The United States voiced support to Macedonia in its effort to acquire an invitation for membership in NATO.
US Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau for European and Eurasian Affairs, Rosemary DiCarlo, conveyed this message to the Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski today, says the official announcement released after Gruevski-DICarlo meeting.
"US Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau for European and Eurasian Affairs has pledged US support to the Macedonian Government on its way to Euro-Atlantic integrations, as well as to implementation of reforms in the fields spanning economy, judiciary, battle against corruption and activities relating the Ohrid Agreement".
According to DiCarlo, "these reforms will actually contribute to achieving a greater economic growth and approximation of the Republic of Macedonia to NATO and the European Union".
At the meeting, Gruevski reiterated "strong commitment of the Republic of Macedonia to remain an ally in the coalition for global battle against terror and pledged for further participation of the Army of the Republic of Macedonia in peacekeeping missions in Iraq, Afghanistan and Bosnia-Herzegovina".