‘We are convinced that North Macedonia will make a significant contribution to our collective security and will extend the area of stability in Europe,’ - announced Poland’s FAM
"The admission of the Republic of North Macedonia as a member of NATO proves the vitality of the Alliance's open door policy and is a positive signal for all those countries that would like to join this organisation. We look forward to good cooperation with the Republic of North Macedonia within NATO" - reads the Ministry of Foreign Affairs official message.
As a NATO member, North Macedonia deposited its instrument of accession to the North Atlantic Treaty in the US Department of State in Washington.
North Macedonia may soon start accession negotiations for entering the EU. The European Commission issued its formal acceptance. Now the decision will belong to the heads of government and member states.