Donald Tusk on an official visit to Skopje on Tuesday

Donald Tusk on an official visit to Skopje on Tuesday

Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, will be in Skopje on an official visit to North Macedonia on Tuesday.

Government sources say Tusk is to meet with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev followed by a joint press conference scheduled to begin at noon.

Tusk’s visit to Skopje is ahead of an expected decision to set a date for the start of EU accession talks in October. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel is nominated to replace European Council President Donald Tusk on December 1./ibna