Opening of negotiations / Macron: A solution can be found for Skopje! The Bulgarian president and prime minister agree
French President Emmanuel Macron has said that a solution could be found between Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia, for the opening of negotiations. He told a news conference that the Bulgarian president and prime minister agreed with his proposal and that talks would take place in Skopje in the coming days.
"As for Northern Macedonia and Bulgaria, there were serious discussions overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday.
Based on these discussions, I am convinced that a compromise has been found that meets the sensitivities of both parties. I strongly believe that it is in the interest of Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia and I hope that in the coming days both sides will confirm it. In fact, the President and Prime Minister of Bulgaria confirmed that they agree with this proposal initiated by France and that there will be some further discussions in the coming days in Skopje.
This will bring confidence, predictability and patience that the past can be overcome. "This is a treatment of the European spirit and I very much hope that this will enable us to work for a European future," Macron told a news conference.