Skopje – VMRO-DPMNE, the largest opposition party in the country, has been demanding quick snap parliamentary elections while the government is insistent that early elections in times of health, economic and energy crisis is pointless. The next regular parliamentary elections should be organized in 2024.
Skopje – North Macedonia in recent weeks has been experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases due to the spread of the Omicron variant. More than 20,000 cases are active nationwide.
Pristina – Kosovo has put in place tightened restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus after registering a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Athens – According to Greece’s latest ministerial decision, travelers to Greece will be required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours or a laboratory rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours of arrival to Greece. It has been extended for another two weeks. The measure applies to all travelers, including those from North Macedonia, MIA’s Athens correspondent reports.