24 September 2021
Skopje – North Macedonia’s President Stevo Pendarovski met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the 76th UN General Assembly in New York.
Skopje – If the European Union wants more stability in its neighborhood there needs to be a credible European perspective for the Western Balkans, based on the merit system. This perspective risks fatigue and lack of attraction for us as candidate-states if it fails to meet the fundamental values of the Union, which puts prosperity, peace and security of its citizens first, said Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi in his remarks at the 10th Meeting of Speakers of Parliaments of Southeast European Countries, dedicated to European Union enlargement, in Budapest on Friday.
Skopje – As of Thursday at 8 pm, census takers in North Macedonia’s 2021 Population and Housing Census have counted 1,383,434 persons, 431,573 households and 595,754 apartments in the country, according to the State Statistical Office on Friday.
Skopje – The Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of North Macedonia has set up temporary commission for monitoring election irregularities for forthcoming local elections. It is tasked with handling possible election irregularities related to criminal acts committed during elections and voting and other criminal acts that will be committed during organisation and conduct of elections.
Athens – Greece has extended the COVID-19 entry rules for another week, which include travelers to provide mandatory vaccination certificate and fill out online the PLF (Passenger Locator Form), or if they’re travelling with only negative PCR test results to undergo additional mandatory testing at borders, MIA reports from Athens.
Skopje – Activities undertaken by the central bank towards greater transparency contribute to the credibility of the policies and the stability of the financial system, concurred National Bank Governor Anita Angelovska-Bezhoska and Spanish Ambassador to North Macedonia Emilio Lorenzo Serra at a meeting on Friday.
Skopje — The 8th South-Eastern Europe Symposium on Vegetables and Potatoes will be held Sept. 24 through Sept. 26 and welcome keynote speakers D-r Yüksel Tüzel, full professor at the Department of Horticulture, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey, an expert on sustainable vegetable production technologies under protected cultivation systems; and D-r Daniel Leskovar, professor of Vegetable Stress Physiology – Horticultural Sciences at Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center at Uvalde, USA.
Skopje — A warmer, mostly sunny afternoon awaits, with highs of up to 28 degrees Celsius and light to moderate wind from the northwest, according to weather authorities.
Skopje — Skopje’s traditional White Night event will be held for the 17th time at 13 venues around the city on Sept. 25, beginning at 7 pm. Bars will not stay open all night, however. They will close in line with public health protocols, organizers note in a press release.
Seoul — North Korea has called a South Korean proposal to declare a formal end to the Korean War “an interesting and an admirable idea” and signaled a willingness to resume talks given some preconditions.