The Foreign Minister of the Republic of North Macedonia, Bujar Osmani took part in the virtual ministerial meeting of the Alliance for Multilateralism organized by the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, Jean-Yves Le Drian, and the Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, Heiko Maas, in the margins of the 75th United Nations General Assembly.
“As 30th NATO member state an in anticipation of the formal start of negotiations for EU accession by the end of the year, North Macedonia with new commitment and determination will continue with its efforts to promote security, stability and sustainable development, globally and regionally, together with its allies and partners” underlined Minister Osmani, reaffirming the commitment of the country to multilateral cooperation, as one of the key priorities of the foreign policy of North Macedonia.
At the ministerial meeting, dedicated to the strengthening of multilateralism, strong support was voiced for international cooperation, international legal order and international institutions in the function of joint and coordinated tackling of global challenges, with a special focus on the pandemic. Furthermore, several initiatives were considered in relation to international cooperation in the field of healthcare, climate change, cyber-security, and gender aspects.
North Macedonia acceded to the Alliance for Multilateralism in 2019.