Brussels, 6 May 2019 (MIA) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has congratulated President-elect Stevo Pendarovski on his win at yesterday’s elections.
Juncker congratulates Pendarovski on behalf of the European Union.
“We take this opportunity to reaffirm the European Union’s unequivocal commitment to the European perspective of the Western Balkans. As the accession process is merit-driven and based on thorough reform in each partner, we encourage you to pursue North Macedonia’s path of real and sustained reform. You can count on our absolute support for your efforts,” says Juncker in the note.
The European Union, he adds, considers that the Prespa Agreement is an extraordinary political achievement. It is a crucial step in your path towards the European Union. The agreement sets an example of reconciliation for others in the region and beyond.
“We would like to offer to you our most sincere wishes for a successful term as President. We look forward to working with you closely to further strengthen our friendship and to advance our common objective of building a united and prosperous Europe,” underlines EC President Juncker.