President Stevo Pendarovski received today the Minister of Defense of the People’s Republic of China, General Wei Fenghe, who is paying a visit to the Republic of North Macedonia.
At the meeting, opinions were exchanged on the overall bilateral relations between the two countries, which are characterized by friendship, mutual understanding and respect.
President Pendarovski stressed that the Republic of North Macedonia, being a member of NATO and a candidate country for membership in the European Union, will cooperate with the People’s Republic of China within the “17 + 1 Cooperation Process”.
President Pendarovski thanked for the overall technical assistance provided by the People’s Republic of China, which is implemented through projects in various fields. President Pendarovski expressed special gratitude for the assistance provided in the fight against Covid-19, through the allocation of funds and protective equipment.
President Pendarovski stressed the expectations for the soon finalization of the procurement of vaccines from the Chinese company “Sinopharm”, which is of particular importance for the smooth implementation of mass immunization of the population against Covid-19.