Press Release

4 September 2018

PR (2018) 102

NATO Secretary General to visit the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia¹

The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia  on Wednesday, 5 and Thursday, 6 September 2018.

In Skopje, Mr. Stoltenberg will have meetings with the President, Mr. Gjorge Ivanov, the President of the Government, Mr. Zoran Zaev, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, Ms. Radmila Šekerinska, the President of the Parliament, Mr. Talat Xhaferi and other high level officials.T


The Secretary General will also visit the Stajkovci village – where, in 2016, soldiers and equipment from NATO’s mission KFOR helped to clear roads and move debris following devastating floods.

Media Advisory

Thursday, 6 September
14:30 Secretary General joint press conference with the President of the Government


The press point will be streamed live on the NATO website.

Still and video images will be available on the NATO website afterwards.


1. Turkey recognises the Republic of Macedonia with its constitutional name.

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