From July 1, Macedonia will preside over the Cooperation Process in Southeast Europe
Tomorrow, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bujar Osmani, will participate in the meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the South East European Cooperation Process (SEECP), which is being held in Budva. The meeting takes place less than a month before the formal assumption of the presidency by the Republic of North Macedonia, on July 1.
As announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, after the plenary session, together with the representatives of the Three Chairs - Greece, Montenegro and North Macedonia, Osmani will hold a conference for the media, while on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting he will also hold bilateral meetings with his counterparts, countries -members of the initiative.
The process for cooperation in Southeast Europe was established in June 1996 with the aim of deepening the relations and cooperation between the countries of the region. The initiative seeks to create a region based on democracy and economic prosperity and full integration of this part of the continent in the European and Euro-Atlantic structures.
North Macedonia has been involved in the initiative from the very beginning, and presided over it on two occasions, 2000-2001 and 2012-2013. In addition to Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey, Croatia and Montenegro are members.