Zaev-Rama: Enhancing relations through promotion of minority rights
Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Albanian counterpart Edi Rama paid Saturday a visit to Pustec municipality, primarily populated by ethnic Macedonians. Zaev and Rama met with teachers and pupils in a municipal elementary school, where the Macedonian PM donated books and working materials for the pupils, the Government said in a press release. They also met with the Pustec local authorities, referring to the municipality's priorities, such as the school reconstruction, along with support required for communal pro...
Emergency measures to combat air pollution enter into force
Emergency measures to curb air pollution enter into force starting today following a government decree on reduction of pollutant-level exceedances, government spokesman Mile Bosnjakovski said Friday. Also, the government is mulling procurement equipment for personal protection against air pollution, filtering face masks, air purifiers for schools, health centers and kindergartens. These measures were discussed today by an initiative of PM Zoran Zaev at a meeting of an inter-institutional coordination group, c...
Zaev-Rama: EU members inclined to embrace Western Balkans
There is a propensity among EU members for the accession of Western Balkan countries to the organization, and at the same time there is an opportunity for Macedonia to join NATO, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Friday in Pogradec at a joint press conference with his Albanian counterpart Edi Rama. 'I know that Macedonia and Albania share the vision for prosperous and inter-connected region, integrated with the European Union and NATO. However I would like to say that Albania's support of Macedonia on that path wil...
Flights cancelled at Skopje airport
Fog in the Skopje valley hinders traffic at Skopje-based airport "Alexander the Great" and reduces visibility in road traffic. Overnight and morning departures and arrivals at the Skopje airport have been cancelled. Fog reduces visibility at Skopje ring road and road sections Skopje-Katlanovo and Skopje-Blace....
Macedonian, Albanian governments to hold first joint session in Pogradec
The governments of the Republic of Macedonia and the Republic of Albania will hold first ever joint session in the Albanian town of Pogradec on Friday. The session is expected to address issues related to infrastructure connectivity, the construction of Corridor 8, facilitation and intensification of exchange of goods and services and enhancement of the cooperation in the field of security. Several cooperation documents including a consultation plan between the ministries of foreign affairs, memorandum betwee...