Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) – Visit by Harlem Désir (02.09.15)


Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs, visited Skopje.

He was received by President Gjorge Ivanov, and had meetings with Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Fatmir Besimi, and Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki.

Together with FYROM Interior Minister Mitko Chavkov, he visited the country’s northern border where the UNHCR and Red Cross facilities are located in order to take stock of the emergency, medical and food aid arrangements in place to respond to the migration challenges. On this occasion, he reaffirmed France’s commitment in support of a humane and responsible European response.