Euroactive: Bulgaria May Change Tactics Towards North Macedonia

Bulgaria is trying to change its tactics towards Skopje, after the country blocked Northern Macedonia's path to the European Union in December, and yesterday the Bulgarian Foreign Minister presented an Action Plan for Cooperation in Implementing the Good Neighbor Agreement to the country's Special Envoy for Bulgaria. , Vlado Buckovski, writes Brussels-based "Euractive".

Dendias to meet North Macedonia counterpart

Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias will meet with his North Macedonia counterpart Bujar Osmani in Athens on Thursday.

Talks are expected to focus on the western Balkan country's EU accession prospects, while strategies for dealing with the coronavirus pandemic will also be discussed, a statement from the Greek ministry said.

Year in Pictures: 2020 in the Balkans and Central Europe

BIRN presents its selection of photos of some of the events and processes that marked a difficult year.

Battle Goes on With Deadly Virus

A medical worker wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) attends a patient at the Covid-19 hospital in Belgrade, Serbia, 18 December 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/MARKO DJOKOVIC.