- Tuesday, June 13, 2017 8:49 PM
Skopje, 13 June 2017 (MIA) - Prime Minister Zoran Zaev met Tuesday with the Ambassador of the Russian Federation, Oleg Shcherbak, for talks on the priorities of the new government in Macedonia and on ways to foster cooperation between the countries on a democratic basis in the areas deemed important for the citizens of the two nations.
"The priority of the Republic of Macedonia is to join the EU and NATO. To that end, we are focused on a swift and quality-based reform process. Macedonia's objective is to strengthen its partnership with our friends in the spirit of democratic values and advancement of the quality of living standards," Zaev said as cited by the government's press service.
Zaev and Shcherbak concluded that conditions were in place to improve business ties between the countries, stated the press release. An enhanced cooperation in the sphere of economy, trade, culture and education could benefit the citizens of the two countries, the PM stated.
Moreover, Ambassador Shcherbak, on behalf of Russia's PM Dmitry Medvedev, congratulated Zaev on his appointment as premier, whereas Zaev congratulated the ambassador on Russia Day - the national holiday of the Russian Federation celebrated on June 12. ba/20:48
All Rights Reserved.This material may not be stored, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form, except with the prior express permission of Macedonian Information Agency.
- 9:28 PM | Three children aged 4, 2, 1 die in Veles fire
Three children aged 4, 2 and 1 died in a fire that broke out on the outskirts of Veles late on Wedne...
- 9:20 PM | Erdogan says Turkey became safe haven for refugees, West hid behind barbed wires
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday Turkey became a safe haven for refugees while the W...
- 8:57 PM | Trump to order end of immediate immigrant family separations at U.S. border
U.S. President Donald Trump said he would sign an executive order on immigration on Wednesday to end...
- 8:46 PM | WC 2018: Uruguay makes knockout stage, Saudi Arabia out after 1-0 loss
Uruguay beat Saudi Arabia 1-0 on Wednesday thanks to a goal from striker Luis Suarez, propelling the...
- 8:41 PM | Committee for changes in Macedonian, Greek instruction books in coming weeks
A committee working on changes in instruction books in both Macedonia and Greece will be established...