Today in New York, on the sidelines of the 78th General Assembly of the United Nations, President Stevo Pendarovski met with the King of Jordan, Abdullah II.
At the meeting, it was noted that the bilateral relations between the two countries are defined by mutual respect and understanding, as well as good cooperation in international organizations and institutions with special emphasis on the UN.
President Pendarovski thanked for the accreditation of five of our universities in Jordan which enabled Macedonian students to continue their education in Jordan and emphasized that higher education is a key component for the future development and progress of both societies.
The interlocutors also discussed the common goals of stability, security and prosperity of the region of the Balkans and the Middle East, where North Macedonia and Jordan have a thriving ethnic diversity and share the same policy of tolerance, coexistence and respect, building societies in which ethnic harmony and religious diversity are nurtured.
President Pendarovski and King Abdullah II exchanged opinions and information on current events in the Balkans and the Middle East, as well as the commitment and contribution of both countries to achieving sustainable peace and stability in both regions, with President Pendarovski emphasizing that the Macedonian positions are harmonized within the EU and in coordination with the partner countries of the NATO Alliance.