Minister's Interviews and Speeches

To what extent Macedonia will be present in the EU depends on Athens, but to what extent Europe will be present in our country depends solely on us

Poposki: At this stage, Macedonia is highly motivated to achieve a solution. Yet, considering the current situation in Athens, the other side has a very low level of motivation in this respect, insisting on delays and non-settlement. 


More meetings and projects are needed for a change. Nothing more symbolic than the EU Presidency for all this to happen, says Macedonia's Foreign Minister in an interview with

Do you believe the Greek EU Presidency will be the occasion for you to be Evangelos Venizelos' host?


Најновиот извештај на Светската банка за глобалните економски проекции објавен во јануари 2014 год. прогнозира раст на македонската економија од 3% во оваа година, со кој земјата бележи водство пред сите свои соседи, вклучувајќи ги Албанија, Бугарија, Грција и Србија. Истовремено, Извештајот за водење бизнис (Doing Business Report) на Светската банка за 2013 год. ја рангираше земјата на 25-то место во светски рамки според леснотијата при остварувањето деловни активности во неа, при што, овој пат, таа бележи и особено високи резултати во однос на формирање нови претпријатија и обезбедување пристап до кредитни линии.

Kоментари за шестата препорака од Европската Комисија за Република Македонија





Poposki: In order to find a solution for the name we need inclusion of the big countries

Macedonian chief of diplomacy, Nikola Poposki, has no announcements that Matthew Nimetz tomorrow comes in Skopje with a new proposal for the name.



Poposki: Germany wants to solve the name dispute


The situation with the name issue is still unchanged, said Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki in an interview with Deutsche Welle, adding that German diplomacy wants to settle the dispute, but Athens remains silent. In less than two weeks prior to the Conference of the Western Balkans States in Berlin, hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia, Nikola Poposki in an interview with DW answers questions related to the solving the name dispute, involvement and support of Germany in this process, as well as to the relations of Macedonia with Bulgaria and Albania.

Interviewed by Marija Jovicevic

PODGORICA – In the Balkan region there have been, there still are and there will be radical structures. 



Poposki: Amnesia of Values is Dangerous for EU 

Q: Minister Poposki, how would you assess today's Macedonian-Serbian relations?

Minister Poposki: The Macedonian-Serbian relations have been continually good. In fact, there are no issues that would burden the relations between the two countries. Our relations are featured with high degree of mutual understanding and respect. The two countries share European aspirations and values, which on its part is a significant factor contributing to the advancement of the overall relations and cooperation. The two countries' Governments are seeking potentials for furthering the cooperation in all areas of mutual interest, as identified at the first joint session of the Governments of the two countries, while focusing on the promotion of the economic cooperation.