Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, will travel to Skopje on 13 September to discuss with her counterparts future relations and the European Union integration perspective of the country.
The High Representative welcomed the historic agreement on the name issue reached in June and attended its signing at Lake Prespa. The EU has also been supporting the country, in line with the reinforced EU engagement with the Western Balkans, outlined in the Western Balkans Strategy, and commitments made at the EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia. High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini will meet President Gjorge Ivanov, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and the leader of the VMRO-DPMNE party Hristijan Mickoski. The meeting with Prime Minister Zaev will be followed by a press conference.
Photos and videos of the visit will be available on EbS.