• A-
  • A
  • A+
Monday, May 21, 2018, 

Xhaferi-Erdogan: Turkey supports Macedonia's NATO integration

Xhaferi-Erdogan: Turkey supports Macedonia

Ankara, 19 April 2018 (MIA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave support to Macedonia's NATO integration and the use of the country's constitutional name at Thursday's meeting with Parliament Speaker Talax Xhaferi, MIA reports from Ankara.

The Turkish President referred to the need for intensification of economic cooperation, reaffirming the commitment for increase of the bilateral trade exchange to one billion US dollars.

Speaker Xhaferi said the frequent high-level meetings between the two countries confirm the traditional friendship and contribute to the enhancement of the long-standing cooperation.

Xhaferi and Erdogan exchanged opinions on developments in the two countries and the region, with the Macedonian Speaker briefing the Turkish President over the European Commission Progress Report and the unconditional recommendation for the start of EU accession talks.

талат џафери турција

"The parliamentary majority is committed to the realization of the reform agenda and the fundamental democratic values, the rule of law, the respect of human rights, the building of good neighborly relations and settlement of open issues," said Xhaferi.

Interlocutors also tackled the necessity to intensify cooperation in the fight against terrorism, with Macedonia condemning the attempted coup in Turkey and supporting democratically elected institutions.

They also highlighted the significance of inter-parliamentary cooperation and parliamentary democracy for bilateral and multilateral relations. ik/21:32


All Rights Reserved.This material may not be stored, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form, except with the prior express permission of Macedonian Information Agency.


Meghan Markle’s nephew caught with knife at London nightclub

Meghan Markle’s nephew sparked a police probe just...

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wed in Windsor as millions watch

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each oth...

Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle

One of the last remaining mysteries of the wedding...

‘Brilliant, depressing’ National Geographic cover goes viral

A haunting cover image on the June issue of Nation...

Elton John will perform at the royal wedding

Elton John will take the stage at the royal weddin...