Ivanov asks Tusk to send a positive message for unblocking the integration of Macedonia


President Gjorge Ivanov, at today’s meeting with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk in Brussels, called for “a new impulse and sending a positive message” to unblock Macedonia’s integration into the European Union and start accession negotiations.

Responding to a journalist’s question on whether an attempt has been made to accommodate a larger number of migrants in Macedonia for a longer period, Ivanov stated that in 2015 and 2016, the country revealed its position that it only has the capacity to receive 2,000 refugees, and only in transit.

“Our capacity is only for transit, however, it still depends on how the new Macedonian government will act, what decisions it will take and what obligations it will undertake. This is an issue that needs to be addressed to the new government”, said Ivanov.

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