SKOPJE (Macedonia), November 25 (SeeNews) – Following are some of the main stories carried by online versions of Macedonian media on Wednesday morning. SeeNews has not verified these reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
- The Macedonian government is seriously considering building a nuclear power plant in the country and will discuss the issue at the next cabinet session, Economy Minister Fatmir Besimi said. He presented the idea to U.S. company General Electric (GE) during his recent visit to the U.S. The company expressed readiness to provide technical assistance for the project, said Besimi, adding that the plan is still in an early stage.
- The Macedonian Stock Exchange fell on Tuesday for the fifth day in a row, with the blue-chip index, MBI 10 dropping by 3.55% from a day earlier. The bourse’s turnover totalled some 22 million denars.
- The European Parliament holds a plenary session on Wednesday to discuss the draft resolution submitted by the Italian MEP Gabriele Albertini on the EU enlargement strategy, including the Western Balkans, Turkey and Iceland. The voting is scheduled for Thursday. According to the resolution, the decision that the European Council could take on December 7 regarding launching EU accession negotiations with Macedonia is not conditioned by the settling of the Macedonian-Greek name dispute.
(1 euro = 61.7817 Macedonian denars)