BALKANS CONGRATULATE OBAMA
The leaders of Balkan's countries congratulated the new U.S. President Barack Obama for his election victory, expressing conviction that the region would remain in the sphere of USA's engagement.
In his congratulating letter, Macedonian President Branko Crvenkovski said that "USA's contribution to the peace, stability and democratic development is of immeasurable value."
"Republic of Macedonia values highly the dedication and engagement of USA in strengthening of stability, security and prosperity of the South East European region. I am deeply convinced that with you as the new President, the interest and dedication of USA for our region will continue with unabated pace," Crvenkovski said.
In his letter to Obama, Crvenkovski stressed that attaching highest priority to the relations with USA is Macedonia's strategic commitment. Macedonian President expressed hopes that "by putting joint efforts, we will entrench our friendship and partnership, for which we stand ready."
The heads of states of Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia and of Bosnia-Herzegovina, also sent congratulating letters to the new US President Barrack Obama. Greece went a bit further than most, creating coins of Hercules, with Obama's image.
MD: Wether it's a good thing for Macedonia he has won? We don't know, but we do know Obama is close with the Greek Lobby and has showed his support for the Greeks in our issue often. We'll see!