Skopje, September 18, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency
By Naser Pajaziti
During his official visit to Ankara, FYROM’s prime minister, Nikola Gruevski has met with the new prime minister of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoglu and the newly elected president, Recep Tayip Erdogan.
In a news conference delivered together, Gruevski and Davutoglu said that there’s a strong cooperation between the two countries, being cultivated in the spirit of friendship, understanding and mutual respect.
“Republic of Turkey is a friendly country and a strategic partner and this meeting reflects our excellent relations and good friendship being developed in domains of mutual interest”, declared Gruevski.
Gruevski said that he agreed with PM Davutoglu that the European Atlantic integration of Southeast Europe is a joint vision of both countries and both governments and that this is a guarantee for the stability of the region and economic development.
On his part, prime minister of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoglu said that this is the first visit of a foreign PM after he took office.
“With this country, we have good relations and historical ties. We back this country in its European Atlantic perspective and we’re ready to continue supporting it”, declared Davutoglu.
Last evening, PM Gruevski also met with the Turkish president, Recep Tayip Erdogan, and discussed the strengthening of relations between the two countries in the domain of economy, commerce and other domains.
The Macedonian prime minister continues his four day visit to Turkey in the framework of a tour to attract Turkish investors. /ibna/