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Macedonia's progress towards Europe is in jeopardy, the European Parliament rapporteur warned, blaming both local politicians and the European Council for failing to deliver.
Macedonia's Vice Prime Minister for European Affairs held talks in Athens with the Greek Foreign Minister in an unusual face-to-face meeting.
Macedonia has made progress in almost all EU-related areas, a special European Commission report presented on Tuesday said.
The EU foreign affairs chief, Catherine Ashton, on Tuesday arrives in Skopje on a visit that coincides with the publication of a key European Commission report on Macedonia.
The UN special envoy to the Macedonia-Greece talks tabled a fresh proposal for solution to the dispute at his last meeting with representatives of both countries in New York.
The EU Enlargement Commissioner urged politicians to demonstrate greater commitment to the country’s European integration bid.
The UN special envoy to the Macedonia-Greece ‘name’ talks, Matthew Nimetz, has invited the countries' negotiators for a meeting at UN Headquarters on April 8-9.
Athens has protested to Skopje about a recent attack which damaged graves at a Greek military cemetery in the south-eastern Macedonian town of Valandovo.
As the deadline nears for a decision on the announced opposition boycott of the local elections, EU politicians are heading to Skopje to kick start dialogue between opposition and government.
The UN mediator in the 'name' dispute, Matthew Nimetz, sounded optimistic after wrapping up a fresh round of talks with both sides in New York - but provided no details.
The UN envoy in the Macedonia-Greece 'name' dispute, Matthew Nimetz, is sounding confident of a compromise ahead of fresh talks, which follow his recent visit to the region.
The EU Enlargement Commissioner, Stefan Fuele, on Wednesday paid an unannounced visit to Macedonia, where he apparently urged leaders to resolve the ongoing political crisis and focus on the EU agenda.
Athens and Skopje have given a cautious welcome to a proposal from EU enlargement commissioner Stefan Fule to hold talks over the Macedonia ‘name’ dispute.
After his visit to the region, the UN mediator in the Macedonia ‘name’ talks, Matthew Nimetz, has invited negotiators to a follow-up meeting in New York.
UN special envoy Matthew Nimetz said he wanted to step up negotiations between Macedonia and Greece aimed at solving their name dispute.
Ever since Macedonia gained independence in 1991, its name has been the subject of a bitter dispute with southern neighbor, Greece.
Three upcoming reports will help determine the EU prospects of Kosovo, Serbia and Macedonia; of the three, the latter is causing by far the most concern.
It was bound to happen. And it did. I can't really say finally, but here I am, perplexed and unsurprised.