25 Years of Diplomatic Relations between North Macedonia and Austria

Diplomacy ♦ Published: October 7, 2019; 17:45 ♦ (Vindobona)

Working visit of Alexander Schallenberg to the Macedonian leadership in Skopje, with the aim of exchanging views on the opening of EU accession negotiations and regional issues, and to reassure North Macedonia of full Austrian support for a speedy EU accession.

During his visit in North Macedonia, Alexander Schallenberg met President Stevo Pendarovski, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov and Deputy Prime Minister Bujar Osmani. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / By MacedonianBoy ([1]) [CC BY-SA 3.0]

During his stay, Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg once again confirmed Austria's continued support for the opening of EU accession negotiations with North Macedonia.

The country has fulfilled all the conditions for this important step towards integration through the great progress made in reforms in recent years.

Last but not least, the Prespa Agreement between…