PM Zaev meets Pope Francis

The PM of Macedonia Zoran Zaev met Tuesday the Sovereign of Vatican City State and the Head of the Catholic Church Pope Francis, who paid an official visit to Macedonia. As reported by the PM’s office via a press release, the interlocutors spoke about the cooperation between Macedonia and the Holy See, focusing on the observation of the Day of St. Cyril and Methodius. “PM Zaev and Pope Francis highlighted North Macedonia’s efforts to continue its affirmation as a land of unity and tolerance, following the example and deed of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, who were declared patrons of Europe in 1980 in Vatican,” the press release reads. PM Zaev told Pope Francis that his visit serves as motivation and inspiration for the citizens of Macedonia, while the Pope sent his blessings to the PM, his family and all citizens of Macedonia.