Majority of citizens in FYROM in favor of NATO and EU accession

Majority of citizens in FYROM in favor of NATO and EU accession

The majority of citizens in FYROM want the country to become a member of NATO and the European Union. According to an exit poll conducted by “Eurothing” center based in Skopje, over 65,8% of the citizens are in favor of the country’s accession in the NATO. Compared to a year ago, there has been an increase in the number of people in favor of accession. Meanwhile, over 19% do not support accession in the NATO.

Similar figures also apply to accession in the European Union. Over 67,9% would vote in favor of a referendum for EU accession, while 18% would vote against.

The majority of respondents have stressed that the failure to solve the name dispute is one of the main obstacles for the integration in European Atlantic structures. The exit poll has been carried out in the recent months and it has included people from all over the country and from different ethnic groups. /balkaneu.com/