President Pendarovski Meets Lajcak and Participates in GLOBSEC Forum

In the frames of his participation in the GLOBSEC 2020 Bratislava Forum, President Stevo Pendarovski held a meeting on Thursday with Miroslav Lajcak, EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue and other Western Balkan regional issues. As the President said on Twitter, he informed “the EU Special Representative that our country is ready to start accession negotiations with the EU and that we expect that to happen during the German presidency, by the end of this year.” Lajcak, on his part, pointed to Macedonia as an exceptionally positive example in the region. In his address at the Forum, Pendarovski said Skopje was fully ready to start membership negotiations, adding that it didn’t expect a Bulgarian blockade.