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Prime Minister Zaev together with Tsipras today received the International Peace Prize of Westphalia

If the Treaty of Westphalia in 1648 was a turning point because it developed Europe's ability to live with religious diversity, the Prespa Agreement is a turning point for our region, said the Prime Minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev at the International Peace Prize of Westphalia award ceremony. Zaev together with Tsipras today received the International Peace Prize of Westphalia...

Hungarian funding supports spread of disinformation between Greece, Slovenia and North Macedonia

During July 2019 a new trend for spreading disinformation affected the online sphere in North Macedonia. Possibly to compensate for lack of coverage of political events that can be misconstrued during the vacation season, social media were flooded with links to old articles promoted through Facebook ads and right-wing Facebook groups. Some of these articles were originally published within the...

Tsipras: North Macedonia meets the criteria for start of negotiations

The postponing of accession talks with North Macedonia was not because North Macedonia did not implement the reforms but is due to procedural reasons, said the Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras in an interview for the Greek State television ERT3 concerning the concluding remarks that EU gave for our country. He explains that this decision is due to the inability...

Zaev and Tsipras’ Nobel prize award nomination supported by 33 MEPs

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For the first in the Balkans an innovative agreements such as this was achieved with an act of brave leadership, wrote 33 MEPs from 16 countries and 6 political groups from the European Parliament in the letter addressed to the Norwegian Nobel Committee and with it they supported the Vided Bushamaui's initiative for the Prime Ministers Zoran Zaev and...

Tsipras: Fake news escalated with the implementation of the Prespa Agreement

At the press conference in Skopje, besides building bridges and the benefits of the two countries becoming closer, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke about the issue with fake news in regards to the Prespa Agreement. According to Tsipras, "in the past months of implementing the agreement, the issue of fake news has become noticeable. " “In the past months, while...

Zaev and Tsipras: We are building bridges – opponents to the agreement will see the benefits

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Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras, at a press conference projected a joint message that with the Prespa Agreement, both Greece and North Macedonia will benefit both the citizens and future generations, and that opponents of the agreement will in time, see all the benefits. They said the current political leadership is committed to building bridges and demolishing walls, that...

Zaev takes a selfie with Tsipras in front of Government building

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Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev met with his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras on the plateau in front of the Government building and used the opportunity to take out his own mobile phone and take a selfie of the two. The Greek Prime Minister, together with his group arrived at the Government at around 10.15 am, from Skopje Airport and was...

Tsipras has arrived on his first visit to this country ever to be visited by a Greek Prime Minister

The airplane with which the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived today to an official visit to North Macedonia accompanied by a delegation consisting of 70 businessmen, has landed at the Skopje's International Airport. Tsipras is the first Greek Prime Minister who has arrived on an official visit to this country. Tsipras was greeted at the airport by the...

Greek delegation led by Prime Minister Tsipras on first official visit on 2 April

A delegation from Greece, led by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, arrives for an official visit to North Macedonia on Tuesday, 2 April, reports the government. "In the framework of the visit, the delegation from Greece will be welcomed at the airport in Skopje, followed by a formal reception with high state honours on the plateau of the Government of the...

Zaev and Tsipras will meet at the Munich Security Conference

The Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and his Greek colleague Alexis Tsipras will have a meeting at the Munich Security Conference that will happen between 15 and the 17th of February, informs the Greek newspaper Kathimerini. Zaev and Tsipras, as a recognition for the efforts in solving the dispute, will be awarded with the Ewald von Kleist prestigious award,...

President of the EP Tajani, is opposing Zaev and Tsipras’ Nobel Prize nomination

The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani and the Deputy President of the European People's Parties (EPP) don't support the nomination of Alexis Tsipras and Zoran Zaev for a Nobel Prize for Peace informs the Greek news outlet iEfimerida. At the session of the Bureau of EPP in Athens, he explained that as a Deputy- President of the...

Bushamaui officially nominated Zaev and Tsipras for the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev received a letter from Uided Bushamaui, the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2015, with which she informs him officially that she sent a letter to the Nobel Prize Committee nominating him and the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for this prize for 2019. "In the letter, Nobel laureate Bushamaui is expressing her conviction that...

Zaev: Last year with Tsipras in Davos we opened the doors to our future, today we attract investments

Exactly one year ago, here in Davos, with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, we first met and opened the doors to our country's future, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said after the first day came to an end in Davos. -Here, this year we are opening the doors to the economy for our country's promising future. I believe...

Zaev and Tsipras officially nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Prime Ministers Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras have been nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts on the Prespa Agreement, resolving the name dispute which has lasted for two-decades. In Skopje today, Zaev and Tsipras’s nomination was announced by Uided Bushamaui , the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize winner at a ceremony held at FON University. Bushamaui says the...

Both Skopje and Athens deny that an annex to the Prespa Agreement is being prepared in the UN

The Greek media has speculated that both Skopje and Athens have officially dictated that, "Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will ask the UN to approve an additional protocol that will make the Prespa Agreement more precise in the sense that it will give a very limited space for language and nation." According to government spokesman Mile Bosnjakovski, it is a...

Tzipras to Pahor: From now on Slovenia should call our neighbor “North Macedonia”

At today's meeting at the presidential palace in Athens with the Slovenian President Borut Pahor, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras expressed his satisfaction that the plan for constitutional changes at his northern neighbors is progressing rapidly. At the same time, Tsipras lobbied at the Slovenian statesman that "the country that he now addresses with its constitutional name i.e. as Macedonia...

Zaev: I believe MPs from VMRO-DPMNE will rise up to this historic opportunity

Together with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, we remain fully committed to the perspectives of the new Balkans of the 21st century, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said today, answering a journalist's question regarding yesterday's telephone conversation with his Greek counterpart after the resignation of Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias. The prime minister added that Tsipras informed him about the developments and that...

Telephone conversation between Tsipras and Zaev: The Prespa Agreement is a priority

Prime ministers of Macedonia and Greece, Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras ha da telephone conversation after the resignation of the Greek minister of foreign affairs Nikos Kotsias. The Greek government's spokesperson Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said that both prime ministers have agreed that they shall continue to work on the full implementation of the Prespa Agreement. -The prime minister is contacting...

Tsipras: After 3 decades, the name dispute has come to an end

Speaking at the Concordia Annual Summit in New York, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras discussed, among other things, initiatives for the Balkans, mentioning the name issue. The Greek prime minister said that after three decades the name dispute has come to an end, and his vision is that, as a leading force, Greece will lead the whole region to...

Kammenos: ANEL would not vote to ratify the name deal in the Greek Parliament

The head of Greece's junior coalition partner Panos Kammenos still holds his position regarding the deal with FYROM and he insists that his nationalist Independent Greeks (ANEL) party would not vote to ratify the name deal when the ratification will be discussed in the Greek parliament. “The agreement will not be ratified. We the government partners will do everything in...