US - MACEDONIAN MILITARY AGREEMENT ON MAY 7
The US and the Republic of Macedonia on May 7 will sign bilateral military-technical agreement with which Washington will guarantee the security of the country.
The agreement, as Zoran Jolevski, Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia to Washington said for the Voice of America - Macedonian language programme, will be signed by Macedonian FM Antonio Milososki and the US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in Washington.
The negotiations for concordance of the points of agreement are in progress between the Foreign Ministry and the US Department of State. Both from American and Macedonian side several institutions and legal experts are included aimed at the agreement to be legally valid.
The US announced signing of bilateral military-technical agreement after Bucharest Summit at which due to Greek veto Macedonia did not receive NATO membership invitation.
They regret in Washington that the Republic of Macedonia did not receive the invitation for membership at the NATO Summit in Bucharest however they hope the problem regarding the difference with name will be resolved as soon as possible and the country will obtain the membership invitation, Ambassador Zoran Jolevski said.
According to what was announced in Skopje and evaluations of the US Administration, early elections will not have any serious influence on negotiation process, Ambassador Jolevski said in the statement for the Voice of America - Macedonian language programme.