Meeting of President Ivanov with the Polish President Andrzej Duda
Monday, 03 December 2018 17:13   

Polska1The President of the Republic of Macedonia, Dr. Gjorge Ivanov held a bilateral meeting with the President of the Republic of Poland, Mr. Andrzej Duda within the framework of the Climate Change Conference COP 24 that is taking place in Katowice.

Opinions were exchanged on the overall bilateral relations between the Republic of Macedonia and the Republic of Poland at the meeting, and it was concluded that both countries promote friendly and constructive relations with stable political dialogue.

President Ivanov expressed his gratitude for the overall support of the Republic of Poland since the establishment of diplomatic relations which mark their 25 anniversary this year, as well as for the use of our constitutional name in the bilateral relations.

Pointing out that the Republic of Poland is an important and proven partner and supporter of the Macedonian integration in EU and NATO, the Macedonian President expressed interest for further promotion of the bilateral cooperation through an exchange of high-level visits.

Opinions and information on the migrant and refugee crisis were exchanged at the meeting, where the Macedonian President expressed his gratitude for the assistance the Republic of Poland provided. In this context, the Macedonian President emphasized that the Polish contingent, as part of the foreign police forces, provides a significant support of the Macedonian security forces in their task of controlling and suppressing the attempts at illegal crossings of our southern border.

President Duda indicated that the Polish support for the Republic of Macedonia, both for our Euro-Atlantic integrations and the migrant crisis will continue in the future.

At the meeting, opinions were exchanged on the overall condition in the region, in the context of its European and Euro-Atlantic perspective.