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80 illegal refugees stopped and sent back to Greece

By   /  04/08/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on 80 illegal refugees stopped and sent back to Greece

Skopje, 4 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Macedonian border police have stopped 80 illegal refugees who have been sent back to the Greek border. The Ministry of Interior reports that the illegal refugees were from Afghanistan and Syria and they were trying to enter the country through illegal routes in the southern […]

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Commission: Relocation of refugees from Greece and Italy is slow

By   /  14/07/2016  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Commission: Relocation of refugees from Greece and Italy is slow

Athens, July 14, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Spiros Sideris According to the latest European Commission progress report on the refugee crisis, the relocation process of refugees into EU countries from Greece and Italy is moving at a very slow pace. The number of relocations has increased – a fact the Commission acknowledges as […]

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25 Slovak police officers secure the border between FYROM and Greece

By   /  13/07/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on 25 Slovak police officers secure the border between FYROM and Greece

Skopje, 13 July 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti 25 Slovak police officers have been stationed on the border between FYROM and Greece in order to help with the management of the refugee crisis. According to the government in Skopje, they are part of the third mission of this country in assisting with the […]

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President Ivanov warns a new wave of refugees

By   /  29/06/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on President Ivanov warns a new wave of refugees

Skopje, 29 June 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Macedonian president, George Ivanov has warned that the country may face a second influx of emigrants during the summer. According to Ivanov, this is a new wave of emigrants which has departed from Egypt. The number is around 5 million and they may reach the […]

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Refugees stopped near Manastir

By   /  24/06/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Refugees stopped near Manastir

Skopje, 24 June 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Ministry of Interior in FYROM continues its operation for the prevention of illegal emigrants. Around 10 refugees have been stopped near the city of Manastir while they were being transported by smugglers. According to police, refugees from Afghanistan were being taken from the Greek […]

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Premier of the movie “Lazarus” shown in Skopje

By   /  26/04/2016  /  Culture, F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Culture  /  Comments Off on Premier of the movie “Lazarus” shown in Skopje

Skopje, 26 April 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti The premier of the film “Lazarus” was shown last night in the Skopje Film Festival hosted in Skopje. This film describes the current refugee crisis, trafficking of refugees and the experiences of refugees in their endeavor to reach EU countries. “This film reflects what happens […]

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Risks that stem from the changes in the security environment in the south and east of the Mediterranean

By   /  22/04/2016  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Risks that stem from the changes in the security environment in the south and east of the Mediterranean

Meeting held in Thessalonica between the Foreign and Interior Ministers of Greece, Albania, FYROM and Bulgaria on the migration crisis Thessalonica, 22 April 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati and Minister of Interior, Saimir Tahiri participated in the meeting held in Thessalonica between the Foreign and Interior Ministers of Greece, Albania, FYROM […]

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Greek ambassador sends a note of protest to the government of FYROM

By   /  11/04/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Greek ambassador sends a note of protest to the government of FYROM

Skopje, 11 April 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti The Greek ambassador to Skopje, Teoharis Lalakos has sent two notes of protest, one addressed to the government and the other to the Foreign Ministry of FYROM in relation to the violence against refugees on the border. Ambassador Lalakos said that what happened in Idomeni […]

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Ministry of Interior in Skopje: Humanitarian organizations encouraged refugees on the border

By   /  11/04/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Interior in Skopje: Humanitarian organizations encouraged refugees on the border

Skopje, 11 April 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Ministry of Interior in Skopje declared that NGOs are encouraging illegal crossing of refugees on the border. “Different reports show that NGO activists have encouraged refugees to cross the border illegally. They have spread leaflets with false information, stressing that once they cross the Greek-Macedonian […]

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