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Today the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov received the copies of credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to the Republic of North Macedonia, resident in Belgrade, Jørn Gjelstad.


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Mutual satisfaction was voiced at the meeting with the current development of friendly relations and cooperation between the two countries, where Minister Dimitrov thanked Norway for its continuous support for the Euro-Atlantic future of North Macedonia and the achievement of our important strategic goal - the impending NATO membership. He underlined that North Macedonia also highly appreciates the presence and engagement of Norway not only in our country, but in the region as a whole, in the context of bringing it closer to European values and standards.

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Ambassador Gjelstad, for his part, reaffirmed Norway’s support for the realisation of our strategic priorities by achieving the standards necessary for North Macedonia to be integrated into NATO and the European Union, underlining that the bilateral support for numerous projects closely related to the EU accession process will continue as before.