celebration of European Days in the Republic of North Macedonia today, Deputy
Prime Minister for European Affairs, Bujar Osmani, hosted the traditional
"EU breakfast", which marks the celebration of the May 9th - Europe
Day organised by Secretariat for European affairs every year.
this sixty-nineth anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, an event marking the
creation of the European Union, the most important and greatest civilization
benefit of the modern world; a project that for 70 years has provided peace,
stability and prosperity, turning Europe into the best place to live",
Osmani stressed, pointing out the successes of the Republic of North Macedonia
in its aspirations for membership in the European Union.
Republic of North Macedonia joins the aspirations of the member states in the
construction of a sound, more stable and more efficient Europe, and in the
future will work towards achieving these goals," emphasised Osmani,
pointing to the expected start of the negotiations as an important part in this
Ambassador to Macedonia, Zhbogar, addressed at the event, highlighting the
progress of the country, expressing hope for a rapid verification of the
country's success, confirming European perspectives in the forthcoming period.
A short address
was given by the elected President, Stevo Pendarovski, who emphasised his
commitment, as a future President, for successful European integration of the
country. Pendarovski made a parallel of the presidential elections on which he
was elected as a process that was important to the country not because of his
election, but because of the process for himself, as an expression of the
democratic and political maturity of the country, in the direction of meeting
the criteria for membership in the Union. Similarly, Pendarovski reminded of
the forthcoming European elections, as an important challenge not only for the
member states participating in these elections, but for us as well, the
candidate countries, who closely follow the political wind that will be
reflected in the results of these elections.
The event was
attended by the ambassadors of the EU member states, the ambassadors of the
Western Balkan countries, the former deputy prime ministers for European
affairs, as well as representatives of the civil society organisations.