Press Releases

Press Releases

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Andrej Zernovski, met today with the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Croatia, Anrea Metelko-Zgombic.


Today in Ohrid, the morning session with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and FM Nikola Dimitrov formally launched the first Ohrid Dialogue titled “Seizing Opportunities and Creating Future Allies in the Western Balkans” – a strategic dialogue held 24-26 October in Ohrid and co-organised by the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia, the Atlantic Council and the Ohrid Group.


The Ohrid Dialogue began today in Ohrid hosted by the Prime Minister of the Republic of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, in coordination with the Atlantic Council and the Ohrid Group. The Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov delivered introductory remarks at the informal reception which marked the start of the strategic dialogue to promote the progressive and advance solutions to the challenges facing North Macedonia and the region.

24 October 2019| Skopje - Working together to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals is not only an integral part of the goals, but the only way to reach them on time and to build a society in which no one is left behind. This was at the focus of today’s celebration of United Nations day in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where representatives of all UN agencies, Government officials, ambassadors, private sector, unions and civil society members gathered to mark 74 years since the creation of the organization.

Информираме дека од денес (вторник, 22 октомври 2019 година), нов Државен секретар во Министерството за надворешни работи на Република Северна Македонија е Зоран Попов.

Тој е професионален дипломат од 1998 година, кој најголем дел од својата дипломатска кариера во Министерството ја поминал во Директоратот за Европска Унија, а бил упатен и на мандат во Мисијата при ЕУ во Брисел. На должноста Државен секретар во МНР доаѓа од Советот за Регионална Соработка со седиште во Сараево, каде од 2016 до 2019 год. работел како виш политички советник. Магистер е по меѓународни односи на Универзитетот Вестминстер во Лондон.

The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrej Zernovski, in the capacity of a personal representative of the President of the country and the official representative of the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia participates in the enthronement ceremonies of Emperor Naruhito held today and tomorrow in Tokyo.


As part of his working visit to Brussels, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov had separate meetings today with MEPs: Michael Galler (EPP, Germany), Kati Piri (SD, Netherlands) and Dubravka Suica (EPP, Croatia).


, the activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikola Dimitrov continued in Luxembourg with his participation in the meeting of ministers of EU member states part of the PES Group (Party of European Socialists) held shortly before the start of the EU General Affairs Council chaired by the German Minister of State for Europe, Michael Roth.

Today, as part of the first day of his working visit to Brussels; the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov delivered his first address before the new composition of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) following the European elections held in May 2019. FM Dimitrov thanked the Chairman of the Committee, David McAllister for the opportunity to address the heart of European democracy, as well as the other MEPs for their consistent and visible support for the European integration of North Macedonia.

The conference of the honorary consuls was opened with the introductory remarks by the Minister of Economy, Kreshnik Bekteshi and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of North Macedonia, Andrej Zernovski.