- Friday, November 10, 2017 1:10 PM
Skopje, 10 November 2017 (MIA) - Macedonia's Euro-Atlantic integration and Slovakia's support in this regard, opportunities for enhancement of bilateral cooperation, especially in the economic field, were in the focus of Friday's meeting of Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi and State Secretary of Slovakian Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Ivan Korcok.
Xhaferi expressed satisfaction from the opportunity to meet an official from a country that shares excellent, long-standing bilateral relations with Macedonia, the Speaker's Office said in a press release.
The Slovak parliament has already shared its experiences during the establishment of the Parliamentary Institute in the Macedonian counterpart institution.
Xhaferi briefed Korcok over the new, positive approach in the issue of Euro-Atlantic integration, especially through improvement of relations with neighbors and reforms needed for Macedonia's in Euro-Atlantic structures.
Korcok stressed that Slovakia would enhance its support to Macedonia on the road to EU and NATO, initiating a project that would support the meeting of criteria in line with Priebe recommendations and the government's reform plan.
Xhaferi voiced the Parliament's readiness to contribute in the project's implementation, since its objectives comply with the commitment of open parliament for citizens and civil society, reads the press release. ik/13:08
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