Politics of Greece

Study: Bulgarians with a Firmer Stance on Relations with North Macedonia this Year

Over 70% of Bulgarians consider settling Skopje's relations with Sofia a priority, rather than Skopje's path to the European Union. Fluctuations in this regard have subsided within a year and the structure of opinions shows an almost automatic picture. The youngest and different minority groups are a little more distant from the topic.

Frontex Denies ‘Expelling’ Migrant Watchdog Team from Greek Border

Frontex told BIRN that all due procedures were followed, after the Italy-based Association for Legal Studies on Immigration, ASGI, claimed the EU border agency and Greek police on November 6 intercepted a team of four ASGI legal experts near the border village of Idomeni in Greece and forced them back to North Macedonia,

Putin-Mitsotakis talks: Energy, Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus problem top agenda

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Russian President Vladimir Putin are to discuss bilateral relations, energy issues, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Turkey's provocations in the region, and efforts to solve the Cyprus problem during talks in Sochi, Russia today.

It is the first meeting between the two leaders since Mitsotakis came to power in 2019.

Amazon Web Services – The company invests in Greece

Foreign investment funds and large business groups have been steadily voting for Greece lately.

Today at 9.30 in the morning, the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to meet with executives of Amazon Web Services regarding the large investment of the company in our country, following today's announcements of Amazon Web Services in the USA.

Skopje Disappointed with "We Continue the Change"

The uplifting and optimistic comments in the Republic of North Macedonia on the forthcoming appointment of Daniel Laurer from "We Continue the Change" as Bulgarian Foreign Minister were quickly replaced by disappointment after Laurer said it was unrealistic for the country to be allowed to start membership talks for the European Union by the end of the year.

Greece has Warned Erdogan that It will Respond Decisively to Possible Migrant Pressure

Greece will respond resolutely in defending the EU's external borders against possible migrant pressure from Turkey, after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of "lying" about the migrant crisis.

Erdogan Threatens Athens Directly: If we Open our Borders, I don't Know what will Happen to Greece

North Macedonia Must Reform its Squalid Prisons Before Joining EU

But with no new conditions announced, or targets set, all eyes were on the publication of the European Commission's package of country reports on the progress made by the candidate countries - including North Macedonia.

Among the Western Balkan states, North Macedonia has overcome several hurdles to become a leading candidate country for joining the EU.