The Prime Minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev expects the new Bulgarian government to demonstrate leadership, responsibility and care for the Western Balkans and especially North Macedonia, MIA news agency reports. However he reiterated..
Bujar Osmani, Foreign Minister of North Macedonia has sent a letter congratulating Bulgaria’s new Foreign Minister Svetlan Stoev and stating he is awaiting a meeting with him to discuss opening up the way to EU membership negotiations. Bujar..
The migrant-smuggling business in the Western Balkans worth millions of Euros The Covid-19 pandemic does not affect migrant business in the Western Balkans. The market for smuggling migrants in this part of the continent is worth at..
The University of Veliko Turnovo St. Cyril and St. Methodius is the first Bulgarian university to open a branch in North Macedonia. The negotiations for this lasted three years, BNR’s correspondent in Veliko Turnovo Zdravka Maslyankova reports...
Bulgaria's framework position on North Macedonia has been adopted with consensus by all political forces in parliament. We do not have the authority to change this position. The caretaker cabinet and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will do what..
The EU General Affairs Council discussed the enlargement of the European Union and the accession of the Western Balkan countries. Ambassador Dimiter Tzantchev, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Bulgaria to the European Union, defended..
The European Commission encourages Bulgaria and North Macedonia to find a solution to the bilateral dispute as soon as possible so that the inter-governmental conference can begin which will give the start to North Macedonia’s EU accession..
We want to erect military monuments on the territory of North Macedonia, but the talks are difficult, said Ivo Antonov from the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence for the Horizon program of the Bulgarian National Radio. The problems are not due to Bulgaria's..
Olivér Várhelyi, Neighbourhood and Enlargement Commissioner stated that North Macedonia must reach agreement with Bulgaria if it wants to start accession negotiations with the EU. He intimated further that unless agreement between Skopje and Sofia..
Traditionally, on May 4, 2021, officials from the Bulgarian Embassy in North Macedonia marked the 118th anniversary of the death of the Bulgarian revolutionary Gotse Delchev at his grave in the Church of the Holy Saviour in Skopje. In his speech,..