11 August 2020
Skopje – In the past 24 hours, 392 people were caught without personal protective equipment, i.e. face masks, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Tuesday.
Skopje – A majority of the 157 passengers who arrived on Saturday at Turku airport in Finland after boarding a plane in Skopje are nationals of Kosovo and Finland and only two are Macedonian nationals, the Health Ministry said Tuesday.
Rome – Recent reports on the number of migrants found and incidents in Balkan countries suggest there has been a surge in migrants transiting the so called Balkan route despite the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, reports the Italian news agency ANSA.
Skopje – The meeting scheduled for Tuesday of the Commission for Infectious Diseases and the Education Ministry’s working group to resume their Monday talks over the health safety protocols for the reopening of schools on September 1 was cancelled and will take place tomorrow.
Skopje – The latest macroeconomic indicators show strong impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the global and domestic economies. In spite of sound economic fundamentals in the medium term, the monetary policy environment is changeable with extremely high uncertainty, National Bank of North Macedonia assesses in its quarterly report August 2020.
Moscow – Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the runner-up in the disputed Belarusian election, is in Lithuania, the Baltic country’s foreign minister said on Tuesday morning.