BARACK OBAMA'S LETTER TO PRESIDENT IVANOV
U.S. President Barack Obama wrote a letter to his Macedonian counterpart Gjorge Ivanov, expressing gratitude for Macedonia's decision to send extra troops to the ISAF mission in Afghanistan.
Obama also encourages the process of seeking a resolution of the name dispute with Greece, and he also supports Macedonia's integration into the Euro-Atlantic community.
In his letter, President Obama voices his gratitude for additional troops and trainers Macedonia plans to send to Afghanistan. With such a contribution, The Macedonia is among the countries with biggest contribution to ISAF, he added.
We highly appreciate your country's partnership in the response to common challenges, not just in Afghanistan but elsewhere in the world, including Bosnia and Iraq, Obama said in his letter, noting that he encourages the name resolution process.