22 October 2020
Skopje – Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov said late Wednesday that North Macedonia is committed to implementing the friendship agreement with Sofia. He noted Bulgaria had played a positive role in putting EU enlargement back on the bloc’s agenda but said that success would be at risk if a solution is not found to the impasse.
Skopje – NATO defense ministers will meet October 22-23 via secure video conference, chaired by Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Skopje – The 2019 European Union Investigative Journalism Awards will be presented on Thursday, organized by the Independent Union of Journalists and Media Workers.
Washington – Iran and Russia have taken action to influence public opinion relating to the November US presidential election, the national intelligence director John Ratcliffe said Wednesday.
Tbilisi – After being held for several hours by an armed man holding up a bank in Georgia, 43 hostages have been freed, the country’s foreign ministry said early Thursday.
Berlin – It was a terrible first matchday for both of Madrid’s representatives in the Champions League Wednesday, with Real losing 3-2 at home against Shakhtar Donetsk and Atletico on the wrong end of a 4-0 hammering against title holders Bayern Munich.