23 January 2021
Skopje – The message I would like to pass very strongly is that the EU accession perspective for North Macedonia is clear and uncontested. Last year, we had the Zagreb Summit where this strategic aim was repeated by the leaders. Nothing has changed, says EU Ambassador David Geer.
Skopje – The process of vaccination is not a race between countries. Europe will not be safe until every region of Europe is safe. We are in this together and because we’re in this together, the EU has stood side by side with the Western Balkans and with the Republic of North Macedonia from the beginning of this crisis. The Union will provide vaccines for the Western Balkans as soon as possible, EU Ambassador David Geer said in an interview with MIA.
Skopje – Given that the number of new COVID-19 cases has decreased, a full restart of the work process in public administration with employees returning to the workplace is planned as of February 1, 2021, the Government told MIA.
Skopje – Out of 2,013 COVID-19 tests carried out in North Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 347 new cases were registered, 378 patients have recovered and 11 died, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.
Skopje – In the past 24 hours, a total of 407 people were caught without face masks, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Saturday.
Skopje – The Ministry of Health said Saturday that 20 confirmed coronavirus patients have been admitted in the COVID centers in Skopje due to virus complications over the past 24 hours.
Skopje – Encouraging new investments and stimulating wage growth were in the focus of talks between Free Zones Authority director Jovan Despotovski and representatives of the companies Kemet, ARC, and Gerresheimer.
Berlin – Downhill season-dominator Sofia Goggia continued her magnficent form with a fourth consecutive World Cup win in the discipline on Saturday, this time edging out Lara Gut-Behrami in Crans Montana.
Moscow – Yulia Navalnaya, the wife of jailed Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, has been detained at a protest in Moscow demanding her husband’s release.
Washington – Joe Biden spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday in the US president’s first call to a foreign leader since his inauguration this week.