22 October 2020
Skopje – Holding of the first North Macedonia/EU intergovernmental conference will be a positive signal to the entire region, said PM Zoran Zaev, Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov and FM Bujar Osmani during an online meeting with the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell on Thursday.
Skopje – Amendments to the Law on Protection of the Population from Communicable Diseases, the Budget review and the Law on Protection from Discrimination are expected to be on the agenda of the Parliament session scheduled on October 27.
Skopje – Defense Minister Radmila Shekerinska will take part at a video conference of NATO defense ministers on October 22-23.
Skopje – Head of the Clinic for Infectious Diseases Milena Stevanovikj said the modular hospital next to the clinic has started to admit patients, and a system of mobilizing medical staff is in place.
Skopje – The National Bank has signed an agreement with the European Central Bank (ECB) in the sphere of protecting Euro banknotes from falsification.
Skopje – In the past 24 hours, 899 people were caught without personal protective equipment, i.e. face masks, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Thursday.
Skopje — Music and ballet teachers from a number of European countries will discuss the future progress of their field at a conference hosted by Ilija Nikolovski Luj State Music Ballet School Center from Oct. 22 to 25.
Zagreb – After getting the green light to open EU accession talks during Croatia’s EU presidency in March, North Macedonia expects the first intergovernmental conference to be held by the end of the year, which would be the formal opening of the first chapters in the negotiating process, but Bulgaria is threatening to block it, Croatia’s Večernji list reports.
Zagreb — Slovenia hit a new record of daily coronavirus infections on Thursday, reporting 1,663 new cases in the last 24 hours, according to Health Ministry data.
Brussels – The European Parliament has awarded its Sakharov prize for Freedom of Thought to the opposition movement in Belarus, parliament president David Sassoli said on Thursday.