Croatia Ratifies Protocol on North Macedonia's NATO Accession

By 2 March 2019

ZAGREB, March 1, 2019 - The Croatian parliament on Friday ratified North Macedonia's NATO accession protocol with 116 lawmakers voting in favour of the country's accession to the alliance as its 30th member and two being against.

In attendance at the session was a state delegation from Skopje and Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković congratulated them on this success.

Jandroković also said that Croatia "will continue supporting Macedonia on its journey towards the European Union".

The parliament also adopted a law on the election of councils and representatives of ethnic minorities with an aim of enhancing the status of minorities. Thus, elections for those councils and representatives will be held on the first Sunday in May every four years.

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