On his Facebook page, Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has apologized to "Bulgarian friends and brothers" for a comment he made in a TV interview in which he described the Ilinden-Preobrazhenie uprising as Macedonian. Justifying his words as an act of "carelessness" and "mistake", Zaev reminded that for more than a year now, Macedonia and Bulgaria have several times celebrated common events in their history together. The Macedonian Prime Minister's statement came just a day after his Bulgarian counterpart, Boyko Borisov, said regarding Zaev’s television commentary that "when the time comes for Bulgaria to state its position on Macedonia's accession to the EU, it will take those words into account and make its decision duly".
With a qualified two-thirds majority – 80 out of a total of 120 MPs – parliament in Skopje voted the amendments to the constitution that will allow the country to change its name to the Republic of North Macedonia. The name change, put down in..
Bulgaria has submitted the rotating presidency of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region to Romania. Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Denitsa Nikolova, who is National Coordinator of the Strategy, handed over the symbol of..
Vice President Iliyana Yotova is on a working visit to Hungary at the invitation of the Bulgarian community there. During her visit, Yotova met with representatives of the Bulgarian Republican Self-Government in Hungary. In the city of..