The President of the Republic of North Macedonia, Stevo Pendarovski, received today the Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Rachel Galloway.
At the meeting, views were exchanged on the bilateral relations between the two countries, as well as on the latest developments and challenges in the region. The interlocutors expressed satisfaction with the development of the overall relations between the two countries, which are characterized by mutual friendship, trust and solid partnership.
President Pendarovski stressed that North Macedonia in the past period invested huge efforts in the integration processes, and today is a model of successful transformation for all countries in the region.
It was stated at the meeting that the United Kingdom is our long-standing partner and supporter of the reforms in the defense and security sector, as well as in the field of judiciary, public administration and transparency of public institutions.
President Pendarovski expressed confidence that the United Kingdom, as a strong partner and friend of North Macedonia, will continue with the concrete support and assistance in achieving our strategic priorities. In that context, the President voiced his expectation that the long-standing partnership within NATO would be completed with our membership in the Alliance, at the leaders’ meeting, to be held in London in December 2019.
Ambassador Galloway congratulated President Pendarovski on his assuming of office and wished him success in the performance of his duties, while expressing readiness for further promotion of the cooperation and strengthening of the traditionally friendly relations between the two countries.