Nikolai Dimitrov

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Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “I am confident that in this process, the two countries must come out as winners. Firstly, Sofia has invested a lot in our European future, and secondly, we’d started a noble process signing the friendship treaty,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, July 3, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov pointed out : “At the same time, the end of that process seems a bit far, both for the people and politicians. We will do everything that we can at home and we need strong European government to work out all challenges to organise the first Intergovernmental conference” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Thursday, June 25, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov каза : "Уверени сме, че през втората половина на годината нашите екипи ще започнат конкретна работа по главите или групите от законодателството на ЕС, каквато е новата методология за провеждане на преговори" External link

focus-news-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov каза : „Надяваме се, че възникналото единство и солидарност при справянето с тази заплаха между ЕС и Западните Балкани ще продължи с още по-голяма интензивност и координация, особено в следващия период, когато границите ще бъдат отворени за свободно пътуване на нашите граждани и ще е необходимо да осигурим икономическо възстановяване на нашите компании “ External link

focus-news-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We are grateful to our EU partners for the feeling that they are taking us into account in adopting different measures and guidelines in managing the crisis, dealing with the consequences and the gradual lifting of restrictive measures,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Just a few moments ago, we became a full member of NATO, which we started back in 1993. The 27-year old path ended a few seconds ago” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, March 31, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "North Macedonia today officially gets its fully deserved place in the Euro-Atlantic family of nations," External link

aa-en Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “Just a few moments ago, we became a full member of NATO, which we started back in 1993. The 27-year old path ended a few seconds ago” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, March 27, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov announced : “On April 1, I will have the honor of being the first representative, the first minister of North Macedonia, to attend a NATO ministerial meeting through a video conference” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, March 27, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov wrote : “EU’s decision in this dire time is a symbol of its true strength. Ready to start next stage of EU journey,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “The EU’s decision at this dire time is a symbol of its true strength,” External link

sofiaglobe Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Despite all hurdles, our sense of endurance and resolve prevailed” External link

sofiaglobe Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Big bilateral issues are good for bad governments. If you do not have such a issues, you can focus on rule of law, education, healthcare and other fields. Resolving bilateral issues takes someone to think about the next generation” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We have new methodology that addresses the concerns of countries which were not convinced in October, which improves the enlargement process. We also have two updates and progress in North Macedonia and Albania and member states are going to appreciate this” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "I think it's a positive signal, a signal in the right direction," External link

politico-eu Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "It's important for us to adopt that. This was not a formal precondition, but I think we don't have the luxury of not having a completely clean plate, a perfect candidacy, in order to finally get this breakthrough," External link

politico-eu Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : „March shall be a test also for the new Committee’s geopolitical ambitions. This is also a test for the EU itself for a credible global influencing, As for North Macedonia, we are not perfect but you shall all agree that we have built a strong resume and we have delivered. It is nigh time for the importance of the moment to be recognized by the European Council and to grab the chance for a join success,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov concluded : “It is also a call to adopt decisions for accession negotiations with Northern Macedonia and Albania before the Zagreb Summit,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, February 24, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov commenté : "Nous avons eu trois conseils européens au cours desquels nous n'avons pas réussi a atterrir, mais nous avons l'espoir de réussir la quatrième tentative" External link

afp-fr Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “The state will not allow such infantilism. The Labour and Social Policy Ministry is not her private apartment, just as the constitution is not merely a piece of paper,” “The minister may not like the constitution or the Prespes treaty, but that does not entitle her to not apply it. Without the principle of constitutionality and legality, nothing will be left of the state” External link

neurope Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said ( about Labor ) : "The state will not allow such infantilism. The Labor and Social Policy Ministry is not her private apartment, just as the constitution is not merely a piece of paper," External link

rferl Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said ( about Labor ) : "The state will not allow such infantilism. The Labor and Social Policy Ministry is not her private apartment, just as the constitution is not merely a piece of paper," External link

rferl Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said ( about Labor ) : “The state will not allow such infantry. The Ministry of Labor is not her private apartment, as the Constitution is no ordinary piece of paper. The Minister may not like the Constitution or the Prespa Agreement, but that does not give her the right not to apply them. Board of the Ministry of Labour is public and no one can change it,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, February 10, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "More benefits for reformers and more sanctions for backsliders, based on a credible, objective assessment of progress is a step forward, " External link

rferl Wednesday, February 5, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “So sad to hear about the loss of life in today’s devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu” External link

yenisafak-en Sunday, January 26, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “So sad to hear about the loss of life in today’s devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu” External link

aa-en Sunday, January 26, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "So sad to hear about the loss of life in today's devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu" External link

haberler-en Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "So sad to hear about the loss of life in today's devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu" External link

haberler-en Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “So sad to hear about the loss of life in today’s devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu” External link

yenisafak-en Saturday, January 25, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “So sad to hear about the loss of life in today's devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutÇavuşoğlu” External link

hurriyetdailynews Saturday, January 25, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "So sad to hear about the loss of life in today's devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu" External link

haberler-en Saturday, January 25, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “So sad to hear about the loss of life in today’s devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu” External link

aa-en Saturday, January 25, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov concluded : “We believe that we have so far achieved a high level of readiness and alignment with EU legislation. North Macedonia does not shy away from tasks and more thorough assessment. On the contrary, it is eager to begin proving itself and does not mind stopping the process in the event of a setback. We will work closely with Commissioner Várhelyi on the next steps” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Thursday, January 16, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We have avoided repeating that mistake,” “We’re focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no” External link

euractiv-en Friday, December 20, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We have avoided repeating that mistake,” “We’re focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We have avoided repeating that mistake," "We're focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We have avoided repeating that mistake," "We're focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no" External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We have avoided repeating that mistake," "We're focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no" External link

pulse Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We have avoided repeating that mistake," "We're focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no" External link

ibtimes Tuesday, December 10, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We have avoided repeating that mistake," "We're focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no" External link

afp-en Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “It is important for us in the region to have one process so that we can compete equally with other countries already in the accession process, such as Montenegro and Serbia, otherwise there will be no reform competition. And it is important to reach a consensus among the member states on the opening of the process as soon as possible” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, November 29, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Greece is our strategic partner, neighbor, and friend. The Prespa Agreement has opened a huge cooperation potential that needs to be utilized," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Ratification undoubtedly marks a step closer to full membership, contributing to achieving long-term stability and prosperity for the country and the region, and strengthening the trans-Atlantic relationship” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “I met people with different disabilities. I have heard many of their problems, I have seen what difficulties they face and I will not remain indifferent,” External link

sofiaglobe Friday, October 25, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov concluded : “While we wait for a renewed consensus, we must continue to defend true European values at home” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, October 18, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “I believe that we will have the support of France as well” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, September 30, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “I honestly do not believe that one of Europe’s great leaders would make such a strategic mistake” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, September 30, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov wrote : “The recognition of the achievements of North Macedonia encourage us to progress further and become better. Our efforts have been reworded and we will continue to deliver” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, September 27, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Neither NATO nor our country have any authority and possibilities to interfere in this procedure” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, September 25, 2019 11:56:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “If one country fails with the ratification process and the process is accomplished next year, it has to be looked upon as a technical issue” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, September 25, 2019 11:56:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “As Europe is not complete without the Western Balkans, so the media scene in the region would not be complete without the European Western Balkans – always present, timely and focused on the things that matter – a shared EU future. Congratulations on the completion of 5 successful years EWB ! Let’s boost the transformative process together and celebrate the completion of the European story of the Balkans, the sooner the better!” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, September 9, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The big issues have been resolved. If this option is not adequately implemented, it means, in general, that there is no prospect for the region. This would send a message to other Balkan leaders that it is not really worth investing political capital in making it difficult. " External link

novinite Wednesday, September 4, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “It would send a message to other leaders in the Balkans that it is not really worth investing political capital in making difficult decisions, reforming,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, September 4, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The big issues are resolved. If there is no proper realisation of this opportunity this essentially means that there is no perspective for the region," External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "It would send a message to other leaders in the Balkans that it is not really worth investing political capital in making difficult decisions, reforming," External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The big issues are resolved. If there is no proper realisation of this opportunity this essentially means that there is no perspective for the region," External link

kathimerini-en Tuesday, September 3, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "It would send a message to other leaders in the Balkans that it is not really worth investing political capital in making difficult decisions, reforming," External link

kathimerini-en Tuesday, September 3, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov repeated : “Children born in the year in which we have signed the Stabilisation and Association Agreement are turning 18 this year. Since 2009, European Commission has recommended opening of negotiations with Macedonia” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, September 3, 2019 8:31:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The big issues are resolved. If there is no proper realization of this opportunity this essentially means that there is no perspective for the region," External link

wsau Tuesday, September 3, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "It would send a message to other leaders in the Balkans that it is not really worth investing political capital in making difficult decisions, reforming," External link

wsau Tuesday, September 3, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The big issues are resolved. If there is no proper realisation of this opportunity this essentially means that there is no perspective for the region," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "It would send a message to other leaders in the Balkans that it is not really worth investing political capital in making difficult decisions, reforming," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “What is really important now is that the system is responsive. One person can’t be a reason for a nation to give up and we must continue on the path to the rule of law” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, September 3, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The problem of our friend is our problem. We will do everything we can to help in terms of political will. There is incredible cooperation between our intelligence agencies. In this context, our hands are tied because we must comply with the local and international legal system," External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, July 17, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The problem of our friend is our problem. We will do everything we can to help in terms of political will. There is incredible cooperation between our intelligence agencies. In this context, our hands are tied because we must comply with the local and international legal system," External link

aa-en Tuesday, July 16, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The problem of our friend is our problem. We will do everything we can to help in terms of political will. There is incredible cooperation between our intelligence agencies. In this context, our hands are tied because we must comply with the local and international legal system," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “Holding a bilateral presidency over the Berlin Process is very important to the process itself and particularly vital to the proximity between these nations within the Western Balkans, and it provides the green light and motivation to expand the collaboration on to other platforms,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Saturday, July 6, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov explained : “The Berlin Process began with the agenda to create a road connection and it was extended on the economic matters and created an economic area. And these two infrastructure and economic aspects were the cornerstones for our further steps for the accession of these countries and the region in the European Union,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Saturday, July 6, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “Holding a bilateral presidency over the Berlin Process is very important to the process itself and particularly vital to the proximity between these nations within the Western Balkans, and it provides the green light and motivation to expand the collaboration on to other platforms,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, July 5, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov explained : “The Berlin Process began with the agenda to create a road connection and it was extended on the economic matters and created an economic area. And these two infrastructure and economic aspects were the cornerstones for our further steps for the accession of these countries and the region in the European Union,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, July 5, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “I am convinced that Macedonian success in the sense of European integration is very important for our neighbour and friend Bulgaria, and we will find a way not only not to be an obstacle, but also to be a promoter, as at last year’s General Affairs Council, and the most recent, which took place in Luxembourg,” External link

sofiaglobe Wednesday, June 26, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “The Union is now the one that should show the same courage. It must give a chance to my country by adopting a decision on the opening of accession negotiations. Nothing more and nothing less. We deserve it,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, June 19, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov noted : “With the Prespa Agreement, we preserve and validate the values that are sacred to each nation, our identity and everything related that. At the same time, we make a distinction between our and Greece’s perception of Macedonia, in the hope that both sides will continue to live through getting to know each other, mutual understanding and harmony,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, June 19, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "My job is to make it clear that it will be difficult to be seen as a country that has an ambition to lead Europe and shape Europe and at the same time be a country that misses opportunities for success in Europe," External link

politico-eu Monday, June 17, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We have managed to put the member states in the spotlight and to create an atmosphere where it is almost embarrassing to say no to the Macedonian file this year,” “Because saying no to our file endangers the seriousness of the EU towards a region that is geographically within the EU, encircled by EU member states. So the EU’s credibility is at stake now” External link

politico-eu Monday, June 17, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “My job is to make it clear that it will be difficult to be seen as a country that has an ambition to lead Europe and shape Europe and at the same time be a country that misses opportunities for success in Europe,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, June 7, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "My job is to make it clear that it will be difficult to be seen as a country that has an ambition to lead Europe and shape Europe and at the same time be a country that misses opportunities for success in Europe," External link

focus-news-en Friday, June 7, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We have managed to put the member states in the spotlight and to create an atmosphere where it is almost embarrassing to say no to the Macedonian file this year,” “Because saying no to our file endangers the seriousness of the EU towards a region that is geographically within the EU, encircled by EU member states. So the EU’s credibility is at stake now” External link

focus-news-en Friday, June 7, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov says : “It would be discouraging also for those who attempt to resolve other important bilateral disputes in a region plagued with disagreements since the collapse of the former Yugoslavia,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, May 27, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “When there is a good case for accession talks, that needs to be recognised and rewarded. If this does not happen, then the leverage of the EU becomes weak,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, May 27, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "we operate domestically to strengthen our institutions and we want the rule of law to reign in our society," External link

trendnews-az Thursday, May 23, 2019 7:05:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov ajouté : "Au niveau domestique, nous travaillons à renforcer nos institutions, et nous voulons une société dans laquelle règne l'état de droit" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, May 22, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov pointed out : “The Balkan region has shown that it knows how to behave in a European manner and to create a future” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, April 12, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “This year North Macedonia is a case of hope and encouragement for the region and Europe. Backed by our achievements, we offer arguments in Berlin today on why it is important for our German friends to support us in opening the next door on our European journey. We have done plenty, but still, there is a great deal of work ahead in order to reach our desired goal – a new European reality, through exhaustive reform and fundamental transformation of the society and state” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, April 10, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “For us, as a government, it was important to find the key from the waiting room. So to do that, we went to our neighbors and said, we have thirst, hunger to do better, we want to move forward. The problem is that there is a lack of knowledge of the situation in the other country. Debates in both countries, still today are focused on the negative perspective. We need to somehow balance the domestic debate that will include the media, civil society. We need a lot of wisdom in what we say and how we say and we need a constant awareness that we address both public opinions” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, April 1, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Our biggest fight is making the region European not by going through the motions of negotiations, but by truly changing our society. We are ready for a Balkan reform Olympics” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, March 29, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We managed to create a small Europe in the Balkans. It was a difficult agreement because it brought change, and people resist change. But what we achieved was outstanding: The agreement put an end to discriminations, taboos and stereotypes,” External link

kathimerini-en Friday, March 15, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "Since the declaration of our independence in 1991, we have always had a friend with us when we didn't have many friends. That friend is Turkey," External link

aa-en Thursday, March 14, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "Since the declaration of our independence in 1991, we have always had a friend with us when we didn't have many friends. That friend is Turkey," External link

haberler-en Thursday, March 14, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We have a historic deal, after the historic success in Prespa," External link

balkaneu Saturday, March 9, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “What you did made Greece an even greater nation,” External link

kathimerini-en Saturday, March 2, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Normally, the ratification process takes about a year, but in our case, it may take a little less than a year” External link

balkaneu Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Macedonia can be the precedent for how issues should be resolved in the rest of the Balkans,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 7, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “This is a historical event. We are writing history, because we have created a better future in a region full of conflicts,” External link

sofiaglobe Thursday, February 7, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What’s important for us is we’ll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

vietnamnews Thursday, February 7, 2019 6:54:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO,” External link

kabar Thursday, February 7, 2019 6:46:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

focus-news-en Thursday, February 7, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

afp-en Thursday, February 7, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO,” External link

wn Wednesday, February 6, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

afp-en Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO," External link

iran-daily Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “We stand beside these 29 allies … able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO," External link

presstv Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

pulse Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO,” External link

news-am Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Macedonia can be the precedent for how issues should be resolved in the rest of the Balkans,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, February 6, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO," External link

nbcnews Wednesday, February 6, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

focus-news-en Wednesday, February 6, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "We stand beside these 29 allies ... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, February 6, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “We stand beside these 29 allies… able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO,” External link

egyptindependent Wednesday, February 6, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO,” External link

trendnews-az Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

tribtown Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

cknw Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “History doesn’t simply happen, you have to make it happen. I want to acknowledge and praise the leadership of Prime Minister Zaev and of Prime Minister Tsipras. It was easier not to go through with this, so by no means, this historical reconciliation was inevitable. It was not even likely. It was easier to seat in the trenches of history. But what they dared to do is to invest political capital for the benefit of the two peoples of the two nations and the whole region, and NATO as a family and an alliance” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov concluded : “What is important for us, that we will never walk alone again. And we stand beside 29 Allies, NATO member states, able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov concluded : “For us, NATO is about making the world more peaceful and more stable. We will do our part when it comes to NATO missions and we will also do everything we can to make sure that our region, South Eastern Europe or the Balkans, is a region that is more predictable, more stable and more prosperous. It was a great day today” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

washtimes Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “NATO is a family that is about security, stability, predictability, and a better and more peaceful world,” External link

kathimerini-en Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

kathimerini-en Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

wacotrib Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

globalnews Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

newsandstar Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

news9 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:49:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

gainesville Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

newson6 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

wsoctv Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

independent-ie-regional Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “It has been a long journey,” External link

thetimes Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

kiro7 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “this has been a long journey that we embarked on along with ten other countries. Once constitutional amendments come into power, Macedonia will become North Macedonia” External link

balkaneu Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

wftv Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “This is a historical event. We are writing history, because we have created a better future in a region full of conflicts,” External link

sofiaglobe Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:19:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

timescolonist Wednesday, February 6, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 6, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

startribune Wednesday, February 6, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

theolympian Wednesday, February 6, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Macedonia can be the precedent for how issues should be resolved in the rest of the Balkans,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov wrote ( about Juan Guaido ) : “The Republic of Macedonia, in line with its European partners, supports and considers the President of the Venezuelan Assembly, Juan Guaido as Interim President, in accordance with the Constitution, in order to organize free, fair and democratic presidential elections” External link

balkaneu Tuesday, February 5, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said ( about Boyko Borisov ) : “Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov gave the first impetus for all the support we have received for our Euro-Atlantic integration. His message was: Europe helped us, now we help our neighbours,” External link

sofiaglobe Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Together, we have achieved a new spirit in our relations, thank you for not only being the first who recognized our country, but also for the first time you have given a mandate to sign our NATO accession protocol," External link

novinite Saturday, February 2, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said ( about Boyko Borisov ) : "Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov gave the first impetus for all the support we have received for our Euro-Atlantic integration. His message was: Europe helped us, now we help our neighbours," External link

balkaneu Friday, February 1, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Together we have achieved a new spirit in our relationship. Thank you that you not only first recognised our country, but you have also given the first mandate to sign our Nato accession protocol," External link

balkaneu Friday, February 1, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Let us debate on more important issues such as tax policies and economy. We should focus on bigger priorities” External link

balkaneu Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “NATO’s accession protocol is expected to be signed this week or next week. Afterwards, it will be sent to the Greek parliament for ratification. We hope that our friends, Lithuania among the first ones, will ratify the protocol in their respective parliaments. As soon as the protocol is ratified by the Greek parliament, we will have a seat within the Alliance” External link

balkaneu Tuesday, January 29, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov wrote ( about Nikos Kotzias ) : “Courage and hope have defeated fear. The future is there. As Nikos [Kotzias, former Greek foreign minister] often says, history should be a teacher, not a prison. I am so proud of what we did. Long live our friendship and the friendship between our nations! Long live visionary patriotism!” External link

eurasiareview Saturday, January 26, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We solved the biggest external political problem that had plagued us so much. We opened the doors to our future, we defended our identity and secured a solid future for the next generations” External link

balkaneu Friday, January 25, 2019 7:25:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “What we need to do now is to invest more on improving relations and boost strategic partnership in different areas” External link

balkaneu Friday, January 25, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov affirme : "Dans quelques années (...), grâce à de sages politiques de bon voisinage, même les manifestants en colère d'aujourd'hui, diront: +Il semble bien qu'ils avaient raison+" External link

izf Thursday, January 24, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov insiste : "Nous ne voulons pas adhérer aujourd'hui, nous voulons commencer le voyage" External link

izf Thursday, January 24, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov dit : "savent tous que les Balkans sont riches en histoire (...) Ce qu'ils ne savent pas suffisamment, c'est que nous pouvons aussi produire de l'avenir" External link

izf Thursday, January 24, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov affirme : "Dans quelques années (...), grâce à de sages politiques de bon voisinage, même les manifestants en colère d'aujourd'hui, diront: +Il semble bien qu'ils avaient raison+" External link

tv5 Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov insiste : "Nous ne voulons pas adhérer aujourd'hui, nous voulons commencer le voyage" External link

tv5 Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov dit : "savent tous que les Balkans sont riches en histoire (...) Ce qu'ils ne savent pas suffisamment, c'est que nous pouvons aussi produire de l'avenir" External link

tv5 Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov affirme : "Dans quelques années (...), grâce à de sages politiques de bon voisinage, même les manifestants en colère d'aujourd'hui, diront: +Il semble bien qu'ils avaient raison+" External link

LePoint Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov insiste : "Nous ne voulons pas adhérer aujourd'hui, nous voulons commencer le voyage" External link

LePoint Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov dit : "savent tous que les Balkans sont riches en histoire (...) Ce qu'ils ne savent pas suffisamment, c'est que nous pouvons aussi produire de l'avenir" External link

LePoint Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov warned : "loss of credibility of the whole accession process," External link

focus-news-en Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov warned : "By the time we end debate on which is the oldest nation, all of our younger generation will be in Germany and elsewhere," External link

focus-news-en Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov warned : "loss of credibility of the whole accession process," External link

digitaljournal Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov warned : "By the time we end debate on which is the oldest nation, all of our younger generation will be in Germany and elsewhere," External link

digitaljournal Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov affirme : "Dans quelques années (...), grâce à de sages politiques de bon voisinage, même les manifestants en colère d'aujourd'hui, diront: +Il semble bien qu'ils avaient raison+" External link

la-croix Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov insiste : "Nous ne voulons pas adhérer aujourd'hui, nous voulons commencer le voyage" External link

la-croix Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov dit : "savent tous que les Balkans sont riches en histoire (...) Ce qu'ils ne savent pas suffisamment, c'est que nous pouvons aussi produire de l'avenir" External link

la-croix Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov affirme : "Dans quelques années (...), grâce à de sages politiques de bon voisinage, même les manifestants en colère d'aujourd'hui, diront: +Il semble bien qu'ils avaient raison+" External link

afp-fr Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov insiste : "Nous ne voulons pas adhérer aujourd'hui, nous voulons commencer le voyage" External link

afp-fr Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov dit : "savent tous que les Balkans sont riches en histoire (...) Ce qu'ils ne savent pas suffisamment, c'est que nous pouvons aussi produire de l'avenir" External link

afp-fr Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "So I think soon, in a matter of days, we will see this ratification in the Greek parliament," External link

yenisafak-en Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Formally, this will take place (NATO membership), depending on the speed of the processes in different parliaments, probably, early next year. But in reality, we are going to be on the table very soon, maybe even in February or March this year," External link

yenisafak-en Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "So I think soon, in a matter of days, we will see this ratification in the Greek parliament," External link

haberler-en Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Formally, this will take place (NATO membership), depending on the speed of the processes in different parliaments, probably, early next year. But in reality, we are going to be on the table very soon, maybe even in February or March this year," External link

haberler-en Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov declared : “The ratification of the Prespa agreement by the Greek parliament is not an easy process, given the opposition’s position there. Every political process has its difficulties. There will be numerous debates. We’ll see how it goes” External link

balkaneu Wednesday, January 16, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We have taken ownership of our destiny. We are making history by opening up our future. We have proven that miracles are possible. We demonstrated that we are European, not only geographically, but also in terms of European values. I am proud to be on the right side of history,” External link

kathimerini-en Saturday, January 12, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “The road map for finding a sustainable solution to the illegal possession, abuse and trafficking of small arms and light weapons and ammunition in the Western Balkans by 2024, adopted at the Western Balkans Summit in London on July 10 (this year) is an excellent framework, complementary to already existing national and regional initiatives, to strengthen the control and non-proliferation of small arms and light weapons” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, December 11, 2018 9:30:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We can’t afford to wait any longer to assume this responsibility” External link

balkaneu Friday, December 7, 2018 2:23:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Claims to exclusivity belong to the category of zero-sum games which in the past have only been a source of divisions and distractions in our region and beyond,” “When a neighbor from Greek Macedonia says she or he is a Macedonian – regionally, historically or culturally – does that threaten me? I don’t think so,” External link

focus-news-en Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:38:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “discarded irredentism formally within the constitution a long time ago,” External link

focus-news-en Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:38:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "If we have enough in terms of reform at home, we hope we will reach that stage (to start EU accession talks) and deal with the name issue in parallel," External link

thestar-my Thursday, September 14, 2017 3:32:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We cannot fight our way into the NATO alliance, we have to talk our way in," "We need to be seen in Athens as an ally ... In the long run it is also in the Greek interest to have a law-governed neighbour to their northern border" External link

thestar-my Thursday, September 14, 2017 3:32:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We expect and hope for help and support regarding our European integration and we want to see a friend and future ally in each other, instead of [trying to] outsmart each other,” External link

eurasiareview Friday, September 1, 2017 4:36:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "I told Kotzias that I hope that Greece will recognize the new reality in Macedonia and our expressed desire for friendship," External link

ABCnews Thursday, August 31, 2017 9:05:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “I told Kodzias that I hope that Greece will recognize the new reality in Macedonia and our expressed desire for friendship,” External link

therepublic Thursday, August 31, 2017 5:49:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We spoke about the process, how it will be going, the methods and modalities, but we also spoke about what exactly are the interests and worries on both sides," External link

reuters Thursday, August 31, 2017 5:34:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “I think that getting into too many details on an intelligence activity would lead us in the wrong direction, both Serbia and Macedonia,” External link

eurasiareview Sunday, August 27, 2017 6:21:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov added : “the increasingly authoritarian Balkan strongmen still talk pro-EU talks but they more and more emulate the Russian or Turkish model,” External link

carnegieeurope Thursday, September 22, 2016 2:01:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov wrote : “Serbia is now among the countries globally to have suffered the largest declines regarding freedom of the press in 2015,” External link

carnegieeurope Thursday, September 22, 2016 2:01:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister27.91%EN12/05/201705/12/2017
foreign minister25.58%EN12/05/201705/12/2017
macedonian foreign minister6.98%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
estonian foreign minister2.33%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
homologue macédonien4.65%FR10/05/201705/10/2017
ministre des affaires étrangères et européennes2.33%FR10/05/201705/10/2017
ministre macédonien des affaires étrangères2.33%FR08/08/201708/08/2017
ministre des affaires étrangères macédonien4.65%FR08/07/201707/08/2017
minister of foreign affairs of the former yugoslav republic of macedonia2.33%EN08/04/201704/08/2017
macedonian foreign affairs minister2.33%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
foreign affairs minister2.33%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
diplomat13.95%EN09/24/201624/09/2016
ambassador2.33%EN03/27/200827/03/2008
Names Lang Count
Николай ДимитровBG73.15%
Никола ДимитровBG10.88%
Nikola DimitrovEN9.95%
Nikola DimitrovHR1.85%
Nikolay DimitrovEN1.62%
Nikola DimitrovFR1.39%
Nikolai DimitrovEN0.93%
Nikolay DimitrovEU0.23%
Nikolaj DimitrovNL0.00%
Николай Димитров (футболист)BG0.00%
Nikolaj DimitrowDE0.00%
Nicola DimitrovEN0.00%
Nikola DimitrovIT0.00%


 
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Michael Roth wrote ( about Nikolai Dimitrov ) : “North Macedonia deserves a clear message from the EU : Let’s start accession talks now! Thanks to Nikola Dimitrov for strong pro-European commitment and true friendship. You and your country can count on us, dear Nikola!” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, September 13, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Nikos Dendias said ( about Nikolai Dimitrov ) : “I made it absolutely clear to Mr Dimitrov that Greece will insist on the agreement’s strict implementation,” External link

focus-news-en Friday, August 30, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Nikos Dendias said ( about Nikolai Dimitrov ) : “I made it absolutely clear to Mr Dimitrov that Greece will insist on the agreement’s strict implementation,” External link

kathimerini-en Thursday, August 29, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

The Deputy said ( about Nikolai Dimitrov ) : "I want to thank the Minister of Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia, Dimitrov, for the cooperation and discussion we have had, to welcome the signing of the first agreement on the opening of a new passage in the Prespes region, in the Lemos area. It is an important agreement based on the provisions of the historic agreement we have signed, the great, the Prespes Agreement. Our cooperation will be to the benefit of both sides and the Balkan peninsula" External link

balkaneu Friday, March 8, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

Jens Stoltenberg said ( about Nikolai Dimitrov ) : “NATO Allies will sign the Accession Protocol with the future Republic of North Macedonia, together with Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov” External link

news-am Saturday, February 2, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Jens Stoltenberg wrote ( about Nikolai Dimitrov ) : “NATO Allies will sign the Accession Protocol with the future Republic of North Macedonia, together with Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Saturday, February 2, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

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Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “I am confident that in this process, the two countries must come out as winners. Firstly, Sofia has invested a lot in our European future, and secondly, we’d started a noble process signing the friendship treaty,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, July 3, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov pointed out : “At the same time, the end of that process seems a bit far, both for the people and politicians. We will do everything that we can at home and we need strong European government to work out all challenges to organise the first Intergovernmental conference” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Thursday, June 25, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov каза : "Уверени сме, че през втората половина на годината нашите екипи ще започнат конкретна работа по главите или групите от законодателството на ЕС, каквато е новата методология за провеждане на преговори" External link

focus-news-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov каза : „Надяваме се, че възникналото единство и солидарност при справянето с тази заплаха между ЕС и Западните Балкани ще продължи с още по-голяма интензивност и координация, особено в следващия период, когато границите ще бъдат отворени за свободно пътуване на нашите граждани и ще е необходимо да осигурим икономическо възстановяване на нашите компании “ External link

focus-news-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We are grateful to our EU partners for the feeling that they are taking us into account in adopting different measures and guidelines in managing the crisis, dealing with the consequences and the gradual lifting of restrictive measures,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Just a few moments ago, we became a full member of NATO, which we started back in 1993. The 27-year old path ended a few seconds ago” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, March 31, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "North Macedonia today officially gets its fully deserved place in the Euro-Atlantic family of nations," External link

aa-en Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “Just a few moments ago, we became a full member of NATO, which we started back in 1993. The 27-year old path ended a few seconds ago” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, March 27, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov announced : “On April 1, I will have the honor of being the first representative, the first minister of North Macedonia, to attend a NATO ministerial meeting through a video conference” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, March 27, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov wrote : “EU’s decision in this dire time is a symbol of its true strength. Ready to start next stage of EU journey,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “The EU’s decision at this dire time is a symbol of its true strength,” External link

sofiaglobe Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Despite all hurdles, our sense of endurance and resolve prevailed” External link

sofiaglobe Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Big bilateral issues are good for bad governments. If you do not have such a issues, you can focus on rule of law, education, healthcare and other fields. Resolving bilateral issues takes someone to think about the next generation” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We have new methodology that addresses the concerns of countries which were not convinced in October, which improves the enlargement process. We also have two updates and progress in North Macedonia and Albania and member states are going to appreciate this” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "I think it's a positive signal, a signal in the right direction," External link

politico-eu Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "It's important for us to adopt that. This was not a formal precondition, but I think we don't have the luxury of not having a completely clean plate, a perfect candidacy, in order to finally get this breakthrough," External link

politico-eu Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : „March shall be a test also for the new Committee’s geopolitical ambitions. This is also a test for the EU itself for a credible global influencing, As for North Macedonia, we are not perfect but you shall all agree that we have built a strong resume and we have delivered. It is nigh time for the importance of the moment to be recognized by the European Council and to grab the chance for a join success,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov concluded : “It is also a call to adopt decisions for accession negotiations with Northern Macedonia and Albania before the Zagreb Summit,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, February 24, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov commenté : "Nous avons eu trois conseils européens au cours desquels nous n'avons pas réussi a atterrir, mais nous avons l'espoir de réussir la quatrième tentative" External link

afp-fr Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “The state will not allow such infantilism. The Labour and Social Policy Ministry is not her private apartment, just as the constitution is not merely a piece of paper,” “The minister may not like the constitution or the Prespes treaty, but that does not entitle her to not apply it. Without the principle of constitutionality and legality, nothing will be left of the state” External link

neurope Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said ( about Labor ) : "The state will not allow such infantilism. The Labor and Social Policy Ministry is not her private apartment, just as the constitution is not merely a piece of paper," External link

rferl Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said ( about Labor ) : "The state will not allow such infantilism. The Labor and Social Policy Ministry is not her private apartment, just as the constitution is not merely a piece of paper," External link

rferl Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said ( about Labor ) : “The state will not allow such infantry. The Ministry of Labor is not her private apartment, as the Constitution is no ordinary piece of paper. The Minister may not like the Constitution or the Prespa Agreement, but that does not give her the right not to apply them. Board of the Ministry of Labour is public and no one can change it,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, February 10, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "More benefits for reformers and more sanctions for backsliders, based on a credible, objective assessment of progress is a step forward, " External link

rferl Wednesday, February 5, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “So sad to hear about the loss of life in today’s devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu” External link

yenisafak-en Sunday, January 26, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “So sad to hear about the loss of life in today’s devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu” External link

aa-en Sunday, January 26, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "So sad to hear about the loss of life in today's devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu" External link

haberler-en Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "So sad to hear about the loss of life in today's devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu" External link

haberler-en Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “So sad to hear about the loss of life in today’s devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu” External link

yenisafak-en Saturday, January 25, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “So sad to hear about the loss of life in today's devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutÇavuşoğlu” External link

hurriyetdailynews Saturday, January 25, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "So sad to hear about the loss of life in today's devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu" External link

haberler-en Saturday, January 25, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “So sad to hear about the loss of life in today’s devastating earthquake in Turkey. Our hearts are with our Turkish friends. Stay strong #Turkey! Thinking of you dear @MevlutCavusoglu” External link

aa-en Saturday, January 25, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov concluded : “We believe that we have so far achieved a high level of readiness and alignment with EU legislation. North Macedonia does not shy away from tasks and more thorough assessment. On the contrary, it is eager to begin proving itself and does not mind stopping the process in the event of a setback. We will work closely with Commissioner Várhelyi on the next steps” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Thursday, January 16, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We have avoided repeating that mistake,” “We’re focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no” External link

euractiv-en Friday, December 20, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We have avoided repeating that mistake,” “We’re focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We have avoided repeating that mistake," "We're focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We have avoided repeating that mistake," "We're focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no" External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We have avoided repeating that mistake," "We're focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no" External link

pulse Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We have avoided repeating that mistake," "We're focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no" External link

ibtimes Tuesday, December 10, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We have avoided repeating that mistake," "We're focused on the goal, we want to produce in the next few weeks more reform results to improve our case and to make it as impossible as possible for any member states to say no" External link

afp-en Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “It is important for us in the region to have one process so that we can compete equally with other countries already in the accession process, such as Montenegro and Serbia, otherwise there will be no reform competition. And it is important to reach a consensus among the member states on the opening of the process as soon as possible” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, November 29, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Greece is our strategic partner, neighbor, and friend. The Prespa Agreement has opened a huge cooperation potential that needs to be utilized," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Ratification undoubtedly marks a step closer to full membership, contributing to achieving long-term stability and prosperity for the country and the region, and strengthening the trans-Atlantic relationship” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “I met people with different disabilities. I have heard many of their problems, I have seen what difficulties they face and I will not remain indifferent,” External link

sofiaglobe Friday, October 25, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov concluded : “While we wait for a renewed consensus, we must continue to defend true European values at home” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, October 18, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “I believe that we will have the support of France as well” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, September 30, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “I honestly do not believe that one of Europe’s great leaders would make such a strategic mistake” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, September 30, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov wrote : “The recognition of the achievements of North Macedonia encourage us to progress further and become better. Our efforts have been reworded and we will continue to deliver” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, September 27, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Neither NATO nor our country have any authority and possibilities to interfere in this procedure” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, September 25, 2019 11:56:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “If one country fails with the ratification process and the process is accomplished next year, it has to be looked upon as a technical issue” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, September 25, 2019 11:56:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “As Europe is not complete without the Western Balkans, so the media scene in the region would not be complete without the European Western Balkans – always present, timely and focused on the things that matter – a shared EU future. Congratulations on the completion of 5 successful years EWB ! Let’s boost the transformative process together and celebrate the completion of the European story of the Balkans, the sooner the better!” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, September 9, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The big issues have been resolved. If this option is not adequately implemented, it means, in general, that there is no prospect for the region. This would send a message to other Balkan leaders that it is not really worth investing political capital in making it difficult. " External link

novinite Wednesday, September 4, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “It would send a message to other leaders in the Balkans that it is not really worth investing political capital in making difficult decisions, reforming,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, September 4, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The big issues are resolved. If there is no proper realisation of this opportunity this essentially means that there is no perspective for the region," External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "It would send a message to other leaders in the Balkans that it is not really worth investing political capital in making difficult decisions, reforming," External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The big issues are resolved. If there is no proper realisation of this opportunity this essentially means that there is no perspective for the region," External link

kathimerini-en Tuesday, September 3, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "It would send a message to other leaders in the Balkans that it is not really worth investing political capital in making difficult decisions, reforming," External link

kathimerini-en Tuesday, September 3, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov repeated : “Children born in the year in which we have signed the Stabilisation and Association Agreement are turning 18 this year. Since 2009, European Commission has recommended opening of negotiations with Macedonia” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, September 3, 2019 8:31:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The big issues are resolved. If there is no proper realization of this opportunity this essentially means that there is no perspective for the region," External link

wsau Tuesday, September 3, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "It would send a message to other leaders in the Balkans that it is not really worth investing political capital in making difficult decisions, reforming," External link

wsau Tuesday, September 3, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The big issues are resolved. If there is no proper realisation of this opportunity this essentially means that there is no perspective for the region," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "It would send a message to other leaders in the Balkans that it is not really worth investing political capital in making difficult decisions, reforming," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “What is really important now is that the system is responsive. One person can’t be a reason for a nation to give up and we must continue on the path to the rule of law” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, September 3, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The problem of our friend is our problem. We will do everything we can to help in terms of political will. There is incredible cooperation between our intelligence agencies. In this context, our hands are tied because we must comply with the local and international legal system," External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, July 17, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The problem of our friend is our problem. We will do everything we can to help in terms of political will. There is incredible cooperation between our intelligence agencies. In this context, our hands are tied because we must comply with the local and international legal system," External link

aa-en Tuesday, July 16, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "The problem of our friend is our problem. We will do everything we can to help in terms of political will. There is incredible cooperation between our intelligence agencies. In this context, our hands are tied because we must comply with the local and international legal system," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “Holding a bilateral presidency over the Berlin Process is very important to the process itself and particularly vital to the proximity between these nations within the Western Balkans, and it provides the green light and motivation to expand the collaboration on to other platforms,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Saturday, July 6, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov explained : “The Berlin Process began with the agenda to create a road connection and it was extended on the economic matters and created an economic area. And these two infrastructure and economic aspects were the cornerstones for our further steps for the accession of these countries and the region in the European Union,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Saturday, July 6, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “Holding a bilateral presidency over the Berlin Process is very important to the process itself and particularly vital to the proximity between these nations within the Western Balkans, and it provides the green light and motivation to expand the collaboration on to other platforms,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, July 5, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov explained : “The Berlin Process began with the agenda to create a road connection and it was extended on the economic matters and created an economic area. And these two infrastructure and economic aspects were the cornerstones for our further steps for the accession of these countries and the region in the European Union,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, July 5, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “I am convinced that Macedonian success in the sense of European integration is very important for our neighbour and friend Bulgaria, and we will find a way not only not to be an obstacle, but also to be a promoter, as at last year’s General Affairs Council, and the most recent, which took place in Luxembourg,” External link

sofiaglobe Wednesday, June 26, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “The Union is now the one that should show the same courage. It must give a chance to my country by adopting a decision on the opening of accession negotiations. Nothing more and nothing less. We deserve it,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, June 19, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov noted : “With the Prespa Agreement, we preserve and validate the values that are sacred to each nation, our identity and everything related that. At the same time, we make a distinction between our and Greece’s perception of Macedonia, in the hope that both sides will continue to live through getting to know each other, mutual understanding and harmony,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, June 19, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "My job is to make it clear that it will be difficult to be seen as a country that has an ambition to lead Europe and shape Europe and at the same time be a country that misses opportunities for success in Europe," External link

politico-eu Monday, June 17, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We have managed to put the member states in the spotlight and to create an atmosphere where it is almost embarrassing to say no to the Macedonian file this year,” “Because saying no to our file endangers the seriousness of the EU towards a region that is geographically within the EU, encircled by EU member states. So the EU’s credibility is at stake now” External link

politico-eu Monday, June 17, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “My job is to make it clear that it will be difficult to be seen as a country that has an ambition to lead Europe and shape Europe and at the same time be a country that misses opportunities for success in Europe,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, June 7, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "My job is to make it clear that it will be difficult to be seen as a country that has an ambition to lead Europe and shape Europe and at the same time be a country that misses opportunities for success in Europe," External link

focus-news-en Friday, June 7, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We have managed to put the member states in the spotlight and to create an atmosphere where it is almost embarrassing to say no to the Macedonian file this year,” “Because saying no to our file endangers the seriousness of the EU towards a region that is geographically within the EU, encircled by EU member states. So the EU’s credibility is at stake now” External link

focus-news-en Friday, June 7, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov says : “It would be discouraging also for those who attempt to resolve other important bilateral disputes in a region plagued with disagreements since the collapse of the former Yugoslavia,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, May 27, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “When there is a good case for accession talks, that needs to be recognised and rewarded. If this does not happen, then the leverage of the EU becomes weak,” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, May 27, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "we operate domestically to strengthen our institutions and we want the rule of law to reign in our society," External link

trendnews-az Thursday, May 23, 2019 7:05:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov ajouté : "Au niveau domestique, nous travaillons à renforcer nos institutions, et nous voulons une société dans laquelle règne l'état de droit" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, May 22, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov pointed out : “The Balkan region has shown that it knows how to behave in a European manner and to create a future” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, April 12, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “This year North Macedonia is a case of hope and encouragement for the region and Europe. Backed by our achievements, we offer arguments in Berlin today on why it is important for our German friends to support us in opening the next door on our European journey. We have done plenty, but still, there is a great deal of work ahead in order to reach our desired goal – a new European reality, through exhaustive reform and fundamental transformation of the society and state” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, April 10, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “For us, as a government, it was important to find the key from the waiting room. So to do that, we went to our neighbors and said, we have thirst, hunger to do better, we want to move forward. The problem is that there is a lack of knowledge of the situation in the other country. Debates in both countries, still today are focused on the negative perspective. We need to somehow balance the domestic debate that will include the media, civil society. We need a lot of wisdom in what we say and how we say and we need a constant awareness that we address both public opinions” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Monday, April 1, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Our biggest fight is making the region European not by going through the motions of negotiations, but by truly changing our society. We are ready for a Balkan reform Olympics” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, March 29, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We managed to create a small Europe in the Balkans. It was a difficult agreement because it brought change, and people resist change. But what we achieved was outstanding: The agreement put an end to discriminations, taboos and stereotypes,” External link

kathimerini-en Friday, March 15, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "Since the declaration of our independence in 1991, we have always had a friend with us when we didn't have many friends. That friend is Turkey," External link

aa-en Thursday, March 14, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "Since the declaration of our independence in 1991, we have always had a friend with us when we didn't have many friends. That friend is Turkey," External link

haberler-en Thursday, March 14, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We have a historic deal, after the historic success in Prespa," External link

balkaneu Saturday, March 9, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “What you did made Greece an even greater nation,” External link

kathimerini-en Saturday, March 2, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Normally, the ratification process takes about a year, but in our case, it may take a little less than a year” External link

balkaneu Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Macedonia can be the precedent for how issues should be resolved in the rest of the Balkans,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 7, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “This is a historical event. We are writing history, because we have created a better future in a region full of conflicts,” External link

sofiaglobe Thursday, February 7, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What’s important for us is we’ll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

vietnamnews Thursday, February 7, 2019 6:54:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO,” External link

kabar Thursday, February 7, 2019 6:46:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

focus-news-en Thursday, February 7, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

afp-en Thursday, February 7, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO,” External link

wn Wednesday, February 6, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

afp-en Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO," External link

iran-daily Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “We stand beside these 29 allies … able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO," External link

presstv Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "What's important for us is we'll never walk alone again and we stand beside these 29 allies able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership," External link

pulse Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO,” External link

news-am Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Macedonia can be the precedent for how issues should be resolved in the rest of the Balkans,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, February 6, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO," External link

nbcnews Wednesday, February 6, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

focus-news-en Wednesday, February 6, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : "We stand beside these 29 allies ... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, February 6, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “We stand beside these 29 allies… able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO,” External link

egyptindependent Wednesday, February 6, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “We stand beside these 29 allies... able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO,” External link

trendnews-az Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

tribtown Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

cknw Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “History doesn’t simply happen, you have to make it happen. I want to acknowledge and praise the leadership of Prime Minister Zaev and of Prime Minister Tsipras. It was easier not to go through with this, so by no means, this historical reconciliation was inevitable. It was not even likely. It was easier to seat in the trenches of history. But what they dared to do is to invest political capital for the benefit of the two peoples of the two nations and the whole region, and NATO as a family and an alliance” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov concluded : “What is important for us, that we will never walk alone again. And we stand beside 29 Allies, NATO member states, able and ready to assume the obligations arising from our full membership in NATO” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov concluded : “For us, NATO is about making the world more peaceful and more stable. We will do our part when it comes to NATO missions and we will also do everything we can to make sure that our region, South Eastern Europe or the Balkans, is a region that is more predictable, more stable and more prosperous. It was a great day today” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

washtimes Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov told : “NATO is a family that is about security, stability, predictability, and a better and more peaceful world,” External link

kathimerini-en Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

kathimerini-en Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

wacotrib Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

globalnews Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

newsandstar Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

news9 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:49:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

gainesville Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

newson6 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

wsoctv Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

independent-ie-regional Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “It has been a long journey,” External link

thetimes Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

kiro7 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “this has been a long journey that we embarked on along with ten other countries. Once constitutional amendments come into power, Macedonia will become North Macedonia” External link

balkaneu Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

wftv Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “This is a historical event. We are writing history, because we have created a better future in a region full of conflicts,” External link

sofiaglobe Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:19:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

timescolonist Wednesday, February 6, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 6, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

startribune Wednesday, February 6, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Nothing is written until we write it. We can change our destiny, we can seize opportunities and I think this is what we have done" External link

theolympian Wednesday, February 6, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Macedonia can be the precedent for how issues should be resolved in the rest of the Balkans,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov wrote ( about Juan Guaido ) : “The Republic of Macedonia, in line with its European partners, supports and considers the President of the Venezuelan Assembly, Juan Guaido as Interim President, in accordance with the Constitution, in order to organize free, fair and democratic presidential elections” External link

balkaneu Tuesday, February 5, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said ( about Boyko Borisov ) : “Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov gave the first impetus for all the support we have received for our Euro-Atlantic integration. His message was: Europe helped us, now we help our neighbours,” External link

sofiaglobe Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Together, we have achieved a new spirit in our relations, thank you for not only being the first who recognized our country, but also for the first time you have given a mandate to sign our NATO accession protocol," External link

novinite Saturday, February 2, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said ( about Boyko Borisov ) : "Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov gave the first impetus for all the support we have received for our Euro-Atlantic integration. His message was: Europe helped us, now we help our neighbours," External link

balkaneu Friday, February 1, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Together we have achieved a new spirit in our relationship. Thank you that you not only first recognised our country, but you have also given the first mandate to sign our Nato accession protocol," External link

balkaneu Friday, February 1, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Let us debate on more important issues such as tax policies and economy. We should focus on bigger priorities” External link

balkaneu Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “NATO’s accession protocol is expected to be signed this week or next week. Afterwards, it will be sent to the Greek parliament for ratification. We hope that our friends, Lithuania among the first ones, will ratify the protocol in their respective parliaments. As soon as the protocol is ratified by the Greek parliament, we will have a seat within the Alliance” External link

balkaneu Tuesday, January 29, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov wrote ( about Nikos Kotzias ) : “Courage and hope have defeated fear. The future is there. As Nikos [Kotzias, former Greek foreign minister] often says, history should be a teacher, not a prison. I am so proud of what we did. Long live our friendship and the friendship between our nations! Long live visionary patriotism!” External link

eurasiareview Saturday, January 26, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We solved the biggest external political problem that had plagued us so much. We opened the doors to our future, we defended our identity and secured a solid future for the next generations” External link

balkaneu Friday, January 25, 2019 7:25:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “What we need to do now is to invest more on improving relations and boost strategic partnership in different areas” External link

balkaneu Friday, January 25, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov affirme : "Dans quelques années (...), grâce à de sages politiques de bon voisinage, même les manifestants en colère d'aujourd'hui, diront: +Il semble bien qu'ils avaient raison+" External link

izf Thursday, January 24, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov insiste : "Nous ne voulons pas adhérer aujourd'hui, nous voulons commencer le voyage" External link

izf Thursday, January 24, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov dit : "savent tous que les Balkans sont riches en histoire (...) Ce qu'ils ne savent pas suffisamment, c'est que nous pouvons aussi produire de l'avenir" External link

izf Thursday, January 24, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov affirme : "Dans quelques années (...), grâce à de sages politiques de bon voisinage, même les manifestants en colère d'aujourd'hui, diront: +Il semble bien qu'ils avaient raison+" External link

tv5 Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov insiste : "Nous ne voulons pas adhérer aujourd'hui, nous voulons commencer le voyage" External link

tv5 Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov dit : "savent tous que les Balkans sont riches en histoire (...) Ce qu'ils ne savent pas suffisamment, c'est que nous pouvons aussi produire de l'avenir" External link

tv5 Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov affirme : "Dans quelques années (...), grâce à de sages politiques de bon voisinage, même les manifestants en colère d'aujourd'hui, diront: +Il semble bien qu'ils avaient raison+" External link

LePoint Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov insiste : "Nous ne voulons pas adhérer aujourd'hui, nous voulons commencer le voyage" External link

LePoint Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov dit : "savent tous que les Balkans sont riches en histoire (...) Ce qu'ils ne savent pas suffisamment, c'est que nous pouvons aussi produire de l'avenir" External link

LePoint Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov warned : "loss of credibility of the whole accession process," External link

focus-news-en Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov warned : "By the time we end debate on which is the oldest nation, all of our younger generation will be in Germany and elsewhere," External link

focus-news-en Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov warned : "loss of credibility of the whole accession process," External link

digitaljournal Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov warned : "By the time we end debate on which is the oldest nation, all of our younger generation will be in Germany and elsewhere," External link

digitaljournal Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov affirme : "Dans quelques années (...), grâce à de sages politiques de bon voisinage, même les manifestants en colère d'aujourd'hui, diront: +Il semble bien qu'ils avaient raison+" External link

la-croix Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov insiste : "Nous ne voulons pas adhérer aujourd'hui, nous voulons commencer le voyage" External link

la-croix Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov dit : "savent tous que les Balkans sont riches en histoire (...) Ce qu'ils ne savent pas suffisamment, c'est que nous pouvons aussi produire de l'avenir" External link

la-croix Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov affirme : "Dans quelques années (...), grâce à de sages politiques de bon voisinage, même les manifestants en colère d'aujourd'hui, diront: +Il semble bien qu'ils avaient raison+" External link

afp-fr Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov insiste : "Nous ne voulons pas adhérer aujourd'hui, nous voulons commencer le voyage" External link

afp-fr Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov dit : "savent tous que les Balkans sont riches en histoire (...) Ce qu'ils ne savent pas suffisamment, c'est que nous pouvons aussi produire de l'avenir" External link

afp-fr Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "So I think soon, in a matter of days, we will see this ratification in the Greek parliament," External link

yenisafak-en Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Formally, this will take place (NATO membership), depending on the speed of the processes in different parliaments, probably, early next year. But in reality, we are going to be on the table very soon, maybe even in February or March this year," External link

yenisafak-en Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "So I think soon, in a matter of days, we will see this ratification in the Greek parliament," External link

haberler-en Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "Formally, this will take place (NATO membership), depending on the speed of the processes in different parliaments, probably, early next year. But in reality, we are going to be on the table very soon, maybe even in February or March this year," External link

haberler-en Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov declared : “The ratification of the Prespa agreement by the Greek parliament is not an easy process, given the opposition’s position there. Every political process has its difficulties. There will be numerous debates. We’ll see how it goes” External link

balkaneu Wednesday, January 16, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We have taken ownership of our destiny. We are making history by opening up our future. We have proven that miracles are possible. We demonstrated that we are European, not only geographically, but also in terms of European values. I am proud to be on the right side of history,” External link

kathimerini-en Saturday, January 12, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov stated : “The road map for finding a sustainable solution to the illegal possession, abuse and trafficking of small arms and light weapons and ammunition in the Western Balkans by 2024, adopted at the Western Balkans Summit in London on July 10 (this year) is an excellent framework, complementary to already existing national and regional initiatives, to strengthen the control and non-proliferation of small arms and light weapons” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Tuesday, December 11, 2018 9:30:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We can’t afford to wait any longer to assume this responsibility” External link

balkaneu Friday, December 7, 2018 2:23:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “Claims to exclusivity belong to the category of zero-sum games which in the past have only been a source of divisions and distractions in our region and beyond,” “When a neighbor from Greek Macedonia says she or he is a Macedonian – regionally, historically or culturally – does that threaten me? I don’t think so,” External link

focus-news-en Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:38:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “discarded irredentism formally within the constitution a long time ago,” External link

focus-news-en Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:38:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "If we have enough in terms of reform at home, we hope we will reach that stage (to start EU accession talks) and deal with the name issue in parallel," External link

thestar-my Thursday, September 14, 2017 3:32:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We cannot fight our way into the NATO alliance, we have to talk our way in," "We need to be seen in Athens as an ally ... In the long run it is also in the Greek interest to have a law-governed neighbour to their northern border" External link

thestar-my Thursday, September 14, 2017 3:32:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “We expect and hope for help and support regarding our European integration and we want to see a friend and future ally in each other, instead of [trying to] outsmart each other,” External link

eurasiareview Friday, September 1, 2017 4:36:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "I told Kotzias that I hope that Greece will recognize the new reality in Macedonia and our expressed desire for friendship," External link

ABCnews Thursday, August 31, 2017 9:05:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “I told Kodzias that I hope that Greece will recognize the new reality in Macedonia and our expressed desire for friendship,” External link

therepublic Thursday, August 31, 2017 5:49:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : "We spoke about the process, how it will be going, the methods and modalities, but we also spoke about what exactly are the interests and worries on both sides," External link

reuters Thursday, August 31, 2017 5:34:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov said : “I think that getting into too many details on an intelligence activity would lead us in the wrong direction, both Serbia and Macedonia,” External link

eurasiareview Sunday, August 27, 2017 6:21:00 AM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov added : “the increasingly authoritarian Balkan strongmen still talk pro-EU talks but they more and more emulate the Russian or Turkish model,” External link

carnegieeurope Thursday, September 22, 2016 2:01:00 PM EAT

Nikolai Dimitrov wrote : “Serbia is now among the countries globally to have suffered the largest declines regarding freedom of the press in 2015,” External link

carnegieeurope Thursday, September 22, 2016 2:01:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister27.91%EN12/05/201705/12/2017
foreign minister25.58%EN12/05/201705/12/2017
macedonian foreign minister6.98%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
estonian foreign minister2.33%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
homologue macédonien4.65%FR10/05/201705/10/2017
ministre des affaires étrangères et européennes2.33%FR10/05/201705/10/2017
ministre macédonien des affaires étrangères2.33%FR08/08/201708/08/2017
ministre des affaires étrangères macédonien4.65%FR08/07/201707/08/2017
minister of foreign affairs of the former yugoslav republic of macedonia2.33%EN08/04/201704/08/2017
macedonian foreign affairs minister2.33%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
foreign affairs minister2.33%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
diplomat13.95%EN09/24/201624/09/2016
ambassador2.33%EN03/27/200827/03/2008
Names Lang Count
Николай ДимитровBG73.15%
Никола ДимитровBG10.88%
Nikola DimitrovEN9.95%
Nikola DimitrovHR1.85%
Nikolay DimitrovEN1.62%
Nikola DimitrovFR1.39%
Nikolai DimitrovEN0.93%
Nikolay DimitrovEU0.23%
Nikolaj DimitrovNL0.00%
Николай Димитров (футболист)BG0.00%
Nikolaj DimitrowDE0.00%
Nicola DimitrovEN0.00%
Nikola DimitrovIT0.00%


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Michael Roth wrote ( about Nikolai Dimitrov ) : “North Macedonia deserves a clear message from the EU : Let’s start accession talks now! Thanks to Nikola Dimitrov for strong pro-European commitment and true friendship. You and your country can count on us, dear Nikola!” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Friday, September 13, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Nikos Dendias said ( about Nikolai Dimitrov ) : “I made it absolutely clear to Mr Dimitrov that Greece will insist on the agreement’s strict implementation,” External link

focus-news-en Friday, August 30, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Nikos Dendias said ( about Nikolai Dimitrov ) : “I made it absolutely clear to Mr Dimitrov that Greece will insist on the agreement’s strict implementation,” External link

kathimerini-en Thursday, August 29, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

The Deputy said ( about Nikolai Dimitrov ) : "I want to thank the Minister of Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia, Dimitrov, for the cooperation and discussion we have had, to welcome the signing of the first agreement on the opening of a new passage in the Prespes region, in the Lemos area. It is an important agreement based on the provisions of the historic agreement we have signed, the great, the Prespes Agreement. Our cooperation will be to the benefit of both sides and the Balkan peninsula" External link

balkaneu Friday, March 8, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

Jens Stoltenberg said ( about Nikolai Dimitrov ) : “NATO Allies will sign the Accession Protocol with the future Republic of North Macedonia, together with Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov” External link

news-am Saturday, February 2, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Jens Stoltenberg wrote ( about Nikolai Dimitrov ) : “NATO Allies will sign the Accession Protocol with the future Republic of North Macedonia, together with Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov” External link

europeanwesternbalkans Saturday, February 2, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT