North Macedonian Flag Placed at NATO Hall in Pentagon

A ceremony to unveil the North Macedonian flag was held at the NATO Hall at the Pentagon, which after NATO membership, joined the 29 flags of other member states of the Alliance, according to the MoD. The flag was symbolically unveiled by Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska and US Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper. Pointing out that the country’s membership in NATO has strengthened peace and stability in the region, Cooper thanked Minister Sekerinska for her personal commitment to NATO membership and for the huge contribution to the development of North Macedonian-American relations. The ceremony was also attended by the US Ambassador to Macedonia, Kate Marie Byrnes, who in her speech said that the country’s NATO membership is crucial for the stability and progress of the region, and congratulated Sekerinska on her, as she said, leadership and vision in achieving the strategic goals of the state.