Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM) disseminates the interview of its Spokesperson Panayote Dimitras to the Macedonian daily newspaper "Dnevnik” published on 17 April 2007. He gave answers to several questions of journalist Zana P. Bozinovska.
On 17 April in the frame of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe took place a proposal for a resolution regarding the status of the Macedonian ethic minority in Greece// The motion was signed by fifteen deputies of the Council of Europe after an initiative of Rainbow party, a delegation of which attends the works of the General Assembly which takes place these days in Strasburg.
Doc. 11249 Motion for a resolution presented by Mr Jurgens and others This motion has not been discussed in the Assembly and commits only the members who have signed it 1. The undersigned are deeply concerned about the high number of sustained human rights violations against the Macedonian ethnic and linguistic minority of northern Greece.
At the local elections in Albania, held on February 18, 2007, a Macedonian from the party Macedonian Alliance for European Integration (MAEI) was, for the first time, elected as mayor. Edmond Temelko, a 35-year-old veterinarian turned politician won the mayoral position in Prespa municipality, making him the first Macedonian elected in Albania.