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Head of State: We Need a Global Consensus Against Corruption

The fight against corruption and extremism is at the forefront.

Security, defense money and the need for a global stance against corruption are key topics in President Rumen Radev's speech at the UN Sustainable Development Forum.

New Greek PM Pledges to Respect Macedonia Deal

At his first meeting with his Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev in New York, the new Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, said he would never have signed the historic 2018 deal with Macedonia - but would honour it nevertheless.

Cyprus, North Macedonia pledge closer ties

The development of bilateral relations between Cyprus and North Macedonia was the focus of a meeting between Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and North Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday.

Mitsotakis to Zaev: I would never have signed the Prespes deal

In his first meeting with North Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev since being elected, Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he would have not have signed the Prespes accord if he had been in power in 2018 when the deal was inked, according to government sources cited by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency Tuesday.

Mitsotakis to Zaev: I would not have signed the Prespes deal

In his first meeting with North Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev since being elected, Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he would not have signed the Prespes accord if he had been in power in 2018 when the deal was inked, according to government sources cited by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency Tuesday.

Greek PM to address East Med concerns, investments in talks with US president

Rising tension with Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean and the new Greek government's efforts to attract more foreign investments are expected to top the agenda of talks between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Change Summit in New York.

Serbian Opposition Sceptical of European Mediation Offer

The Alliance, which comprises a number of centrist, conservative and right-wing parties, indicated it would not go back on a decision confirmed on September 16 to boycott the election.

"Their efforts come too late," Marinika Tepic, deputy leader of the Party of Liberty and Justice, SSP, a member of the Alliance, told BIRN. "This is our final decision."

Munter invites Vucic to Berlin, Merkel calls for the meeting in New York

"I had the privilege of speaking with President Vucic, we discussed the situation in the region in the context of the Berlin Dialogue sponsored by the East-West Institute in December. Many leaders will come and talk about long-standing solutions for the region," Munter said last night for Tanjug.

On the V4 - WB Summit in Prague, Brnabic greeted with a bouquet, Pristina absent

Apart from the Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, as a host of the event, the lunch is attended by the prime ministers of Hungary Victor Orban, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki, Prime Minister of Slovakia Peter Pelegrini, as well as prime ministers of Western Balkans, among others, Albanian PM Edi Rama, Montenegrin PM Dusko Markovic, and Prime Minister of Northern Macedonia, Zoran Zaev.

Intensive Traffic at Borders with Romania, Turkey, Greece and Serbia

Border traffic with Romania, Turkey, Greece and Serbia is intensive, Border Police DG reports.

At the border with the Republic of Serbia, traffic is intensive at the exit for passenger cars.

At the border with Greece, traffic is intensive at the Kulata border checkpoint at the exit for cars and trucks, and at Makaza border checkpoint at the exit for cars.

Northern Macedonia Expects to Receive a Start Date For Talks with the EU

Northern Macedonia expects to receive a start date for talks with the European Union in October, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov said.

For Reuters, he explained that this step is important so as not to discourage Balkan governments wishing to reform or young people who are otherwise seeking a "European way of life" elsewhere.

US ‘Marijuana Don’ Startles North Macedonia with Visit

Legal marijuana mogul Mike Straumietis, also known by his Instagram nicknames Big Mike and the Marijuana Don, posted photos on Wednesday of his meetings with North Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, Health Minister Venko Filipce and the mayor of Skopje's Centar municipality, Sasa Bogdanovic.

MPs to Decide Fate of North Macedonia’s Special Prosecution

Parliament on Tuesday begins a debate on the need for a new law governing the work of the country's prosecution that will be key to defining the future status of the Special Prosecution, SJO, which targets high-level corruption.

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