US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated Macedonia’s Independence Day and expressed support for Euro-Atlantic integration.

On behalf of the United States government and the American people, I offer my regards to the people of North Macedonia as you mark 28 years of independence, Mike Pompeo said in his note of congratulations, the State Department informed.

He welcomes the historic Prespa Agreement with Greece and supports Macedonia’s efforts to join NATO and the EU.

Your continued dedication to democratic principles and the rule of law contributes not only to North Macedonia’s future, but also to peace and security in the region. We look forward to welcoming you as our 30th NATO Ally, Pompeo said.