Skopje. We are ready to give Macedonia an expert help so that it can fulfil the criteria for a full-fledged NATO membership, Bulgarian Defense Minister Veselin Bliznakov told journalists in Skopje after he met with his Macedonian counterpart Lazar Elenovski, the press office of the Ministry of Defense announced. Mr. Bliznakov is paying a working visit to Macedonia.
Macedonia has made significant steps towards the fulfilment of the NATO membership criteria, Bliznakov said. He stressed that Bulgaria and Macedonia should also boost their cooperation in economy, infrastructure and etc.
Mr. Elenovski stated that Bulgaria is the country that can help Macedonia for its NATO membership. He thanked for the help by that moment.