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#FYROM – Europe must keep its arms open for #Macedonia say Greens

#FYROM – Europe must keep its arms open for #Macedonia say Greens

| October 1, 2018

Commenting in the aftermath of the referendum in Macedonia, European Green Party co-chairs Reinhard Bütikofer and Monica Frassoni said: “After the national referendum in Macedonia, the country´s way towards NATO membership and EU accession negotiations remains very difficult. But one result cannot be disputed: It is impossible to read a rejection of the Prespa agreement […]

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EU ministers give green light for accession talks with #Albania and #FYROM to start

EU ministers give green light for accession talks with #Albania and #FYROM to start

| June 27, 2018

EU countries say they will start accession negotiations with FYROM and Albania, pending further reforms, writes Martin Banks. This comes after talks on Tuesday (26 June) among the bloc’s European affairs ministers in Luxembourg. Albania and FYROM hoped the decision would clear the way for approval by EU leaders at a summit in Brussels on […]

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#Macedonia: ‘The country is in an institutional and political crisis’

#Macedonia: ‘The country is in an institutional and political crisis’

Following the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini reconfirmed the EU engagement and focus on the Western Balkan region, including through political and economic links. The Council also stressed the need for partners in the region to deliver on reforms to ensure they make steady progress […]

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Billionaire #Soros accused of ‘undermining democracy’ in EU member states

Billionaire #Soros accused of ‘undermining democracy’ in EU member states

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Hungarian-born US billionaire George Soros has been accused of “undermining democracy” in several member states, writes Martin Banks. It is claimed that Soros and groups backed by him have sought to secretly influence politics in Hungary as well as other east European countries. A spokesman for the powerful Soros flatly denied he had been […]

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#FYROM: European Union calls for free and fair elections

#FYROM: European Union calls for free and fair elections

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The government of FYR of Macedonia must stop unilateral actions and meet the conditions for free and fair elections. The Party of European Socialists is deeply concerned about the decision by the government of the FYR Macedonia to dissolve Parliament and to tentatively hold general elections on 5 June. The local authorities should put every […]

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#FYROM: MEPs assess reform efforts of Montenegro and FYROM in 2015

#FYROM: MEPs assess reform efforts of Montenegro and FYROM in 2015

If the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia can break its current political stalemate, hold free and fair elections soon and put its reforms back on track, then there should be no further obstacles to starting EU accession talks with it, say MEPs in a resolution voted on Thursday (10 March). In a separate resolution, they […]

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#Migrants: EU seeks to close Balkan route at summit

#Migrants: EU seeks to close Balkan route at summit

| March 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Turkish and EU leaders have gathered in Brussels for an emergency summit on tackling Europe’s worst refugee crisis since World War II. The EU aims to stem the flow of migrants and plans to declare the route north through the Balkans closed. It will press Turkey to take back economic migrants and has pledged to give […]

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