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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.
At the request of Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva, the ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Bulgaria will be called on Monday at the Foreign Ministry. The reason is the comment of the Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic in the words of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in Poznan.
,,Bulgaria and northern Macedonia are likely to receive a joint presidency of the Berlin process next year'', Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva confirmed at the Poznań summit.
Zaharieva reminded that our country is not formally part of the Berlin process since the initiative in 2014 by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva participated in a meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Berlin Process. The initiative was launched in August 2014.
Participants in the process are the countries of the Western Balkans and EU Member States, including Bulgaria.
EU postpones decision to start accession talks with Albania and northern Macedonia mid-month, writes NOVA TV.
,,Germany firmly stands behind the European perspective for the Western Balkans and supports the countries in the region in their reform efforts.'' This was announced by the German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet.