SOLANA WITH GOOD NEWS
I bring good news for your country regarding the visa liberalisation process, the EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) Javier Solana said Tuesday at the press conference after meeting the PM Nikola Gruevski.
- I know that visa liberalisation is important issue. It will be resolved and I hope in the next couple of days you will receive good news. It will help the citizens in the country, especially the young to travel freely and to get closer with people of the EU states, Solana said.
He expressed satisfaction from bilateral relations between Macedonia and EU as well as from country’s coping with the economic crisis.
- Today I’m not bringing the date but I bring spirit of constructive and good cooperation. We are especially satisfied from the way the country moves during economic crisis dealing with it on intelligent manner, which is shown by economic indicators.
PM Nikola Gruevski during the friendly and useful meeting he informed Solana as our supporter, on country’s efforts for gaining date for start pre-accession talks, the situation in the country and in the region.
- The Republic of Macedonia is in final phase of completing the benchmarks. I have informed him about our efforts and assured him that we will make our best in finishing the foreseen tasks in the following period and the government is fully focused on having a successful period, Gruevski said.
Solana recommends the country to continue with the process of reforms and implementation of the laws related to the Ohrid Framework Agreement, which are the road to country’s accession in the EU.
Solana will resume Balkan tour heading to Kosovo Tuesday afternoon and will wrap it up tomorrow by visiting Montenegro.