The US Embassies in Skopje and Sofia have greeted the proposal-Agreement for friendship between Bulgaria and Macedonia, stressing it as an example for solving disputes between neighbors.

“The U.S. Embassies in Bulgaria and Macedonia welcome the approval of the draft Bulgaria-Macedonia friendship agreement. The agreement acknowledges the close ties between the countries and celebrates a will by both sides to enhance cooperation in the interest of their citizens. Such engagement sets an encouraging example for resolving issues between neighbors and enhances political stability and economic development in the Western Balkans. We commend Bulgaria and Macedonia for this historic, forward-looking step” said the joint statement.