SKOPJE (Macedonia), October 13 (SeeNews) – Following are some of the main stories in the online versions of Macedonian media on Tuesday morning. SeeNews has not verified these reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
- Macedonian Agriculture Ministry is expected to provide some 70 million euro in subsidies to farmers this year, whilst next year the planned subsidies will rise to 100 million euro. Macedonia’s imports of food and beverages in the first eight months of the year amounted to $390 million, while exports totalled $318 million, according to statistical data.
- Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski said he is ready to hold talks with Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou on the name dispute between the two neighbours, in order to find a solution. Macedonia is involved in a 18-year-old name dispute with its southern neighbour, which objects to the use of the name Republic of Macedonia, saying it implies territorial claims to the northernmost Greek province of the same name.