NATO Secretary General announces Macedonia’s entry into alliance “in the near future”

NATO Secretary General announces Macedonia’s entry into alliance “in the near future”

Northern Macedonia will soon become part of the North Atlantic Alliance and become its 30th member. This was stated by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.


Presenting the annual report on the status of NATO for 2019, Stoltenberg said that North Macedonia will become the next member of NATO, the protocol on its accession has been ratified by all members of the alliance.

All allies have already completed the ratification process of the accession protocol. North Macedonia will become a member of NATO very soon

- said the Secretary General of NATO.

Previously, it was assumed that after ratification of the protocol on the entry of Northern Macedonia into the alliance by all NATO members, this will be announced at a meeting of the North Atlantic Council, which is due in April. However, in connection with the pandemic of the new coronavirus, the alliance does not exclude that this meeting will not take place, as states are crossing their borders.

Recall that the protocol on the accession of Northern Macedonia to NATO was signed at the headquarters of the alliance in Brussels on February 6, 2019.

More than 10 years ago, NATO announced its readiness to accept Macedonia into the alliance, however, due to the conflict between Athens and Skopje, which erupted after the collapse of Yugoslavia, Greece impeded the process of Macedonia joining NATO and the European Union, demanding a name change for the republic.

On June 17, 2018, the heads of the foreign affairs agencies of Greece and Macedonia signed an agreement on changing the name of the country to “Republic of Northern Macedonia”. On January 11, 2019, the Parliament of Macedonia adopted a bill to amend the constitution of its country accordingly. On January 25, the Greek parliament supported the change of name of Macedonia, putting an end to the 27-year-old conflict.
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  1. cniza 19 March 2020 17: 50 New
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    NATO Secretary General announces Macedonia’s entry into alliance “in the near future”


    NATO's fist has become "more powerful" ...
    1. Honest Citizen 19 March 2020 17: 52 New
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      Excuse me, is Russia also threatening them? laughing
      1. Lexus 19 March 2020 18: 07 New
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        The law of conservation of energy: in a closed system of bodies, the total energy does not change during any interactions within this system of bodies.

        They press on the strong ... But Russia has minus Belarus ... For refusing to play with the impostor Bessmenny in giveaways. what
        1. Honest Citizen 19 March 2020 18: 09 New
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          Yes, now everything is normalizing, ours is reset to zero. Now he does not care - all life ahead.
          1. Lexus 19 March 2020 18: 16 New
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            ours then reset

            Well, if from the minuses the stroke of the pen to zero is cool, then from the pluses, at least, it's dumb. repeat
            1. Honest Citizen 19 March 2020 18: 20 New
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              Dumb, not the right word ... scary for the country - all of a sudden, the evil virus cripples him, orphaned laughing wassat
              1. Lexus 19 March 2020 18: 30 New
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                suddenly the evil virus cripples him, orphaned

                I’ll personally come to the farewell ceremony and put a candle ... rectal. Seriously, judging by the cases to the monarch’s ass, they were sterilized ahead of time. And then suddenly NATA will penetrate the "holy of holies." bully
                1. Observer2014 19 March 2020 21: 08 New
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                  Quote: lexus
                  suddenly the evil virus cripples him, orphaned

                  I’ll personally come to the farewell ceremony and put a candle ... rectal. Seriously, judging by the cases to the monarch’s ass, they were sterilized ahead of time. And then suddenly NATA will penetrate the "holy of holies." bully

                  And you’re cool guys. You’re nice to yourself. You’re laughing at yourself. Opposition to yourself. bully laughingYes, you will tyrannize the ananists, God forgive me. Although the word is scientifically defining. And there is nothing criminal in broadcasting this.
                  1. Lexus 19 March 2020 21: 14 New
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                    Watching other people's stupidities is an eternal free pleasure. (WITH)
                    Welcome back! good
          2. vadim dok 20 March 2020 16: 08 New
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            Of course it’s normalizing! They will start buying cheap Saudi high-quality oil and there will be all tip-top!
    2. Sky strike fighter 19 March 2020 17: 52 New
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      Well, why do they need that Macedonia? If only to expand with maniacal perseverance. Although there is no sense in this for a long time.
      1. cniza 19 March 2020 18: 15 New
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        This continues to push Yugoslavia ...
      2. Po-tzan 19 March 2020 18: 19 New
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        Quote: Sky Strike fighter
        Well, why do they need that Macedonia?


        To fill in a piece on the map between Greece and Serbia when the latter joins NATO.



        https://europeanwesternbalkans.com/2019/12/30/nato-and-serbia-in-2019-cooperation-on-the-rise/
      3. Oquzyurd 19 March 2020 18: 44 New
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        In the middle of Europe, a non-aligned country is dumb for them, because they can suddenly make a military deal with the opponents of the bloc. So calmer in their opinion.
      4. cat Rusich 19 March 2020 19: 56 New
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        Polygon Krivolak in the North. Macedonia - will build a NATO base. In Albania, they will build an air base in Kruchev. + naval bases in Montenegro and Albania left over from Soviet times (Bar and Vlora).
      5. tihonmarine 19 March 2020 20: 16 New
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        Quote: Sky Strike fighter
        Well, why do they need that Macedonia? If only to expand with maniacal perseverance.

        The meaning is simple, borders with four other countries, and Macedonia in the middle, the control of NATO (states) over all.
    3. newcomer 19 March 2020 17: 54 New
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      Still would. Almost staked out the Balkans. The Serbian piglet is only ours. Victor, welcome.
      1. Ryaruav 19 March 2020 18: 22 New
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        the newcomers to the Serbs will leave us at the first shuhera we for the southern Slavs only a cash cow
        1. newcomer 19 March 2020 18: 27 New
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          Pordon the cutest_ beginner. Because we have taught them to do this. No need to be gratuitous "crush". A strong mentor must be for entih "brothers." Doing nothing and not giving anything for thanks. Do not appreciate.
          1. Ryaruav 19 March 2020 18: 29 New
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            newbie, agree that they are not our brothers
            1. newcomer 19 March 2020 18: 31 New
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              When will you learn to spell the names of interlocutors? Or do you have such a chip? Regarding your question, no, I do not agree. They are our brothers, Tokyo insolent little.
              1. Ryaruav 19 March 2020 18: 33 New
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                please excuse the error came out
    4. Terenin 19 March 2020 20: 14 New
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      Quote: cniza
      NATO Secretary General announces Macedonia’s entry into alliance “in the near future”


      NATO's fist has become "more powerful" ...

      hi
      Of course, between 1991-1993, the corrupt Russian leadership supported the "package" expansion of NATO by joining the alliance of all countries of Eastern Europe. This, of course, was a mistake.
      But, like in any large organization in NATO countries, not everything is going smoothly either.
      Such a "motley" composition of participants makes the bloc increasingly uncontrollable and gives its policy a high degree of unpredictability.
      Is it not Turkey that periodically arranges armed provocations against Greece, its NATO allies, jeopardizing international stability and security. And what did they achieve by destroying Yugoslavia, Iraq and Libya? The emergence of ISIS, a surge in terrorist activity, the flow of refugees into Europe ...
      Also, the United States, trying to prevent the excessive independence of the European Union in the military sphere, ruined their armies, and they, as members ... do not dare to squeak.
      Of course, Russia, for NATO, is the number one enemy.
      Conclusion: the West will compromise only by making sure that Russia has powerful armed forces, a modern economy and production.
  2. Arlen 19 March 2020 17: 52 New
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    NATO has another cannon fodder appeared ...
    1. Sky strike fighter 19 March 2020 17: 54 New
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      NATO has found a meaning for itself. Expand.
  3. Honest Citizen 19 March 2020 17: 53 New
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    Well, a hundred years have not passed since 1945, but Europe is already uniting ... laughing
  4. primaala 19 March 2020 17: 54 New
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    Poor Yugoslavia. Crushed into pieces, a once beautiful and sunny country.
    The Americans, as always ... marked their boot everywhere.
    1. Keyser soze 19 March 2020 19: 58 New
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      Poor Yugoslavia. Crushed into pieces, a once beautiful and sunny country.


      First, the USSR crushed beautiful sunny Bulgaria and broke away Macedonia, which for us is like Crimea for you. Yes, and much more that broke off. Now there is nothing to poke your nose into the Balkans. Already done business here.
      1. primaala 19 March 2020 20: 24 New
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        Quote: Keyser Soze
        Poor Yugoslavia. Crushed into pieces, a once beautiful and sunny country.


        First, the USSR crushed beautiful sunny Bulgaria and broke away Macedonia, which for us is like Crimea for you. Yes, and much more that broke off. Now there is nothing to poke your nose into the Balkans. Already done business here.

        Understand. You are a supporter of the librarians. (this happens with the weak). Russia is least involved in the destruction ... (of anyone). Russia is the stronghold of the WORLD !!! This is our LOVE !!!
      2. Golovan Jack 19 March 2020 20: 26 New
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        Quote: Keyser Soze
        First, the USSR crushed beautiful sunny Bulgaria and broke away Macedonia, which for us is like Crimea for you. Yes, and much more that broke off

        What, does Honduras bother? And you don’t scratch him wink

        Quote: Keyser Soze
        Now there is nothing to poke your nose in the Balkans

        Oh how! The Bulgarian does not let into the Balkans ... and agreed with the Turks? laughing
      3. tihonmarine 19 March 2020 20: 27 New
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        Quote: Keyser Soze
        Now there is nothing to poke your nose into the Balkans. Already done business here.
        1991 - Bulgaria - the first state in the world to recognize the independence of the Republic of Macedonia. Where can I poke my nose, now I can’t figure it out.
      4. Sergej1972 20 March 2020 12: 21 New
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        Something, judging by the Macedonian sites, the Macedonians do not particularly like you. No significant political party in Macedonia favors unification with Bulgaria. The Albanian minority is also categorically opposed, and some Albanian figures also claim Bulgarian territory.
        But seriously, at the end of the Second World War, the border of Yugoslavia, recognized after the Paris Peace Conference following the results of the Second World War, was restored. And what, Macedonia, was it bad in the SFRY?
      5. cat Rusich 20 March 2020 23: 53 New
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        Eugene from Bulgaria - hold a referendum in Northern Macedonia on the issue of reunification with the Motherland (Crimea as an example) - it remains to ask the opinion of the inhabitants of Macedonia. By the way, for Macedonia, joining the EU country is joining the EU, you can get a lot of votes on this. Russia has done many things in the Balkans - freed from the "Turkish yoke" - Wallachia and Moldova (which became Romania - independence from July 13, 1878), Serbia (independence from July 13, 1878), Bulgaria (independence from September 22, 1908 - the Third Bulgarian Kingdom) - Russia "broke firewood" (fought with Turkey about 16 times) - now the "firewood" (Balkan countries) themselves decide which "stove" (EU) to climb into and which "house to heat" (NATO).
        1. Keyser soze 21 March 2020 09: 37 New
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          Eugene from Bulgaria - hold a referendum in Northern Macedonia on the issue of reunification with the Motherland (Crimea as an example)


          Could easily. But we do not want a hundred years of sanctions. laughing In Europe, borders are falling without it ...
          1. cat Rusich 21 March 2020 19: 10 New
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            Sanctions imposed and repealed - Homeland remains - Crimea is our Russia good
            1. Keyser soze 21 March 2020 19: 59 New
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              Homeland remains - Crimea is our Russia


              Well, who disputes this. If we were 140 or how many are a million people, with nuclear missiles and an ocean of oil, we would have taken what we wanted. Now try to take $ 1 and the average salary laughing
    2. tihonmarine 19 March 2020 20: 22 New
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      Quote: primaala
      Crushed into pieces, a once beautiful and sunny country.

      Yes, just tearing it up.
      1. primaala 19 March 2020 20: 29 New
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        Quote: tihonmarine
        Quote: primaala
        Crushed into pieces, a once beautiful and sunny country.

        Yes, just tearing it up.

        My you are good !!! (sorry for the familiarity), but when I read your comments, I’m sure that Russia is NOT alone! Pathos!? OF COURSE!!! Because WE know and remember ...
  5. Humpty 19 March 2020 17: 59 New
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    Many Macedonians consider themselves the direct historical heirs of Alexander the Great, I’m even afraid to imagine what kind of power it is in the Balkans in alliance with Romania, because Romanians translate as Romans.
    1. Cowbra 19 March 2020 19: 47 New
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      Tfu, secondary resource. That some, that others - the descendants of the great ukrov! While Ukraine will not be accepted-there will be no happiness. But how they will accept it - they will teach the Germans how to design Maidan catapults, and the Swiss will fire from the slingshot of the militias (it seems that there was one near Gorlovka on Independence Day in 2015). Moreover, the militias will be Swiss, in this situation
      1. primaala 19 March 2020 21: 31 New
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        Until Ukraine will be accepted-there will be no happiness
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        salopozhiterat in the course of action "NATE" !?
        I doubt it. )) THEY do not know the alphabet, and you are about the "high". )))
  6. Ryaruav 19 March 2020 18: 01 New
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    Well, now everything will not be an easy battle, but a hard battle, because Macedonia is a cool Slavic country
    1. Sergej1972 20 March 2020 12: 24 New
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      There, a fourth of the population is Albanian; Albanian is the second official language.
  7. China 19 March 2020 18: 14 New
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    Let's break the NATO bloc inside out.
    Let’s enter there, albeit an associative member ...
    No, not like that, it sounds more beautiful in a different way: we will enter NATO as a full member.
    1. primaala 19 March 2020 18: 31 New
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      enter NATO as a full member
      ==============
      "member" at the ready ... Do not scare NATO members))
    2. Sky strike fighter 19 March 2020 18: 35 New
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      Is China joining NATO? You won’t wait. Although if the Chinese bring COVID-2019 into the alliance, then perhaps your plan has a chance of success. NATO members will begin to isolate themselves from each other. As is happening in the EU. Each for itself. And somewhere, NATO and why is it needed at all? To bring in American junk to all NATO members?
    3. Vladimir_6 20 March 2020 00: 47 New
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      Quote: China
      Let's break the NATO bloc inside out.
      Let’s enter there, albeit an associative member ...
      No, not like that, it sounds more beautiful in a different way: we will enter NATO as a full member.


      Let's strike a nuclear strike on Saudi Arabia!
      It is not in the NATO bloc, they do not have their own nuclear weapons, we will not have an answer.
      Then oil prices will immediately rise, at the same time we will check one of our components of the nuclear triad.


      Let's send an SMS to the number 8-800-780-80-70 and help our friend Sechin pay for the mega-yacht he ordered. After all, after the fall in prices for our national heritage, Mr. Sechin experienced some financial difficulties. Instead of nine zeros, he gets only eight zeros ...


      Let's support our president!
      Vladimir Vladimirovich do not make concessions, we are ready to go to death all together !!!
      Me and all my friends, all of our compatriots, Sechin, Miller, Medvedev, Rotenberg, Manturov, Rogozin, Chaika, Prigozhin, Medinsky, Chubais and others ...
      We are ready to burn together for our homeland, for Putin, for the Russian idea, for our friend Assad.


      If we hold a procession from Sakhalin to Kaliningrad, across the whole country, what do you think will help in the fight against Erdogan?
      And if, instead of a stuffed Pancake week, they would burn a scarecrow of Erdogan, would there be an effect?

      drinks hi
  8. Aleks1973 19 March 2020 18: 32 New
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    Quote: Honest Citizen
    Dumb, not the right word ... scary for the country - all of a sudden, the evil virus cripples him, orphaned

    Or maybe we will rise?
  9. primaala 19 March 2020 18: 36 New
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    YOU have "infected" your VO))
    There were also favorites, who are ready to put the pros endlessly. (and put it).
    But I don’t put a minus to anyone. Fundamentally. Let them write are hostile. (they must be kept close).
  10. Cowbra 19 March 2020 18: 50 New
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    Yes figs with him, the alliance has already collapsed anyway - this is so, agonal convulsions of the body
  11. Tank hard 19 March 2020 19: 19 New
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    Apparently this will greatly strengthen the alliance, against the background of events taking place with NATO and the coronavirus. laughing
  12. NF68 19 March 2020 19: 21 New
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    A very "valuable" event for NATO. One six will be more.
  13. primaala 19 March 2020 21: 17 New
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    US "lead". It was worth changing the settings on Yandex \ browser, and natta !!!
    Fun!!! )))
  14. primaala 19 March 2020 21: 53 New
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    Massad !!! send diapers? And then I look ... YOU startled. )))
    (reading comments). When will you already understand !? While YOU are thinking with your shredded brains, WE have figured you out for a long time !!! I’m looking ... "May 9" began to "celebrate."
    Why all of a sudden !? hmm.
    "Where have you been before !?" (as in that song). Hinted!? And YOU suddenly “woke up” about the veracity of the Holocaust !? It’s strange. Do not find !? And who are the "authors" of the Gulag? Who will tell me ???
    Written by eyewitnesses, NO ONE can rewrite !!! (archives do not burn). point
  15. Air force 19 March 2020 22: 06 New
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    What the hell is NATO, what is it capable of besides pumping money out of its members in peacetime and assaulting the natives in droves. The whole world saw the EU’s inability to solve a serious crisis, all of their leaders are talking nonsense in prostration and don’t know what to do. the old woman Merkel shouts 70% they will become infected, it is not worth talking about Italy and Spain, it’s a pity that people are duped. Forget Stoltenberg about NATO, after the epidemic, your own citizens will tear all of your liberal riffraff, and after such a shame on your alliance, it’s not only that China and Russia are afraid of you, they will not respect you. I mean the right-wing class of Europe and NATO and not ordinary people.
  16. tolmachiev51 20 March 2020 04: 01 New
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    A trifle of course, but there will be money for NAT !!!
  17. aszzz888 20 March 2020 04: 46 New
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    North Macedonia will soon become part of the North Atlantic Alliance and become its 30th member
    Add cannon fodder in nature. laughing