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13:00/October 16/2020

13:00/October 16/2020

Skopje – The Commission for Infectious Diseases at a meeting Friday passed proposals for more restrictions, including total ban on events, ordering all businesses to close by 11 pm and public transportation capacities to be slashed by 50%.

Skopje – A serious percentage of people who recently contracted the new coronavirus don’t know where they got infected. With the measures we’ve proposed, we are targeting several factors to reduce the risk of virus transmission, Health Minister Venko Filipche said Friday.

Skopje – The European Union delivered this week another batch of supplies to North Macedonia in an effort to help the country in the management of the coronavirus crisis. This in-kind assistance has been offered by the Republic of Slovakia, through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.

Skopje – Ljupcho Nikolovski, Deputy PM in charge of fight against corruption and crime, sustainable development and human resources, will demand resignation of the Head of the National Agency for European Educational Programmes and Mobility, Lidija Dimova.

Skopje – Macedonian and Bulgarian historians who are part the joint multidisciplinary commission on historical and educational issues will meet again Friday in Skopje as part of their tenth meeting.

Sofia – A political solution should be found, but one cannot make compromises with history and language or demands on national minorities, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said Friday commenting on the Sofia-Skopje dispute and expectations from the meeting of the joint commission on historical issues, taking place in Skopje.

Washington – US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden held rival televised town halls on Thursday, forcing voters to choose who to watch after the second presidential debate was cancelled.

Brussels/London – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to decide his country’s next moves on Friday in fraught negotiations for a post-Brexit trade deal following a spat over a statement from EU leaders.

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