Today at the Secretariat for European Affairs
Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia in charge of European
Affairs, Arbr Ademi PhD had a meeting with Colin Wolfe from DG Neighbourhood
and Enlargement Negotiations- NEAR.
At the meeting they discussed the current
situation in the use of IPA support, as well as opportunities to expand
cooperation on regional development.
Deputy Prime Minister Ademi, as National
IPA Coordinator, informed Mr. Wolfe on the priorities he has set in terms of
IPA relating to operation and development of the decentralised implementation
system for IPA, IPA implementation with the highest possible rate of
absorption, in accordance with the priorities of the Government and the joint
agenda with the EU.
Ademi said that assistance provided through
IPA is very important for the implementation of key reforms, especially in this
At the end of the meeting the interlocutors
expressed satisfaction with the cooperation between Macedonia and the European
Commission, which is in favour of good relations at each level.