North Macedonia Chargé d’Affaires Vilma Petkovska presents the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Acting Assistant Secretary Philip T. Reeker with North Macedonia’s instrument of accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Washington, D.C., March 27. This marked the moment the Republic of North Macedonia became the 30th NATO ally. North Macedonia Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov and U.S. Ambassador to North Macedonia Kate Marie Byrnes witnessed the event interactively from the capital city, Skopje. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also released a press statement highlighting the occasion.
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