North Macedonia

Greece and North Macedonia Can be Great Allies, FM Dendias Says

Greece can be North Macedonia's greatest ally and friend, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said on Thursday after a meeting with his counterpart, Bujar Osmani, in Athens. Dendias noted that North Macedonia's stability and prosperity was also in Greece's own...

Former Greek PM Tsipras, Zaev Receive Hessian Peace Prize for Prespa Agreement

The Hessian Peace Prize for 2020 has been awarded jointly to the former Prime Minister of Greece, main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras, and the Prime Minister of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, it was announced on Monday. The decision was...

Bulgaria Blocks Start of North Macedonia’s EU Accession Talks

The nation of Bulgaria refused to give its approval for North Macedonia, the former nation of FYROM, to begin the preliminary talks to join the European Union on Tuesday. The surprise move in effect stops the accession process of the small...

Vienna Terrorist was ISIS Sympathizer With North Macedonian Ties

One thousand police officers fanned out across the Austrian capital of Vienna on Monday night, searching for the gunman who had killed five people and wounded at least seventeen more in what authorities had quickly deemed a terrorist attack. The...

Greece Congratulates North Macedonia on Joining NATO

The Greek Foreign Ministry congratulated the Republic of North Macedonia on officially becoming a member of NATO in a tweet posted on Friday. "We congratulate the Republic of North Macedonia that joins NATO as the 30th member of our alliance....

North Macedonia’s Labor Minister Sacked for Using ”Republic of Macedonia” Sign

The North Macedonian Parliament decided on Saturday to sack Labor Minister Rashela Mizrahi from the caretaker government of the country, after using the old and disputed name ''Republic of Macedonia'' during a public speech. Sixty-two Parliamentarians voted in favor of her...

Man Jailed for 11 Months After Greek Police Mistake Baking Flour for Drugs

A North Macedonia citizen spent 11 months in a Greek jail suspected of drug trafficking after Greek police mistook a bag of baking flour he was carrying for heroin. The incredible story of the 38-year-old resident of a village just...

Greece Reiterates Support for North Macedonia's EU Accession

Greece's Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias on Tuesday reiterated Athens's support for the EU accession prospects of North Macedonia during a meeting with his counterpart Nikola Dimitrov in Skopje. Dendias did however underline that this depends to a great extent...

Greece Highlights Conditions for North Macedonian, Albanian EU talks

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday expressed his government's support for the EU aspirations of North Macedonia and Albania, but added that the two countries must fully respect international agreements as well as the rights of ethnic groups. Addressing an...

''Macedonia the Great'': Greece's New Official Trademark for Macedonian Products

The new, official commercial trademark which will be used for all products originating from Macedonia, Greece was presented during the Thessaloniki Summit on Thursday. This move is part of 2018's Prespa Agreement and the resulting implications it caused in commerce, as...