US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo welcomed the ratification of Macedonia’s NATO Accession Protocol in the Senate.

Pleased the U.S. Senate approved the protocol on North Macedonia’s accession to NATO, underscoring our commitment to transatlantic security. We strongly support North Macedonia’s NATO aspirations and look forward to welcoming them as the 30th NATO Ally, he said.

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

The United States is the 25th NATO member state to ratify the country’s NATO accession protocol.