OSMANI: THE SUPPORT FOR THE EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES RECEIVES GROWING SUPPORT FROM THE CITIZENS
Deputy Prime Minister in
charge of European Affairs, Bujar Osmani, today in the premises of the
Government of the Republic of Macedonia, had a meeting with a delegation from
the European Council on Foreign Relations led by Norbert Rothgen, Chairman of
the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Bundestag who pays a visit to our
Today's visit of the
representatives from the European Council on Foreign Relations is aimed at
supporting the European and Euro-Atlantic perspective of the Republic of
Macedonia, especially in the direction of encouraging the country at these
decisive moments, to join the European momentum in the region.
"It is a real honour for
the presence of our international friends and well-intentioned whose support in
this period is unambiguous and it is an important incentive and encouragement
for the citizens in their decision to support the European perspective of the
country," Osmani said. In that direction, Osmani informed about the
activities of the Government, as well as the political parties on the upcoming
referendum, and expressed hope and expectations for its success.
"Citizens have realised
the seriousness of this decision, and with the coming day of the decision, the
support for the Euro-Atlantic perspective of the country is growing,"
Osmani said, emphasising that he expects mature behaviour from all relevant
political representatives in the country, who, he said, he expects that they
will not miss this unprecedented chance to help their own country and their own
citizens in fulfilling their aspiration for EU and NATO membership.
The European Council on
Foreign Affairs is one of the most influential pan-European "think
tank" organisations, whose main mission is the protection and promotion of
European values, especially in the construction of the values of the wider