Today, President Stevo Pendarovski received the credentials of the newly appointed ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Matthew Lawson.
At the solemn ceremony, President Pendarovski emphasized that the Republic of North Macedonia attaches great importance to the development of relations and cooperation with the United Kingdom, highlighting that the United Kingdom played a crucial role in the development of the Republic of North Macedonia as a European democracy.
“We highly appreciate the strong partnership relations that we cultivate within NATO, especially at a time when we are facing serious global security challenges. I assure you that North Macedonia will continue to actively contribute to all future peace processes as a NATO ally and partner country, and in the interest of the well-being of the European continent and beyond,” said President Pendarovski.
At the ceremony, Ambassador Lawson emphasized that the relations between the two countries are really important for the United Kingdom.
“We are increasing our support for both North Macedonia and the region in order to support your efforts to build prosperity in a safe and stable neighborhood. Success in these areas will also benefit the UK and Europe as a whole,” said Ambassador Lawson.
President Pendarovski wished Ambassador Lawson a successful performance of his important diplomatic mission.