Statement by the NATO Secretary General on the situation in Kumanovo, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia¹

  • 10 May. 2015 -
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  • Press Release (2015) 074
  • Issued on 10 May. 2015
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  • Last updated: 11 May. 2015 08:40

I am following the developments in Kumanovo with great concern. I express my sympathy to the families of those who were killed or injured.

Bilateral meeting between NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic, Martin Stropnicky

It is important that all political and community leaders work together to restore calm and conduct a transparent investigation to establish what happened.

I urge everyone to exercise restraint and avoid any further escalation, in the interest of the country and the whole region.

  1. Turkey recognises the Republic of Macedonia with its constitutional name.