The relations of Republic of Macedonia with the European countries are constantly developing in the spirit of friendship, mutual understanding and trust, and lack of open or disputed issues. With most of them, the upward trend of development of cooperation at bilateral, regional and multilateral level continued.

2013 marked the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Republic of Macedonia and: Kingdom of Denmark, Republic of Finland, French Republic, German Federal Republic, Iceland, Republic of Italy, Kingdom of Netherlands, Kingdom of Norway, Poland, Kingdom of Sweden, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The anniversary was celebrated with appropriate official events.