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Today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the presence of the diplomatic corps and other distinguished guests marked 100 years since the start of the First World War with addresses delivered by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikola Poposki and French Ambassador to the Republic of Macedonia, Laurence Auer.

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The Republic of Macedonia has always been a supporter of freedom, peace and solidarity, and as subject in the international community, the country is always prepared to contribute to the fights against challenges and global risks, said Minister Poposki in his address.

"I would like to commemorate once again the fighters and Macedonian civilians who together with the other people of Europe sacrificed their lives for freedom and peace contributing to the creation of today's united Europe" added Poposki.

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This event which was co-organised with the French Embassy represents the beginning of a cycle of events that many European countries, including the Republic of Macedonia, over the next four years, starting this year, will be dedicated to commemorating the Centenary of the First World War.