The President of the Republic of North Macedonia, Stevo Pendarovski, received today Nikos Dendias, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, who is paying a visit to the Republic of North Macedonia.
At the meeting, views on the overall bilateral relations between North Macedonia and Greece were exchanged, on the European and Euro-Atlantic perspectives of North Macedonia, as well as on the developments in the region.
President Pendarovski stressed that North Macedonia is strongly committed to developing partnership relations with Greece, based on friendship and the common interest of both countries’ citizens for a prosperous region. In this context, President Pendarovski said that Prespa Agreement is a step that demonstrates commitment to developing good neighborly relations and cooperation.
President Pendarovski thanked Greece for its strong support for the start of North Macedonia’s accession negotiations with the European Union during, and after, the last European Council. President Pendarovski noted that, in anticipation of the new methodology for conducting accession negotiations, North Macedonia is focused on intensifying the reform process, with the aim of opening accession negotiations with the EU as soon as possible.