23 November 2020
Skopje – New Executive Director to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Paul Hilbers said that in representing the constituency to which North Macedonia belongs, he’ll do his utmost for the IMF to continue its strong support to the country in implementing reforms and in overcoming the ongoing crisis which represents a global challenge.
Skopje – Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi has scheduled a session for Thursday (Nov. 26) to discuss the draft-amendment to the Parliament’s Rules of Procedure, set to be approved in fast-tracked procedure, which includes lawmakers who have either been diagnosed with the coronavirus, or had to self-isolate to take part in Parliament sessions online.
Skopje – Education Minister Mila Carovska held Monday an online meeting with representatives of the ministries of education of Estonia and Georgia, UNICEF representative to North Macedonia Patrizia di Giovanni, as well as UNICEF representatives of regional offices.
Skopje – In the past 24 hours, a total of 541 people were caught without personal protective equipment, i.e. face masks, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Monday.
Skopje — Skopje Photo Week, formerly called the International Summit of Photographers & Videographers, is taking place in Skopje for the fifth time.
Brussels – Dangling its veto, Bulgaria only uses its position of EU member to achieve some of its foreign policy interests, in the same way that many others have done before. The problem is that the EU does not have the desire and the way to discourage such unilateral actions, Orhan Dragaš from the International Security Institute in Belgrade writes in an article for EURACTIV.
Washington – US president-elect Joe Biden was set to announce his long-time foreign policy aide Antony Blinken as secretary of state in his upcoming administration, according to US media reports.