North Macedonia

FM to attend Pendarovski's swearing-in ceremony

Greek Foreign Minister Giorgos Katrougalos will visit Skopje on Sunday to attend the swearing-in ceremony of North Macedonia's new President, Stevo Pendarovski.
Pendarovski, the candidate backed by the country's center-left government, won the presidency in a runoff election with a conservative rival in early May.

US's Palmer points to Prespes deal as blueprint for region

The Prespes name deal signed between Athens and Skopje should serve as a blueprint for resolving many bilateral differences in the Western Balkans, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Matthew Palmer was quoted on Friday by the Athens-Macedonia News Agency as telling Radio Free Europe.

Stevo Pendarovski is the New President of Northern Macedonia

Stevo Pendarovski won the presidential elections in northern Macedonia. The ruling coalition candidate received 51.66% of the votes, reported NOVA TV. 

Pendarovski faced a run-off against Gordana Silyanovska-Davkova, the opposition VMRO-DPMNE.

Pendarovski was elected by the ruling party of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev Social Democratic Union (SDSM).