NORWAY TO DONATE 200.000€ FOR DEFENSE
The Kingdom of Norway will donate 200.000 euros for implementation of the defense reforms in Macedonia. The Macedonian Defense Ministry and the Norwegian Embassy signed a contract for the LEPEZA (spectre) project, which aim is to find alternative careers for surplus officers.
"So far, the Government of Norway has donated 200.000 euros for equipment, and other Nordic countries have donated 300.000 euros. The Kingdom of Norway will allocate additional 200.000 euros for the important defense reforms," said Kai Ede, the Political Director and Councillor of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
He added that there is still alot of work to be done, but Macedonia is moving
in the right direction towards NATO membership.
MD: This is a part of a two day visit to Macedonia by High officials of the Swedish and Norwegian Foreign Ministries. They will will attend the openings of the Embassies of their countries in Macedonia and will have several meetings with Macedonian government officials as well as a visit to the UNDP office in Skopje