MIA Flash

MIA FLASH

18:00/October 27/2020

18:00/October 27/2020

Skopje – Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Tuesday his COVID-19 test has come back negative.

Skopje – Deputy PM Ljupcho Nikolovski, who is in charge of fight against corruption and crime, sustainable development and human resources, said Tuesday he has tested negative for COVID-19.

Skopje – The Government approved Tuesday the public procurement of drug “Veklury (remdesivir)” used in the COVID-19 therapy, through the Joint Procurement Agreement with the European Commission and charged Health Minister Venko FIlipche with signing the procurement contract.

Skopje – French support for a successful end to North Macedonia’s European story in 2020 was in the focus of a meeting between Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov and Clément Beaune, Minister of State for European Affairs at the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, in Paris on Tuesday.

Skopje – On the occasion of the 8th anniversary of the LGBTI Support Center, EU Ambassador to North Macedonia David Geer met on Tuesday with activists that have been fighting for the rights of the LGBTI+ community in the country, united in the National Network Against Homophobia and Transphobia (NNHT).

Skopje – Roma are an integral part of our societies. We must undertake, without delay, concrete political and legal steps for their inclusion in all walks of life. EU integration is a common path and Roma should not be left on the sidelines. As EU aspirant-countries we must demonstrate a successful regional concept for the integration of Roma, producing visible progress in the areas of education, employment, healthcare and housing, said Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani in the opening remarks as co-chair of the Berlin Process ministerial meeting on Roma integration.

Skopje – According to the Public Health Institute’s weekly report for October 19-25, a total of 13,993 COVID-19 tests were carried out in North Macedonia, 5.9% more than in the previous week, the Health Ministry said in a press release Tuesday.

Brussels – European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas has tested positive for the new coronavirus and has gone into quarantine – the second EU commissioner to do so.

Zagreb – Health Minister Vili Beros has called for total mobilisation of the entire public health system in Croatia in response to the current situation with coronavirus.

Islamabad – A bomb ripped through the main study hall of an Islamic school in north-western Pakistan on Tuesday, killing eight students and wounding scores more, police and medics said.

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