At yesterday’s session, the Government adopted a decision on appointing co-chairs and members of the joint intergovernmental working groups for deepening the bilateral cooperation between the country and Bulgaria. The Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said that both Skopje and Sofia must fulfill most of the tasks that have not been completed.
Additionally, Deputy Prime Minister Maricic said that the new approach to resolving outstanding issues with Bulgaria promises a positive outcome and gives new value to Northern Macedonia’s commitment to EU accession, while Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani announced that in a few days there will be a proposal for our ambassador in Sofia.
The Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski In an interview with Channel 5 last night, he stressed that the goal of the Government is in the working groups, whose work will take place practically on a weekly basis, which will be consisted not only by politicians, but also business communities, chambers of commerce and representatives of universities and youth organizations. which can contribute to the strengthening of good neighborly relations.
– I hope that in June and July we will have much better relations with Bulgaria and that we will be a step towards resolving the open issues we have, said Kovacevski, emphasizing that although he does not want to be tied to dates and specific deadlines, it is still rational. an optimist who believes in achieving the goal – to reach a quick solution.