Skopje's Diplomatic Tangle: Blinken and Gabriel Depart as Lavrov Arrives

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken left the Macedonian capital late last night, an hour before the arrival of Russia's No. 1 diplomat, Sergey Lavrov. Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariya Gabriel also left Skopje on Wednesday evening to avoid attending today's OSCE meeting, which is also attended by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

Bulgarian Skies Bar Lavrov's Plane, Accusations of 'Malice' by Russia's Spokeswoman

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived last night in the capital of North Macedonia, Skopje, for the meeting of his colleagues from the countries of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), as his plane bypassed Bulgaria.

Chiren Gas Storage and More: North Macedonia's Energy Collaboration with Bulgaria

North Macedonia expresses keen interest in reinforcing energy collaborations with Bulgaria, aiming for joint projects and synchronized legislation alignment with the European Union. Agneza Rusi Popovska, the country's ambassador to Skopje, highlighted this aspiration during a pivotal meeting with Energy Minister Rumen Radev in Sofia.

Dacic meets with Peach

BELGRADE - Serbian First Deputy PM and FM Ivica Dacic met with the UK's special Western Balkans envoy Stuart Peach in Belgrade on Friday.

Dacic and Peach exchanged views on the situation in Kosovo-Metohija and the state of affairs in the region.

Peach said his country provided full support to the Kfor mission in line with UNSCR 1244.

Vucic to meet with Stoltenberg Tuesday

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic will meet with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Belgrade on Tuesday, the presidential press office has announced.

They will meet at the General Secretariat of the President of the Republic at 9.30 am.

Vucic and Stoltenberg will then hold a joint press conference at 9.50 am.