MIA Flash


8 January 2022

8 January 2022

Skopje – The Government has adopted decisions on amending the allocation of budget funds and approving funds from North Macedonia’s 2021 budget towards implementation of measures in response to the crisis situation in the electricity supply.

Skopje – North Macedonia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)has said it is following the developments in Kazakhstan, and is in constant contact with Macedonian nationals staying in the country via the Embassy in Nur-Sultan.

Skopje – It’s misinformation that the former president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has fled by a plane that had departed from North Macedonia to land in Bishkek, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) told MIA.

Skopje – North Macedonia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs  said Saturday morning a top delegation of the Republic of Bulgaria led by Prime Minister Kiril Petkov will visit Skopje on January 18.

Sofia – The Bulgarian Government has said that Prime Minister Kiril Petkov will visit the Republic of North Macedonia on January 18, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary since the recognition of the country’s independence by Bulgaria.

Sofia – The citizens’ association for Bulgarian-Macedonian Friendship “Pod Edno Nebe” [Under the Same Sky], together with the Institute for Balkan Perspectives, the Bulgarian Cultural Club – Skopje and the Bulgarian-Macedonian Chamber of Commerce sent an open letter to the Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia, in which they welcome their will for change and achieving positive results in the coming months.

Vaccine boosters are 90 per cent effective against admission to hospital from the Omicron variant for the over-65s, according to new figures.

Germany has stopped arms exports to Kazakhstan due to the current unrest there, dpa has learned.

Italians older than 50 are now obliged to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to a new law which went into effect on Saturday.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Joe Biden on Friday to deliver his State of the Union address to Congress on March 1, the latest the traditional speech has ever been given.

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