Adequate strategy on how to approach, adapting activities in further talks and communicating to overcome differences in talks with neighboring Sofia is a priority of the government team for European integration, led by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, on the first day of 2021.
At the coordination meeting yesterday, all these issues were on the agenda, so that no day is lost for resolving open issues with Bulgaria during Portugal’s EU presidency, but also because all our dynamics and calendar was ready, for successful completion during the German presidency.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bujar Osmani has great expectations from the Portuguese presidency of the Council of the EU when it comes to the approval of the negotiating framework for Northern Macedonia. In their initial contacts with the Portuguese presidency, a serious intention was shown to continue the enlargement process left by the German presidency of the EU.
We are ready to start today with the communication, Osmani declared yesterday, adding that it is important not to miss a single day in order to catch the next deadlines for the summits that are coming for negotiations with the EU.