GERMAN PRESIDENT TO VISIT MACEDONIA
German President Horst Koehler will pay a two-day visit to Macedonia from Wednesday to Thursday.
During the visit to Zagreb on Tuesday, the German president pledged support to the accession of the Western Balkans into the European Union.
Germany wants the European project to include Macedonia, Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro and Albania, Koehler said.
He stressed that Europe's division would be definitely bridged once the Western Balkans become members of the European Union.
During the stay in Skopje, President Koehler will meet with Macedonian President Branko Crvenkovski, Parliament Speaker Ljubisha Georgievski, Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and with representatives of political parties.
President Koehler and his wife will hold meetings with representatives of NGO sector and religious communities. They will visit a number of educational facilities and cultural-historical sites in the country.