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Defense Minister reaffirms Macedonia’s readiness for NATO

Defense Minister reaffirms Macedonia’s readiness for NATO

DM Elenovski: Macedonia meets basic requirements for NATO entry (Skopje)  In an interview with the Macedonian radio, the Defense Minister of the Republic of Macedonia Lazar Elenovskistates that Macedonia meets basic requirements for NATO accession and is ready to become a part of the Euro-Atlantic orgnaization. “I believe that before this historic act every Macedonian citizen should also possess a…

Macedonia Hosts NATO Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council Security Forum

Macedonia Hosts NATO Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council Security Forum

Source: US Embassy in Macedonia Ministers, senior officials, parliamentarians, academics, NGO representatives, and journalists from 49 NATO and Partner countries gathered on the shores of Lake Ohrid for discussions of key security issues. The need for a comprehensive approach to Afghanistan, a framework for energy security and the importance of integrating the Balkans into Euro-Atlantic structures was the focus of…

Adriatic Charter: NATO Integration and Security Challenges

Adriatic Charter: NATO Integration and Security Challenges

Source: US Embassy – Macedonia  Welcome Remarks by Ambassador Gillian Milovanovic   Skopje, Republic of MacedoniaJune 12, 2007 Mr. Prime Minister, Mr. Speaker, Minister Milososki, Mr. Chairman, Brigadier Durance, distinguished parliamentarians, ladies and gentlemen – It is a pleasure to join you this morning for the opening of this conference on NATO integration and security challenges.  I am especially pleased…

President Bush Signs 2007 NATO Freedom Consolidation Act

ource: White House  For Immediate ReleaseOffice of the Press SecretaryApril 10, 2007 President Bush Signs the NATO Freedom Consolidation Act of 2007 On Monday, April 9, 2007, the President signed into law: S. 494, the “NATO Freedom Consolidation Act of 2007,” which reaffirms support for continued enlargement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO); designates Albania, Croatia, Georgia, Macedonia, and…

UMD Applauds Senate Passage of the NATO Freedom Consolidation Act of 2006

Washington, D.C. – On November 16th, 2006, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Senate Passes NATO Freedom Consolidation Act   to “endorse further enlargement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and to facilitate the timely admission of Albania, Croatia, Georgia, and Macedonia to NATO,” among other purposes.  United Macedonian Diaspora applauds this, and in light of the upcoming Riga…

Senate Passes NATO Freedom Consolidation Act

Source: Senator Lugar’s website  U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Dick Lugar announced unanimous Senate passage last night of S. 4014, the NATO Freedom Consolidation Act of 2006. The goal of this bill is to reaffirm U.S. support for continued enlargement of NATO to democracies that are able and willing to meet the responsibilities of membership. Specifically, the legislation calls…

SUCCESSFUL ACTION ALERT – Macedonia in NATO 2008

Macedonia is a candidate country for NATO membership, and hopes to receive a clear signal to join at the NATO Summit in Riga, Latvia being held on November 28-29, 2006. Let’s help Macedonia!  Contact Your State Senator TODAY and Ask Them to Co-Sponsor Senate Bill 4014 Washington, DC – On September 29, 2006, Senator Richard G. Lugar, joined by Senator Joseph…