Evans: NATO values FYROM’s presence in peacekeeping missions

Evans: NATO values FYROM’s presence in peacekeeping missions

Skopje, October 14, 2013

NATO Assistant General Secretary for operations, Steven Evans was in Skopje today to talk about collaboration between NATO and FYR Macedonia and the participation of the latter in peacekeeping missions of the alliance in Afghanistan.

These were the topics of the meeting between Evans and the Minister of Defense of FYROM, Talat Xhaferi, who said that the Alliance values the contribution of FYROM in the peacekeeping missions.

Ambassador Evans embraced FYROM’s willingness to participate in military trainings and the assistance offered to Afghanistan in the framework of NATO after 2014.

According to him, FYROM’s soldiers in Afghanistan are playing a vital role in assisting ISAF’s command forces in Kabul. /ibna/