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North Macedonia's small Jewish community on Tuesday condemned the decision by an association of Bulgarians in Ohrid, North Macedonia to name itself after King, or Tsar, Boris III of Bulgaria - the wartime monarch under whom Bulgaria joined the Nazi-led Axis in World War II and occupied much of today's North Macedonia.
The Ministry of Economy will unblock arms exports for BGN 1 billion (EUR 510,648,536). This was announced by the caretaker minister, Nikola Stoyanov, at a press conference.
According to him, the arms industry is currently "on its knees" due to delays in export approvals. The previous minister, Kornelia Ninova, did not convene a committee to approve eligible export requests.
Four hundred and eleven new cases of coronavirus infection were registered in the last 24 hours, 67.40% of them were not vaccinated, according to the data published in the Unified Information Portal.
The dead for the last day are 4, none of whom were vaccinated. This brings the total number of victims to 37,435 since the start of the pandemic.
The new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours are 663, it became clear from the new data published in the Unified Information Portal.
2,373 tests were performed, which means that the share of positive results is 27.9 percent.
Two patients with confirmed coronavirus infection have died.
Workers at the construction site of the interconnected IGB gas transmission pipeline, starting at Komotini, Greece and ending at Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, March 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE/DIMITRIS TOSIDIS.
Issues have arisen over the certification of the project, which prompted interim Energy Minister Rosen Hristov, who is yet to publicly comment on the matter, to block the process.