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On the sidelines of the 71st UN General Assembly, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia and Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Poposki held a meeting with Matthew Nimetz, mediator in the bilateral dispute with Greece under the auspices of UN. The meeting was used to exchange opinions on the current conditions and perspectives for overcoming the decade-long dispute.

The closing event of this year’s “I Love Macedonia – 2016” summer camp organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs held from 14 to 21 August was held today at the Desaret Hotel in Ohrid.

 

The list of three candidates for the election of judges to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg was delivered to the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Macedonia to Strasbourg, to the Secretariat of the Council of Europe. The list is a result of the competitive national selection process carried out by the Committee on election of judges to the ECHR* and advisory decision by the Government of the Republic of Macedonia.

An accident between a passenger bus carrying Macedonian nationals and a truck occurred late last night in Turkey, 10 kilometers from Malkara and around 40 kilometers from the Greek-Turkish border.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia, the Consulate General of Macedonia in Istanbul and the Macedonian Embassy in Ankara are in constant contact with all competent institutions in Turkey. All information related to the condition of injured passengers can be obtained at the following hotlines:

Consulate General of the Republic of Macedonia in Istanbul

Mobile number: +90 535 108 5622,

Landline numbers: + 90 212 249 99 77; + 90 212 251 22 33

Е-mail: [email protected]

Address: Inönü Cad., Üçler Apt. No: 12 D 4, Gümüşsuyu, Taksim, İstanbul

Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in Ankara

Mobile numbers: +905383130343; +905385466691

Landline numbers: + 903 12 439 92 08 F: + 903 12 439 92 06

Е-mail: [email protected]

Address: Karaca sokak 24/5-6 Gaziosmanpasha Ankara

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia

Mobile number: +38975 237 021

Landlines number: +389 2 3115 266, loc. 168 F: +389 2 3115 790

Е-mail: [email protected], infocentar24/[email protected]

Poposki at informal ministerial meeting in Bratislava

Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia and Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Poposki took part in the informal meeting of foreign affairs ministers of EU member states and EU candidate countries (GYMNICH) which was held on 2 and 3 September 2016 in Bratislava.

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs extends deepest condolences to the families of all those killed and injured in the strong earthquake that hit central Italy. In addition, MoFA informs that the Macedonian Embassy in Rome is in constant contact with competent institutions in Italy and so far, there are no reports of injured and/or killed Macedonian nationals.

 

Денес, скопјанката Гонџа Бојаџиу, позната како Мајка Тереза беше прогласена за светица. Свечениот чин на канонизација на Мајка Тереза што се одржа на плоштадот Св. Петар во Рим го предводеше Папата Франциск. Во обраќањето пред гостите, порача дека луѓето треба да бидат мудри и да го пренесат она што го правеше Мајка Тереза, а тоа е хуманоста и помошта за болните, сиромашните и изнемоштените.

The Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Poposki participated in the informal meeting of foreign affairs ministers of OSCE member states which was held on 1 September 2016 in Potsdam, FR of Germany.

 

Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikola Poposki met today with newly-appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to the Republic of Macedonia, resident in Sofia, François Bonton, where Ambassador Bonton presented his letter of appointment.

 

This weekend the Republic of Macedonia was struck by the largest natural disaster of the past decade. The floods in Skopje have left 21 people dead and more than 70 injured. The Government of the Republic of Macedonia declared this day a day of mourning.