MIA Flash


10 July 2020

Skopje – North Macedonia registered on Friday the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases so far. Of 1,728 tests conducted in the past 24 hours, 205 new cases were confirmed with 60 reported in Skopje, the Health Ministry said.

Skopje – Skopje’s Chair municipality still holds the ‘top spot’ with 323 active COVID-19 cases, Ministry of Health data show.

Skopje – Ohrid Framework Agreement, Prespa Agreement and the Friendship Treaty with Bulgaria are the alpha and omega of peace, stability and security in the country, and they are the red lines that DUI will not cross in the post-election coalition, says DUI leader Ali Ahmet in the interview with MIA.

Skopje – Deputy PM and Defense Minister Radmila Shekerinska and Minister for the Diaspora Edmond Ademi, who is the chair of the working group to support the Prespa region, presented Friday project “EU for Prespa” and initiative “Prespa Forum for Dialogue”.

Skopje – July 15 is coming, the day when we decide whether we go out and choose security or stay home and give a chance to danger and insecurity. Don’t be silent when it’s your turn to speak. Go out and vote, says SDSM leader Zoran Zaev.

Skopje – Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi met Friday with the new German Ambassador to North Macedonia Anke Holstein, his office said in a press release.

Skopje – Deputy Foreign Minister Andrej Zhernovski took part Friday at webinar “Western Balkans’ Local Authorities in EU Accession and the Berlin Process”, organized by the European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA).

Skopje — The Federation of Trade Unions has requested certain changes to the Work Relations Law, regardless of who forms the future government, according to an official press release.

Skopje – The Cinematheque of North Macedonia is organizing outdoor screenings of four films on July 10-13 in its park.

Brussels – The European Commission reported Friday on the assessment of the fulfillment of the visa liberalisation requirements by Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, as well as Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

Brussels – European Council President Charles Michel tweaked a European Commission proposal for a post-pandemic EU recovery package on Friday in an attempt to bridge the gaps between the different EU countries.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signed a decree ordering Istanbul’s landmark Hagia Sophia be handed over to the country’s religious authority and reopened for Islamic prayers.

Tel Aviv – The Israeli government on Friday reimposed lockdowns on districts in five cities, including Jerusalem, as the country confirmed a record number of new daily coronavirus infections.

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