MINISTER ELENOVSKI IN THE USA
Macedonian Defense Minister Lazar Elenovski will be heading to Washington at an invitation of organizers of the traditional prayer breakfast at the White House.
In the course of the five-day visit, Elenovski will be holding talks with representatives of the US Congress and Senate as well as with senior officials from the State Department and Pentagon.
Macedonian Defense Minister will also meet with representatives of the Macedonian Diaspora, representatives of the Jewish community in the US, members of the National Albanian-American Council (NAAC) Executive Board. The visit will also include activities staged by the US Atlantic Council.
Minister Elenovski will also visit the Allied Command Transformation (ACT) at Norfolk, with a series of briefings and a meeting with the ACT Commander General Smith.
Elenovski will deliver a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies along with the US Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England and the Albanian Defense Minister Fatmir Mediu.
The theme of minister's speech will be NATO in the 21st century - National Perspectives.
MD: Nice, if it leads to NATO membership