President Ivanov meets with the Czech state leadership: the Czech Republic is a true friend of the Republic of Macedonia
Friday, 05 October 2018 12:52   

premier_3On the second day of the official visit to the Czech Republic, the President of the Republic of Macedonia, Dr. Gjorge Ivanov, met with the President of the Czech Government, Mr. Andrej Babis, and the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Parliament, Milan Stech and Mr. Radek Vondrachek.

At the meeting with the President of the Czech Government, Mr. Andrei Babis, the two interlocutors reaffirmed their readiness to promote mutual friendship and support at bilateral and multilateral level.

The Macedonian President stressed that the Republic of Macedonia especially appreciates the consistent and principled support of the Czech Republic for our top strategic goals - NATO and EU membership, as well as the principle use of our constitutional name.

President Ivanov once again expressed his satisfaction with the overall cooperation and support from the Czech Republic during the refugee and migrant crisis.

"We especially appreciate the cooperation between Macedonia and the Czech Republic related to the migrant crisis and we are grateful for the assistance granted to the Macedonian police for its successful management. This cooperation is a confirmation that the Czech Republic is a true friend of Macedonia", President Ivanov said at the meeting.

President Ivanov and Prime Minister Babis exchanged information and opinions on the refugee and migrant crisis at the meeting.

pratenicki_dom_2The President of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, Milan Stech and the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, Radek Vondrachek, at the meetings with the Macedonian President expressed satisfaction with the development of the bilateral relations and gave support for the realization of the Macedonian strategic goals, the EU and NATO membership.

The first people of the Czech parliament expressed their readiness to strengthen the cooperation between the parliaments of both countries in order to promote the legislation in the area of migration, as well as exchange of data and experiences in dealing with the migrant and refugee crisis.

At the meetings, readiness was expressed for continuation of the Czech assistance for the Republic of Macedonia on our southern border.
With today's activities, Ivanov wrapped up his two-day official visit to the Czech Republic. Yesterday in Prague, the Macedonian President met with the Czech President, Milos Zeman, and sent messages on the current political situation in Macedonia.