Minister of Foreign Affairs Pacolli attends the meeting of Adriatic Charter member countries (A5) that is being held in MacedoniaSkopje, 12 December 2017 – First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs is visiting Macedonia, where he is expected to attend the next meeting of the Adriatic Charter member countries (A5), that is chaired by the Republic of Macedonia.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Pacolli also attended a joint working dinner with representatives of the respective countries, and held several meetings, including the meeting with Mr. Matthew Palmer, Director for South Central European Affairs of the State Department. The main meeting between the Foreign Ministers of the member countries of this organization is expected to be held tomorrow, where Minister Pacolli will hold a speech. The Adriatic Charter was established on 2 May 2003 (signed in Tirana by US Secretary of State, Colin Powell and representatives of Albania, Croatia and Macedonia). This organization currently has five member states and two observers, and Kosovo has the observer status. Since its establishment, (A5) has provided a major contribution to the vision for a free and peaceful Europe, by reinforcing the continued support of the United States for integration of these countries in NATO and other Euro-Atlantic institutions.