- Friday, July 11, 2014 11:11 AM
Skopje, 11 July 2014 (MIA) - Defense Minister Zoran Jolevski met Thursday in Washington with several United States congressmen, including Bill Pascrell, Frank Wolf, Eliot Engel and Ted Poe, focusing on enhancement of the U.S. support to Macedonia.
The congressmen voiced their sincere support to Macedonia regarding its Euro-Atlantic integration, and thanked for the country's contribution in establishing peace, security and democratic values in Afghanistan, the Defense Ministry said in a press release.
During the talks, Jolevski stressed Macedonia's interest for enlargement of the strategic partnership with the United States.
In this regard, Congressman Wolf stressed that more members of the countries' security forces should be trained and educated in both Macedonia and the United States.
Minister Jolevski also laid flowers at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington, paying respect to those who gave their lives for global peace and security, reads the press release. ik/11:06
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