Macedonian non-profit outlet Diversity Media published an article/podcast [mk, sq] about the Balkan states’ reactions to the situation in Syria, featuring a statement by GV Author Ruslan Trad (among others, including the Macedonian politician Stojan Andov [en, mk], who served as the Yugoslav Ambassador to Iraq in 1987-1991).

According to the article, while Serbia arranged a special flight to evacuate its citizens, Borche Stamov, the spokesman of the Macedonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, when asked about his compatriots, just stated: “Most of the foreigners already left Syria, so probably the Macedonians are among them.”