Skopje – The fresh impetus in the relations between Bulgaria and North Macedonia after the Bulgarian prime minister’s visit to Skopje is a good sign for the opening of accession negotiations with the EU. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has welcomed the dialogue established at prime ministerial level between the two countries.
Skopje – It is of existential importance minimum wage to be increased to 18,000 denars (close to EUR 300). Arguments are on our side and I don’t see a reason why our demand should be rejected, Darko Dimovski, President of the Federation of Trade Unions (SSM), has said.
Skopje – The Interior Ministry (MoI) has denied allegations put forward by the opposition party VMRO-DPMNE that a Macedonian passport had been issued to Radoje Zvicer, a criminal gang leader who allegedly was plotting to assassinate Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.
Sofia – Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and his Vice President Iliana Iotova on Saturday were inaugurated before kicking off their second term.
Berlin – In the Ukraine conflict, the German government wants to deliver a field hospital to Kiev, but continues to reject arms deliveries.
Dublin – Ireland has taken a significant stride back to normality after the majority of Covid-19 curbs on society were lifted.