President Branko Crvenkovski in a note congratulated the National Day of the Republic - August 2 to the citizens of Macedonia.
Allow me on the occasion of the greatest holiday, August 2 - National Day of the Republic, to convey my most sincere wishes to all the citizens of Macedonia and around the world, reads the note.
I use this solemn occasion, it says, to pay my respects for everything that has been done thus far for the Republic of Macedonia, for everything that has been created by past generations and left behind to present and future generations to walk on the same path, the path towards justice and truth, which are enshrined by this great holiday, Ilinden.
Furthermore, the president adds that equality is the key towards achieving stability in the Republic of Macedonia and a guarantee for its European prosperity. Therefore, we are bound together to resume with the promotion of peace, tolerance and cooperation of all citizens.
Lastly, congratulating this great holiday to all Macedonians, I vow adequate observation and celebration that is worthy for Macedonia and for all of us, he notes.