vucic, Brnabic, and Jeremic stressed […]

Albanian Language in Macedonia…Not so fast

“The chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on European Affairs, Artan Grubi, postponed tomorrow’s committee session, where they were meant to discuss the draft law on the use of languages ​​at the second reading, said the Commission. The postponement of the session comes a day after EU Commissioner for […]

Macedonian Orthodox Church Looks for Home in Bulgarian PatriarchyPhoto: Journey Macedonia

Macedonian Orthodox Church Looks for Home in Bulgarian Patriarchy

“The Holy Synod of the Macedonian Orthodox Church-Ohrid Archbishopric (MOC-OA) has asked in a letter the Bulgarian Orthodox Church (BOC) to be its mother church if it recognizes the MOC-OA autocephaly, MIA reports. The letter was sent after MOC-OA’s Synod session on November 9. ‘The Macedonian Orthodox Church-Ohrid […]

Albania to Support Macedonia in NATO bid, Joint EU futurePhoto: Republika

Albania to Support Macedonia in NATO bid, Joint EU future

“The common future of the European Union, aiding Macedonia’s NATO membership process, and increased cooperation were the topics on the table between Albanian President Ilir Meta and host Gjorge Ivanov in the first official visit for the head of state. ‘Relations between neighbors are sometimes simpler than we […]