On NATO's request, North Macedonia will take part; Croatia: We will withdraw soldiers

North Macedonia is in favor of a diplomatic solution to the dispute between Russia and Ukraine, but there is a possibility that it will get involved in a possible conflict, if NATO asks for something like that, said the Minister of Defense, Slavjanka Petrovska.
Such a move would be possible only with the consent of the President of North Macedonia, Stevo Pendarovski.

Severe weather front “Elpis”: Extreme cold and snow – All the details

The severe weather front "Elpis" is in progress and in the next few hours it is expected to bring rain, bitter cold and heavy snowfall all over the country.

According to the latest forecast models, local and temporary snowfalls are expected even in the lowlands, with a significant drop in temperature and frost in most parts of the country.

The EC welcomes the Dialogue between the Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and North Macedonia

The Prime Minister of North Macedonia Dimitar Kovachevski and the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen talked on the phone yesterday, and among the topics discussed was the visit of Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov to Skopje this week, MIA reported, citing a government press release.

Study: Bulgarians with a Firmer Stance on Relations with North Macedonia this Year

Over 70% of Bulgarians consider settling Skopje's relations with Sofia a priority, rather than Skopje's path to the European Union. Fluctuations in this regard have subsided within a year and the structure of opinions shows an almost automatic picture. The youngest and different minority groups are a little more distant from the topic.

Frontex Denies ‘Expelling’ Migrant Watchdog Team from Greek Border

Frontex told BIRN that all due procedures were followed, after the Italy-based Association for Legal Studies on Immigration, ASGI, claimed the EU border agency and Greek police on November 6 intercepted a team of four ASGI legal experts near the border village of Idomeni in Greece and forced them back to North Macedonia,

Balkan Countries Unfazed by Belarus’s Import Ban

Albania, Montenegro and North Macedonia are not likely to be affected economically by a ban on food imports imposed by Belarus, which starts on January 1.

Although not part of the EU, they have joined recent increased EU and Western sanctions on Belarus, imposed over the migrant crisis at the Polish border, for which Minsk is blamed.

North Macedonia Deal to Revisit Ethnically Charged Cases Questioned

The issue of several ethnically charged court cases that has dogged multi-ethnic North Macedonia for years reemerged on Sunday, when the Prime Minister and Social Democratic leader, Zoran Zaev, signed a coalition deal with a small ethnic Albanian party to boost the government's slim majority.