News archive of July 2018

FYROM parliament to vote on referendum on name deal

Lawmakers in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) will vote on a government's proposal setting down details for a referendum over a deal with neighboring Greece to change the country's name to Republic of North Macedonia.

The Body of a Fisherman was Found in Struma River

A fisherman's body was found in Struma river near the village of Cherniche. A signal was filed at 10.30 am, Yordanka Sharkova, spokeswoman for the Ministry of Interior, Blagoevgrad, told BTA.

Together with another man they were on night fishing.

The drowned man is from Dupnitsa.
On-site investigations are carried out to clarify the causes of the incident.

Russia, Iran, Turkey Set To Meet In Sochi For Syria Discussions

Russia, Iran, and Turkey, co-sponsors of Syrian peace talks held periodically in Kazakhstan, will meet on July 30-31 in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi to discuss issues related to the seven-year-long civil war.

Russian Bomber Intercepted by UK Aircraft Launched from MK Base, Black Sea

Two UK RAF (Royal Air Force) Typhoon fighter jets have been launched today from the "Mihail Kogălniceanu" (MK) Air Base near Constanța (Black Sea) in response to a suspect Russian airplane above the Black Sea that came close to the NATO airspace.

Black Sea Port of Constanţa hosts Allied Military Ships

Romanian Naval Forces will host military ships of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) that will stay in the Constanţa Military Harbor during 28-31 July.