United States Ambassador Kate Byrnes has welcomed the Senate’s ratification of Macedonia’s NATO Accession Protocol, saying it is a result of hard work and commitment to investing in the future.

So pleased to see the overwhelming support in our Senate for U.S. ratification of North Macedonia’s NATO accession protocol. This is the result of much hard work & commitment to investing in the future. Looking forward to continuing to develop & deepen our countries’ partnership, Ambassador Byrnes tweeted.

The US Senate ratified the Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of the Republic of Macedonia with 84 votes in favour and 2 against it.