- Sunday, June 18, 2017 6:24 PM
Skopje, 18 June 2017 (MIA) - The joint commitment for enhancement of traditional friendly bilateral relations and Turkey's support to Macedonia's EU and NATO integration was in the focus of Sunday's meeting of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
On behalf of the Turkish government, Cavusoglu congratulated Zaev on assuming the PM's post and said they would fully support the Government's work. He also expressed assurance that the new government opened Macedonia's path to EU and NATO, the Government said in a press release.
PM Zaev said the government is fully committed to reforms towards the country's Euro-Atlantic integration, contributing to economic development and quality life of all citizens.
He added that the government is working on creating a favorable business environment, supporting both domestic companies and foreign investments, thus opening new jobs, creating opportunities for higher salaries and dignified living standard of citizens.
In this regard, FM Cavusoglu said there is interest among Turkish companies for investments in Macedonia, especially following the government's efforts undertaken for political and economic stabilization.
Interlocutors expressed mutual interest for cooperation in the fields of economy, investments, trade, education, culture, sports etc.
Discussions also tackled the government's inclusive policies in building a society for all people, regardless of their ethnic and political affiliation, thus making Macedonia a model of coexistence in regional terms and beyond, reads the press release. ik/18:23
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