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The Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov held a farewell meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to the Republic of North Macedonia, H.E. Ms. Tulin Erkal Kara.


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Minister Dimitrov thanked Ambassador Erkal Kara for her efforts in promoting the bilateral relations and friendship between the two countries, wishing her success in her future professional endeavors and challenges. Interlocutors voiced distinct pleasure that the Republic of North Macedonia, aside from being a natural partner, will soon become an official ally of the Republic of Turkey in NATO, where the two countries will cooperate in boosting the security of our region and Europe as a whole.

Ambassador Kara, reaffirming Turkey’s strong support for North Macedonia, conveyed encouraging messages for the upcoming finalization of North Macedonia’s NATO membership, as a step closer to the EU. In addition, she thanked for the excellent cooperation and support she has received from the Macedonian institutions throughout her term.

At the meeting, interlocutors exchanged views on the overall bilateral relations which mark a special upward trend in economy, investments, tourism, culture, education, health and defence, as well as opportunities for advancing the cooperation in all other areas of mutual interest.