Press Releases

Press Releases

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of North Macedonia, Nikola Dimitrov, met today with Miroslav Lajčák, the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic and the Chairperson-in-office of the Organization for security and cooperation in Europe (OSCE), who, on 18 and 19 June 2019, is paying a working visit to North Macedonia.

 

Денеска и утре (18 и 19 јуни 2019 год.) во работна посета на Република Северна Македонија ќе претстојува Мирослав Лајчак, министер за надворешни и европски работи на Република Словачка и актуелен претседавач со Организацијата за безбедност и соработка во Европа (ОБСЕ).

Државниот секретар во Министерството за надворешни работи на Република Северна Македонија Виктор Димовски на 12 јуни 2019 година во Приштина присуствуваше на церемонијата организирана по повод 20 годишнината од присуството на НАТО на Косово.

 

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov took part today in Trieste in the foreign ministers’ meeting of member states of the Central European Initiative (CEI). The meeting was chaired by the Italian Foreign Minister, Enzo Moavero Milanesi as host of the ministerial meeting held the year when CEI marks its 30th anniversary.

 

Regarding the implementation of the first phase of the procedure following the employment ad of 29.12.2018 posted for a job opening at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, we would like to note that the procedure in question is being conducted pursuant to the Law on Civil Servants by the Civil Servants Agency. Although the MFA participates in all stages throughout the procedure the final decision lies with the Agency itself. The MFA is obligated to follow the Law on Civil Servants.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov will take part tomorrow (Wednesday, 12 June 2019) in the foreign ministers’ meeting of member states of the Central-European Initiative (CEI).

 

The first meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission between the Republic of North Macedonia and the Republic of Bulgaria was held today in Sofia in accordance with the Treaty on friendship, good-neighborliness and cooperation signed on 1 August 2017 and was co-chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of North Macedonia Nikola Dimitrov and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria, Ekaterina Zakharieva.

The MFA submitted complaints to the Council of Media Ethics on 8 May 2019 regarding a biased and fabricated text originally published on “Magazin.mk” web portal. Texts with similar content were published on the portals: “Republika”, “Skopje24”, “Denesen vesnik”, “Lider”, “Makedonija Vesti” and “Markukule”.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov will lead the government delegation tomorrow (Monday, 10 June 2019) in Sofia to take part in the first meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission between the Republic of North Macedonia and the Republic of Bulgaria, co-chaired by Minister Dimitrov and Bulgaria's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ekaterina Zakharieva.

 

The seventh meeting of the Standing Joint Border Committee with the Republic of Greece was held on 7 June 2019 in Skopje.