Sekerinska and Akar Sign Contract for Military-Financial Cooperation

Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska and her Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar signed in Istanbul, Turkey the Contract for Military-Financial Cooperation between their respective countries and the Protocol for its implementation. “North Macedonia and Turkey are not only strategic partners, but also rather friendly states that respect each other and cooperate for over 30 years now, without any strains in their bilateral relations,” Sekerinska said. From the Defence Ministry they state that the Cooperation Contract foresees allocation of funds on annual level in several phases, which will be used for upgrade of the military capacities of the country in the following 5 years.