PM Zaev Meets US Ambassador Byrnes

PM Zoran Zaev held on Wednesday a meeting with US Ambassador in Skopje Kate Marie Byrnes. At the meeting, as the governmental press service informed, the interlocutors discussed and reaffirmed the good partnership between Macedonia and the US in numerous fields, with Byrnes voicing support on behalf of the US for the further progress of Macedonia in the Euro-Atlantic integrations. Both Zaev and Byrnes agreed that the EU should start the accession talks with Macedonia as soon as possible, which along with the NATO perspectives, would be a great encouragement for the Euro-Atlantic integrations of the entire Western Balkan region. “We remain focused on resolving our bilateral disputes with Bulgaria, as well as the processes for implementation of reforms necessary for strengthening of our changes for sooner start of the EU accession talks,” Zaev told Byrnes.