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With their governments now on speaking terms, North Macedonia and Greece have promised to slash roaming charges for traveling cellphone users.
Digital policy ministers from the two countries on Tuesday said the measure, due to take effect before the summer, results from a landmark agreement between the neighboring countries that is ending a decades-old dispute.
The speaker of Macedonia's parliament on Friday set April 21 as the date for presidential elections, reported Reuters.
"I'm convinced that all involved in the electoral process will give their contribution so the elections can be conducted in a fair and democratic atmosphere," Talat Xhaferi said after announcing the date.
But he added that this would be exceptionally difficult.
VVucic poke for the US agency during the Munich Security Conference, to say that task will be harder than the Greece-Macedonia deal, and will first have to see cancellation of Pristina's taxes on Serbian goods increased by 100 percent, and a free flow of people and goods.
Macedonian Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi will attend the vote in the Bulgarian National Assembly on his country's NATO Accession Protocol, reported the Bulgarian National Television.
On 15 February, the Parliamentary Defense Committee approved the Protocol. Voting is expected to take place on Wednesday - 20 February.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras suggested he will proceed with a mini government reshuffle in the coming days to fill up the positions of deputy ministers who are expected to, or have already resigned, based on remarks he made at a meeting of ruling SYRIZA's political secretariat on Thursday.
The announcement may be made on Friday.