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Bulgaria: Zoran Zaev’s Visit to Sofia Paves Way to Compromise

The delegation of the Republic of North Macedonia led by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev arrives in Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2021, Thursday // 10:36 | Viewed: 2763

Putin and Biden Begin Talks in Expanded Format

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden have begun to hold talks in an expanded format.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 16, 2021, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1687

Sofia and Skopje Hope for More Active Dialogue on Bilateral Issues

The prospects for taking a real step forward when it comes to the European integration of the Republic of North Macedonia was the central topic of a conversation that the country's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Bulgarian President Rumen Radev had at the c

Politics » Diplomacy | June 16, 2021, Wednesday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1673

Putin-Biden Summit: No Concrete Deals But Still Useful

A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 15, 2021, Tuesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1524

Prime Minister of North Macedonia Will Visit Sofia in June

Prime Minister of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, will pay a visit to Sofia before June 20th.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 15, 2021, Tuesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1614

Airspace over Geneva Will Be Closed for Putin-Biden Meeting on June 16

The airspace over Geneva during the summit of Russian and U.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 11, 2021, Friday // 12:15 | Viewed: 2171

Russia Doesn’t Expect Mush of Putin-Biden Meeting – Sergey Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said his country doesn’t have “excessive expectations or illusions” about a possible breakthrough at the upcoming summit between President Vladimir Putin and U.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 9, 2021, Wednesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1643

US Sanctions Precipitated MRF Visit to Ankara – Journalist Ilhan Andai

Turkish President Recep Erdogan extended an invitation for a meeting to the leadership of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) long time ago and the date had been fixed for after snap parliamentary elections in July.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 8, 2021, Tuesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2052

North Macedonia’s Premier Ready to Bend Knees to Sofia But Not Sacrifice Identity and Language

North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said he is ready to beg for a solution in Sofia, but is not prepared to sacrifice the Macedonian identity and language, adding that if the dialogue with Bulgaria is successful, talks may be held as early as 23 J

Politics » Diplomacy | June 7, 2021, Monday // 16:10 | Viewed: 3154

Turkey Takes Diplomatic Offensive on the Balkans, Erdogan Meets MRF Delegation

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan received on Sunday (6 June) a delegation of the mostly Turkish-Bulgarian Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF).

Politics » Diplomacy | June 7, 2021, Monday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2736

Bulgaria’s President Radev Discusses EU Integration of Western Balkans with His Portuguese Colleague

No one is more interested in the European integration of Bulgaria's neighbours than Bulgaria itself, said President Rumen Radev during a joint press conference with his Portuguese counterpart, Marcelo de Sousa, who is on a two-day official visit to the co

Politics » Diplomacy | June 2, 2021, Wednesday // 15:16 | Viewed: 2874

Russian Foreign Minister Gave Funeral Oration for Dying EU-Russia Relations

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has blamed the European Union for having suspended “the mutually beneficial architecture of cooperation” and for pushing to “shut Russia out,” following a meeting with his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva

Politics » Diplomacy | June 1, 2021, Tuesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 2043

US Ambassador to North Macedonia Wants to See EU Accession Talks As Soon As Possible

“At a meeting with [Prime Minister] Zoran Zaev I emphasised that we value our bilateral partnership with North Macedonia and want to see EU accession talks as quickly as possible.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 27, 2021, Thursday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2019

Russia Expels Bulgarian Embassy Official as Measure of Retaliation

Russia has declared a Bulgarian embassy official persona non grata, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 26, 2021, Wednesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 2093

President Radev: Bulgaria Expects North Macedonia to Offer Roadmap to Resume EU Accession Talks

Bulgaria expects North Macedonia to offer a “roadmap” to resume talks regarding EU accession and find a solution to the issues between the two countries, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev explained after the meeting of EU leaders in Brussels on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 26, 2021, Wednesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 2457

Ambassador of Belarus to Bulgaria Summoned to Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Give Explanations on Air Piracy Incident

The diversion by Belarus of a Ryanair flight to a forced landing in Minsk was air piracy, Bulgaria’s caretaker Foreign Minister Svetlan Stoev said on May 25.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 25, 2021, Tuesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2076

Russia Tries to Thwart Sofia – Skopje Rapprochement

While Bulgaria is making efforts to improve relations with North Macedonia, the Russian embassy in Skopje issued a message that could only be seen as a provocation in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 25, 2021, Tuesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 2591

North Macedonia Has Fulfilled All Conditions for Opening EU Accession Talks - President Zoran Milanovic

North Macedonia has fulfilled all the democratic conditions to open EU accession talks, but it is constantly being “kicked” around, said President Zoran Milanovic on Thursday after Sofia criticised his statements about Bulgaria’s policy on that EU members

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2021, Friday // 14:18 | Viewed: 2872

Bulgarian-Croatian Relations Sour over North Macedonia

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has summoned Croatian ambassador to Sofia, Jasna Ognjanovac, for talks after harsh criticism directed at Sofia’s foreign policy by Croatian President Zoran Milanović.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 20, 2021, Thursday // 18:35 | Viewed: 5469

Lavrov Called His Meeting with Blinken Constructive

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called the talks with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken constructive.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 20, 2021, Thursday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2015
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