Latest News from Macedonia

Pilot injured as small aircraft clashes near Grevena

One man was lightly injured on Thursday morning when the single engine Cessna he was piloting made an emergency landing at a rural road near the town of Grevena, western Macedonia.
The aircraft, which had taken off from Corfu and was heading to Thessaloniki, also had two passengers on board who emerged unharmed from the accident.

Cyprus to establish diplomatic relations with North Macedonia

Cyprus is set to establish formal diplomatic relations with North Macedonia.

The news was revealed during the Economist conference in Lagonisi, in southwestern Attica.

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides is expected to sign the agreement on the 29th of August at an EU Foreign Affairs Council summit in Finland.

Weather system Antinoos brings 3,500 bolts of lightning

Sweltering conditions are to be cooled by a weather system dubbed Antinoos which swept into Greece on Sunday afternoon, bringing widespread clouds, and is to last through Wednesday, according to meteorologists.

Serbian Politician: Bulgarian Intelligence Officers Hinder Agreement with Kosovo

A team of intelligence officers, including Bulgarians, is trying to block an agreement between Kosovo and Serbia and works against the interests of Belgrade. This is what Serbian parliamentary committee for Kosovo, Milovan Drecun, said in an interview with Serbian newspaper Kurir. According to him, the team is based in Skopje.

New Balkan Diplomatic Scandal Involving Bulgarian PM Borisov

North Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev announced he will take action and send a note to Bulgaria. The reason - words of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov. Speaking in his speech, he called President of the Republic of North Macedonia Stevo Pandarovski a "Northern Macedonian politician".

46 out 48 Projects Successfully Completed Within the Cooperation between Bulgaria and Macedonia

46 projects have been successfully completed in the past 2018 from the 48 project proposals financed under the first call for cooperation between Bulgaria and Macedonia, Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Petya Avramova said at the ceremony for the award of contracts for the cross-border cooperation programme between Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia, Focus News Agency

Red Code for Dangerous Weather in Halkidiki, Thassos and Kavala

In northern Greece, was declared a red code for very dangerous rainfalls in the regions of Central and Eastern Macedonia for the next 24 hours. The regions include the Halkidiki peninsula, the island of Thassos and the region of Kavala, where many Bulgarian citizens are staying.

The warning is about very dangerous rainfall and strong thunderstorms.

Government Approves Minutes of Meeting of Intergovernmental Commission between Bulgaria and North Macedonia

Bulgaria's Council of Ministers has approved the minutes of the first meeting of the joint intergovernmental commission between Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia held on 10 June in Sofia. The commission was established under Article 12 of the treaty of friendship between Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia, signed on 1 August 2017 in Skopje, said the government press office.

Pranked North Macedonia PM Defends His Gullibility

Zoran Zaev said on Tuesday that he sees no reason for resignation as a lengthy telephone conversation published last night on YouTube by the Russian pranksters reveals no state secrets, sensitive information or harms national interests in any other way.

North Macedonia PM congratulates Mitsotakis on election win

North Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has congratulated New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on his election victory.
"Congratulations for the election victory to the new PM of Greece," Zaev said in a tweet Monday. "I wish prosperity to Greece and to the Greek people. We hope to continue the cooperation between North Macedonia and Greece," he said.

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