President Stevo Pendarovski had a working meeting today with the heads of the diplomatic and consular missions of the Republic of North Macedonia in the EU member states and the permanent missions in the EU and NATO.
The meeting focused on the country’s EU integration in anticipation of the EU Council in June 2021, the situation in the Western Balkans, the Covid 19 pandemic, as well as the anniversary of North Macedonia’s membership in NATO.
At the meeting, President Pendarovski spoke about the possibilities for the country to move forward in the European integration, in the context of the new methodology for conducting the accession process, as well as the bilateral issues related to good neighborly relations.
From our diplomats, President Pendarovski requested active involvement in the forthcoming period, pointing out the need to constantly detect opportunities for enhancing bilateral cooperation with the countries in which they are accredited.
Regarding the anniversary of NATO membership, President Pendarovski stressed that the country will continue the process of equipping and modernizing the Army and security structures. At the meeting, President Pendarovski also referred to our participation in peacekeeping missions and initiatives that are now on the list of interests of the Alliance.