Republic of Macedonia

Bulgaria Threatens to Block FYROM from EU and NATO over "Macedonian language" Comment

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and VMRO party leader Krassimir Karakachanov has threatened to block FYROM's path to the EU and NATO if its Prime Minister Zoran Zaev continues to claim the Prespa Agreement with Greece recognises a "Macedonian language", reports Greek City Times.

West meddles in Macedonia's internal affairs, says Moscow

They meddled in Macedonia's internal affairs, Russia believes.

"Despite the fact that leading politicians in the EU and NATO member-states openly urged Macedonian citizens to vote in favor, which, we believe is a totally unacceptable practice, all this ended in failure," Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.

What do EU officials say about Macedonia referendum?

The referendum question was, "Are you in favor of membership in the EU and NATO by accepting the agreement between the Republic of Macedonia and the Republic of Greece?"

In a joint statement on Monday, the two EU officials said that "an overwhelming majority of those who exercised their right to vote said yes to the Prespa agreement on the name issue and their European path."

'Yes' camp ahead in FYROM before deal referendum

According to an opinion poll carried out by the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC) in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 41.5 percent of FYROM's population plans to vote "yes" in the September 30 referendum on the agreement with Greece which sees the country's name changing to North Macedonia.

The Ratification of the Treaty with Macedonia Enters into Two Committees of the Bulgarian Parliament

Two parliamentary committees - the Foreign Policy Committee and the European Affairs and Oversight Committee of the European Funds - will review the ratification of the Treaty of friendship, good neighborliness and cooperation between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Macedonia on Wednesday 17 January.

Agreement with Bulgaria to be Signed on 1 August in Skopje

he Agreement for friendship, good neighborly relations, and cooperation between Republic of Macedonia and Republic of Bulgaria will be signed on the 1st of August at the Government of Republic of Macedonia, because on the 2nd of August there shall be many celebrations, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, when he was answering a question posted by a journalist during the press conference during whic

Macedonia Approved Draft Agreement on Friendship, Good Neighborliness and Cooperation with Bulgaria

Macedonian government has approved at today's meeting its draft agreement on friendship, good neighborliness and cooperation between the Republic of Macedonia and the Republic of Bulgaria, reported BGNES.

This was announced by the government's press service.

The government took a decision to urge Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to sign the treaty.