US and France Support Macedonia’s EU Accession

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian have expressed their support to North Macedonia’s EU accession. “Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Le Drian exchanged views on the importance of EU accession for North Macedonia and Albania, on support for Ukraine, and on holding Iran accountable for its ongoing provocations,” wrote the State Department in a press release. Pompeo and Le Drian discussed efforts to ensure the enduring defeat of ISIS, the importance of the NATO Alliance and the need for continued transatlantic cooperation to confront threats to shared security interests. Pompeo reaffirmed the U.S. administration’s steadfast commitment to the Alliance, and reiterated the need for Transatlantic cooperation.