The USA strongly believes that North Macedonia deserves a date for the start of the accession talks as soon as possible, the Chargé d’Affaires of the US Embassy in Skopje, Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm, stated today.

“The U.S. Government strongly believes that North Macedonia deserves a date to open accession talks at the soonest opportunity. We took note of the statement out of the meeting yesterday and we are encouraged that the European Union will make a decision on North Macedonia’s opening of accession talks this year”, said Schweitzer-Bluhm in a statement for МRT, regarding the North Macedonia’s accession talks with EU.

The foreign ministers of EU member-states yesterday in Luxembourg reached an agreement to revisit the topic of opening the accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania no later than October this year.