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Bulgaria’s President: Apparently it will take Time until North Macedonia Stands among the Democratic States

"Apparently, it will take time for North Macedonia to stand among democratic states. The leadership of North Macedonia must convince its citizens that it is building a democratic state in which there are no shootings and burning of Bulgarian clubs, in which Bulgarians are not subjected to systematic harassment, physical violence and staged trials."

Tsipras insists on showdown with PM 

The president of SYRIZA - Progressive Alliance, Alexis Tsipras, addressed a new invitation on Saturday to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for a televised debate between the two men.

"Exert pressure on Serbia"

He stated that his country, as the chairman of the OSCE, is ready to implement parts of the agreement between the so-called of Kosovo and Serbia achieved in Ohrid, but only with the consent of both parties. When asked what his position is on the formation of the Community of Serbian Municipalities, he said that North Macedonia has an equal relationship with both sides, reports Telma.

North Macedonia Archaeologists Halt Controversial Highway Legislation

After a protest by archaeologists in Skopje on Monday, MPs shelved a controversial legal change that would have bypassed any state decision-making over any archaeological finds along the routes of new highways that are due to be built.

Outrage Grows Over North Macedonia’s Fast-Tracked Highway Projects

Archaeologists are set to protest in front of parliament in Skopje on Monday over a proposed legal change that would bypass any state decision-making over any archaeological finds made during construction work on a set of highways to be built by the Turkish-US giant Bechtel-ENKA.

Serbia: 9 migrants found among aluminum rolls in truck

Serbia's customs authorities said Friday they discovered nine migrants hiding among aluminum rolls in a truck headed to Poland from Greece.

Customs officers on Serbia's border with North Macedonia spotted the migrants on Wednesday during a scan that showed human silhouettes in the back of the truck, a statement said.

Bulgaria Parliament’s Declaration Adds Tension With North Macedonia

Bulgaria's parliament on Thursday adopted a declaration condemning the recent attack on a Bulgarian activist in neighbouring North Macedonia, an alleged "anti-Bulgarian campaign" in the country and warning that this could derail Skopje's EU integration.

Escalation of tensions: There is a growing concern

"Recently, we have witnessed the escalation of tensions between North Macedonia and Bulgaria with regrettable incidents and provocations," he emphasized on the occasion of the meeting in Brussels with Bujar Osmani, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia."

Vucevic meets with North Macedonia's Petrovska

SKOPJE- Serbia is committed to develop friendly relations with North Macedonia and countries in the region in line with mutual interests at regional and global level, Serbian Defence Minister Milos Vucevic said during a conversation with North Macedonian counterpart Slavjanka Petrovska in Skopje on Friday.

Week in Review: Stuck in the Slow Lane

Will They, Won't They

North Macedonia's PM Dimitar Kovacevski (L) accompanied by ministers, leaves a press conference after announcing that his Government has accepted the so-called French proposal to resolve the dispute between North Macedonia and Bulgaria, July 16, 2022. Photo by EPA-EFE/GEORGI LICOVSKI

East Macedonia & Thrace development blueprint

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis presented the government's Eastern Macedonia & Thrace 2030 Development Program in the northern Greek city of Komotini on Friday, the premier's second stop on his day tour of the region after Xanthi.

Mitsotakis: No stepping back from construction of border fence

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has vowed he will not "step back from the protection of the [country's] borders and the safety of people living in border areas," during a speech at an event in the northeastern city of Komotini.

The premier was presenting the government's development plan for Eastern Macedonia and Thrace during a visit to the region.

Szijjarto: Hungary to help Serbia protect its southern border from illegal migrants

BUDAPEST - Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto said on Tuesday in Budapest around 270,000 illegal migrants had been stopped at the Serbia-Hungary border in 2022 and announced Hungary would help Serbia secure its southern border with North Macedonia from illegal migration.

Serbia in 58th place in Global Firepower rankings

BELGRADE - In the latest rankings published by the US-based Global Firepower website, Serbia is placed 58th out of 145 countries, ranking higher than any other country in the region in terms of military strength.

Compared to the previous rankings, Serbia has moved up from the 61st position.