23 September 2020
Skopje – President Stevo Pendarovski will address Wednesday the General Debate as part of the 75th United Nations General Assembly via video message.
Skopje – Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, commenting on a letter he sent to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in which he asks for support in the recognition of the autocephalous status of the Macedonian Orthodox Church-Ohrid Archbishopric (MOC-OA), said it was necessary to maintain focus on resolution of this issue.
Skopje – Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Wednesday that he expects his first official visit as Prime Minister of new government will be to Bulgaria where he is to meet with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to discuss about Goce Delchev.
Skopje – Food and Veterinary Agency head Zoran Atanasov is visiting a sheep farm in the Skopje village of Orlanci to determine if bluetongue, which reappeared in July, has spread among the animals.
Skopje – Macedonian ethnic music group Synthesis will celebrate 25 years since it was formed with a concert at the Mother Teresa Square (the plateau in front of the National Opera and Ballet) at 8 pm.
Berlin – Russian dissident Alexei Navalny has been discharged from Berlin’s Charite hospital, where he was receiving treatment for severe poisoning, doctors said on Wednesday.
Minsk – Alexander Lukashenko was sworn in for his sixth consecutive term as president of Belarus in a surprise ceremony on Wednesday, state media reported, following a disputed election that sparked mass protests in the country.
London – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced tighter social distancing rules and promised tougher enforcement after an “exponential” surge in coronavirus infections across the country this month.