2 December 2020
Skopje – Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani took part Tuesday and Wednesday in a regular meeting of NATO’s North Atlantic Council at the level of foreign ministers, held via secure video conference. “We remain committed to the topics that are important for the Alliance and as the newest member we will continue to promote the policies of regional stability as a key driver for the security and prosperity of all Western Balkan countries,” said Osmani addressing the working session.
Skopje – Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani is set to meet Wednesday with the new special representative of the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia for Bulgaria, Vlado Buchkovski.
Sofia – Angel Dimitrov, head of the Bulgarian team in the North Macedonia-Bulgaria expert committee on historical issues, stressed to Bulgarian TV broadcaster BNT worry in anticipation of the upcoming committee session, scheduled for Thursday and Friday.
Skopje – The Ministry of Health said Wednesday that in the past 24 hours, 30 confirmed coronavirus patients have been admitted in the COVID centers in Skopje due to virus complications.
Skopje – The health system is getting ready for implementing the COVID-19 vaccination process, one the biggest logistical operations to date. Immunization will be carried out by doctors and nurses who are currently not working with coronavirus patients, Health Minister Venko Filipche posted Wednesday on Facebook.
Skopje – Artopia theater’s experimental play “Cocoon,” an emotional portrayal of abuse and trauma based on a true story, will be the penultimate performance of this year’s Youth Open Theater Festival (MOT), according to organizers MKC in a press release.
Skopje – Meadow, forest, and mountain honey varieties will be available for tasting during the Skopje Ramstore Mall’s “Days of Honey,” which closes Dec. 6.
Skopje – Slovenia’s government has suspended the financing of the Slovenian Press Agency, which has criticized the conservative prime minister Janez Jansha, according to reports.
London/Berlin – British Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced that 800,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will be available in Britain by next week, with “several millions” more to be distributed this month after they received regulatory approval.
Wellington – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s government declared a climate emergency on Wednesday. The declaration was based on the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that global emissions need to fall dramatically to avoid more than 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming.