13:00/15 January 2020
Skopje – Strong support for the commitment demonstrated by PM Oliver Spasovski and the government to implementing reforms in the country, to stability and security, and to the country’s EU and NATO integration efforts expressed US Ambassador Kate Byrnes at meeting with the Prime Minister.
Skopje – VMRO-DPMNE president Hristijan Mickoski and US Ambassador Kate Byrnes at a meeting discussed current political developments in the country, strategic objectives and the April parliamentary election, the opposition party said.
Skopje – Last October, everyone in the EU saw the country as ready to start accession negotiations, Deputy PM for European Affairs Bujar Osmani said Wednesday morning in an interview with Slobodna TV.
Skopje – The trial in ‘TNT’ case has been postponed until Jan. 20 after a new panel of judges accepted the defence’s request to postpone the hearing because of defendant Toni Trajkovski’s health condition.
Skopje – President Stevo Pendarovski received Wednesday the credentials of Jørn Eugene Gjelstad, the newly appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to the Republic of North Macedonia, based in Belgrade.
Skopje – Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov received Wednesday copies of the credentials of Jørn Eugene Gjelstad, the newly appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to the Republic of North Macedonia, based in Belgrade.
Skopje – French Ambassador believes that the EU would have a new EU enlargement methodology prepared by the summit in Zagreb.
Skopje – The Slavko Janevski Foundation will host Wednesday at 19:30 at Skopje’s KIC Cultural Information Center a poetry reading to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Slavko Janevski’s birth.
Belgrade – Albanian prosecutors have issued warrants for 40 people in connection with unsafe construction that contributed to damage in Tirana and surrounding municipalities in the November earthquake.
Moscow – Russia’s declining birth rate is a “direct threat” to the country’s future, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday in his annual state of the nation speech.
Manila – Two people have died from heart attack while fleeing from an erupting volcano near the Philippine capital of Manila, which has displaced more than 82,000 people, officials said on Wednesday.
Tehran/London – The British ambassador to Iran has left the country amid a row over his attendance at an anti-government protest, the Iranian state news agency Irna reported on Wednesday.