Skopje – Given the geopolitical situation, we are all aware that the Western Balkans should be in the EU and the region should be prepared without a doubt but the process should be smooth given the geopolitical situation, Czech Ambassador Jaroslav Ludva has said. Czech Republic has been a strong supporter of the Western Balkans and particularly of North Macedonia on its European path, also during our Presidency, he tells MIA in an interview.
Skopje – The State Election Commission (SEC) late on Saturday released initial results from the mayoral elections in the municipalities of Centar Zhupa and Mavrovo-Rostushe and the municipal elections for members of the Tetovo municipal council.
Skopje – A fire that broke out in the complex of Cementarnica Usje, a cement-producing plant in Skopje’s Kisela Voda settlement, was put out, the Skopje Fire Brigade confirmed to MIA.
Ohrid – The 62nd edition of the Ohrid Summer Festival was closed Saturday evening with a performance of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, produced by the Yugoslav Drama Theater in Belgrade.
Moscow – The daughter of a right-wing ideologue linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin has died in a suspected assassination attempt near Moscow, according to investigators.
Istanbul, 21 August 2022 (dpa/MIA) – At least 35 people were killed and dozens more wounded in two major traffic accidents in southern Turkey on Saturday.