Tag Archives: Jens Stoltenberg

Stoltenberg – Zaev Phone Conversation

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev held Thursday a phone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, who expressed support and congratulated on the success achieved in implementing the Prespa Agreement. Stoltenberg welcomed the courageous, grand and statesmanlike decision of the MPs, telling PM Zaev that NATO was pleased Macedonia was moving ahead, the government said in a press release. The NATO ...

Read More »

NATO Sec Gen Welcomes Parliament Decision

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has welcomed the Parliament’s decision to initiate constitutional changes arising from the Prespa Agreement.  “I welcome the vote by parliament in Skopje on the proposed constitutional changes. It’s up to the government and political leaders to complete national procedures on the name agreement and seize this historic opportunity to bring the country into NATO,” tweeted Stoltenberg. ...

Read More »

Stoltenberg: No Plan B for Macedonia

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg reiterated Monday that the implementation of the name agreement with Greece is the only way to Macedonia’s NATO membership, and that there is no other way or plan B for the country’s admission to the military alliance.  “NATO is ready to accept Macedonia as the 30th member very soon after the implementation of the name agreement, ...

Read More »

NATO Sec Gen Officially Hands Over Membership Invitation to PM Zaev

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday at an official ceremony handed over to Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev the invitation for launching negotiations with NATO after it was approved by the NATO allies at Wednesday’s summit in Brussels.  “This has been a crucial breakthrough, which has opened the path to become a full member of NATO. Detailed accession talks ...

Read More »

NATO Member States Invite Macedonia to Start Accession Talks

NATO member states have agreed to invite Macedonia to start the accession talks, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told a press conference on Wednesday. “We welcome the historic agreement between Athens and Skopje on the solution of the name issue and agreed to invite the government in Skopje to start accession talks. Once all national procedures have been completed to finalise ...

Read More »

Pendarovski: We Expect Official NATO Invitation Announcement

Tomorrow, we are waiting for an official announcement from the NATO headquarters in Brussels that Macedonia will be presented with an official membership invitation at the upcoming summit of the Alliance on July 11-12, said Stevo Pendarovski, the country’s National NATO Coordinator. “NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will make the announcement the Macedonian citizens have been waiting for years. It ...

Read More »

NATO Sec Gen Stoltenberg Specifies Conditions for Macedonia Invitation

NATO Sec Gen Jens Stoltenberg specified on Monday the conditions for Macedonia getting an invitation. “Of course, the decision will be taken by Heads of State and Government at our Summit in July, but I expect and I hope that the Heads of State and Government can agree to start accession talks. Then, of course, we’ll all be able to ...

Read More »