NATO Secretary General marks first year anniversary of North Macedonia’s NATO membership

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Today (28 March 2021), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg joined virtually the authorities of North Macedonia as they celebrate one year of membership, as NATO’s thirtieth Ally.

Flag raising ceremony to mark the accession of North Macedonia to NATO with remarks by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the Chargé d'Affaires of the Delegation of North Macedonia to NATO, Zoran Todorov

The Secretary General highlighted North Macedonia’s significant achievement, at the end “of a long journey, paved with courage and determination.” He also underscored the benefits of North Macedonia’s accession to NATO, for the country’s security and for stability in the region and the wide euro-atlantic area; and pointed out North Macedonia’s continued contributions to our shared security and joint cooperation with NATO Allies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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