Fri. Jun 9th, 2023
Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Kovachevski

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Dimitar Kovachevski and Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani today in Washington, D.C.  Secretary Blinken and Prime Minister Kovachevski emphasized the strong U.S. support for and the importance of North Macedonia’s EU accession for the country and the Western Balkan region.  The Secretary highlighted North Macedonia’s important contributions and leadership promoting peace and stability in the Western Balkans and in support of Ukraine, particularly while holding OSCE’s Chairmanship-in-Office.  The Secretary also noted the strong bilateral cooperation between the United States and North Macedonia, and stressed the importance of strengthening democratic institutions, rule of law reform, and energy security.

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