Macedonia

 Not accepted to EU Balkan countries create their own mini-Schengen

Not accepted to EU Balkan countries create their own mini-Schengen

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev were all smiles as they took a stroll through the Macedonian capital of Skopje in late July after signing a trilateral economic agreement at a regional business forum

Polls open in landmark referendum on Macedonia's name

Polls open in landmark referendum on Macedonia's name

Macedonians were deciding Sunday on their country's future, voting in a referendum on whether to accept a landmark deal ending a decades-old dispute with neighboring Greece by changing their country's name to North Macedonia, paving the …

Russians still allowed to visit Macedonia without visas

Russians still allowed to visit Macedonia without visas

Macedonia has extended the visa-free stay privilege for citizens of Russia for one year, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in the message. According to the statement, the Macedonian Foreign Ministry said that on March 13, 2018 …

 Macedonian president to arrive in Baku

Macedonian president to arrive in Baku

President of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov will pay a visit to Azerbaijan in mid-March this year, the Azerbaijani State Committee on Work with Diaspora said in a message. The Macedonian president will take part in the 6th …

Hungary urges NATO to start accession process of Georgia

Hungary urges NATO to start accession process of Georgia

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto urged NATO to complete the accession process of Montenegro and leave its door open to Macedonia and Georgia. "If NATO does not continue the enlargement process that …

Greece prevents Macedonia from joining NATO

Greece prevents Macedonia from joining NATO

NATO Foreign Ministers confirmed the decision to invite Macedonia to join the alliance after it solves the problems with its name. "We reaffirm our decision made at the 2008 Bucharest Summit and reiterated at subsequent Summits that …

Russian and Greek ministers sign memorandum on Turkish Stream

Russian and Greek ministers sign memorandum on Turkish Stream

Russian and Greek Energy Ministers Alexander Novak and Panagiotis Lafazanis have signed a memorandum on extension of the Turkish Stream to Greece within the framework of SPIEF-2015. The joint company engaged in the construction will have 50/50 shares. Novak said that the construction will take place in 2016-2019, resulting in a pipeline with a capacity of 47 billion cubic meters. Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras today and praised Greece for its activeness. The memorandum will have been updated by November.