Pendarovski-Byrnes: NATO membership, both Security and Political meaning

President Stevo Pendarovski met with US Ambassador Kate Marie Byrnes on Tuesday, where they concluded that the NATO membership for Macedonia is important from both security and political aspects. President Pendarovski, at a lecture at the University American College-Skopje, stated that it’s important for Macedonia to enter NATO, because as a small country it has limited resources in the way of defence and security, which makes it necessary to be part of a larger collective security system. “The different kinds of threats we face now are extremely complicated and are threats which no country can face alone, not even the US. Placing our capabilities and capacities in a joint defence is the only way in which we can be prepared and succeed in providing security for the future generations,” stated Ambassador Byrnes.