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Today, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov delivered an address at an event organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Austria in the Republic of North Macedonia, marking the 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries.


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In his address, Minister Dimitrov noted the continued positive trend of bilateral relations and cooperation between the two friendly countries as well as the strong Austrian support for our EU aspirations.

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FM Dimitrov underlined: “We didn’t receive the anticipated decision in October, but despite the complex situation in the EU itself, friendly Austria continues its active engagement in favour of valorising what North Macedonia has achieved and I believe that through joint efforts we will succeed in getting the well-deserved decision to start accession talks very soon, gradually taking our place within the European family”.

At the event organised by the Faculty of Philosophy in Skopje, the Embassy also promoted a book on the beginnings of Austrian diplomacy in the country, and aside from FM Nikola Dimitrov, the Austrian Ambassador Georg Woutsas and the rector of Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Nikola Jankulovski also delivered their remarks before the representatives of the diplomatic corps and the academic community.

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