Tuesday, 25 October 2011
THE PRESIDENT VELJANOSKI HAD A MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT OF THE PRESIDENCY OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, MR. ŽELJKO KOMŠIĆ
The President of the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Trajko Veljanoski had a meeting with the President of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Željko Komšić, in the framework of the two-days official visit of Mr. Komšić to the Republic of Macedonia.
At the beginning of the meeting, the President Veljanoski underlined that the relations between the two countries are being developed in a positive direction, considering the reciprocal visits on every level. Mr. Veljanoski underlined that the time has come for the countries of the Region to look forward and to become Full-fledged Members of the European Union and NATO. Unfortunately, the Republic of Macedonia, because of the well known reasons is not part of these institutions besides the reforms, the success, the three consecutive positive EC Progress Reports in the 6 years period as Candidate State for Member in EU. The President Veljanoski underlined that the Republic of Macedonia welcomes the success of its neighbours on the path to the European Union, since the membership of all courtiers from the Region will benefit the European Union itself, as well as all its Member States.
President of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Željko Komšić expressed his appreciation for the wonderful welcoming and the friendship demonstrated by the hosts. Mr. Komšić referred to the internal affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, especially on the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is not being established yet.
Mr. Komšić underlined the support for the Republic of Macedonia for its Membership in NATO underlining the example of Slovenia and Croatia in the solution of the bilateral issues together with the accession negotiations.
The interlocutors agreed that the Membership in EU and NATO will happen sooner or later, but for the countries of the region is important to continue the cooperation on every level until they reach their final goal.