Meeting of Minister Shekerinska with Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Defence – Ralf Brauksiepe and Minister of State for Europe – Michael Roth

MO Sekerinska so Ralf BrauksipeYesterday, Defence Minister Radmila Shekerinska met in Berlin with Ralf Brauksiepe, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Defence.

On the meeting Minister Shekerinska pointed out that Macedonia’s integration into the NATO Alliance is at the top of the priorities of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia. The Minister added that Macedonia’s membership in the Alliance will show that NATO’s open door policy is alive and that it yields results.

“Only with the integration of NATO aspirant countries, the region of the Western Balkans and the Balkans as a whole will be peaceful, safe and prosperous”, the Minister said.

Shekerinska stressed that democracy, rule of law, freedom of the media and full transparency towards the citizens are the pillars to which every modern state should be developed, and added that the Republic of Macedonia is committed for these values to be a reality for all of its citizens.

Today, Shekerinska will also meet with Michael Roth, Minister of State for Europe at the German Federal Foreign Office.