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#NATO marks #NorthMacedonia membership

#NATO marks #NorthMacedonia membership

| March 30, 2020

Today (30 March), NATO had a low key ceremony to mark the accession of North Macedonia to NATO on 27 March. North Macedonia became NATO’s newest member, upon depositing its instrument of accession to the North Atlantic Treaty with the US State Department in Washington DC. NATO Allies signed North Macedonia’s Accession Protocol in February […]

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Accession talks with #Albania and #NorthMacedonia sharpens focus on EU solidarity

Accession talks with #Albania and #NorthMacedonia sharpens focus on EU solidarity

| March 27, 2020

Whilst public policy news continues to be dominated by the social and economic effects of the Chinese Covid 19 virus – the Council has found time to make great progress  in respect of the enlargement of the EU to embrace the countries of Albania and North Macedonia – writes Dr. Vladimir Krulj EU Member states […]

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#EPP wishes #Albania and #NorthMacedonia progress in their reforms

#EPP wishes #Albania and #NorthMacedonia progress in their reforms

| March 24, 2020

“The enlargement policy must continue to promote European values, stability and prosperity beyond current EU borders. I wish both Albania and North Macedonia a continued and speedy advancement on the path of the reforms, bringing their economies closer to European standards, for the benefit of their citizens and of the whole region,” said Michael Gahler […]

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Commission reports on progress made by #Albania and #NorthMacedonia

Commission reports on progress made by #Albania and #NorthMacedonia

| March 3, 2020

On 2 March, the Commission presented updates on the progress made by Albania and North Macedonia in further addressing rule of law related reforms, in particular in the areas set by the Council in June 2018. Both countries have delivered further tangible and sustainable results and therefore the Commission’s recommendation to open accession negotiations with […]

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Welcoming US Senate approval of #NATOAccessionProtocol for #NorthMacedonia

Welcoming US Senate approval of #NATOAccessionProtocol for #NorthMacedonia

| October 25, 2019

Michael R. Pompeo, US Secretary of State The approval by the United States Senate of the protocol to the NATO treaty on the accession of North Macedonia underscores the US commitment to transatlantic security and represents an important step forward in North Macedonia’s progress toward becoming a NATO Ally. We strongly support North Macedonia’s continued […]

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Failure to open accession talks with #Albania and #North #Macedonia ‘is a mistake’

Failure to open accession talks with #Albania and #North #Macedonia ‘is a mistake’

| October 24, 2019

In a resolution adopted today (24 October), the European Parliament stresses that both countries meet the requirements to start negotiations. Parliament expresses deep disappointment over the failure to agree on opening EU accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia at the EU summit on 17-18 October. MEPs regret the move by France, Denmark and the […]

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#CounterTerrorism – Commission to sign arrangements with #Albania and #Macedonia as part of Joint Action Plan for the Western Balkans

#CounterTerrorism – Commission to sign arrangements with #Albania and #Macedonia as part of Joint Action Plan for the Western Balkans

| October 10, 2019

On 9 October, Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos (pictured) signed two arrangements with Albania and North Macedonia, implementing the Joint Action Plan on Counter-Terrorism for the Western Balkans. The arrangements will identify concrete priority actions for each Western Balkan partner in the area of counter-terrorism cooperation for 2019 and 2020 as well […]

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