On March 27, 2020, the Republic of North Macedonia became NATO’s 30th member, achieving one of the three strategic priorities of the country’s foreign policy, according to the Government, MIA informs.
The country’s NATO membership received the broadest political consensus since 1993 as well as strong public support, the Government said in a Facebook post.
“We are at the same table together with the greatest and most developed countries in the world,” the post says. “Of NATO’s 30 members, 21 countries are EU member states. We are an equal part of this large family of developed democracies and together we contribute to world peace and security.”
To mark the country’s second NATO membership anniversary, Prime Minister Dimitar Kovachevski, former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Bojan Marichikj, Minister of Defense Slavjanka Petrovska and Minister of Foreign Affairs Bujar Osmani shared their thoughts on Facebook, as well.