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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 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.
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.
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
Two Russian "pranksters" framed Prime Minister of Northern Macedonia Zoran Zaev with an interview, introducing themselves as a former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
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.
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.
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.