Turkey congratulated North Macedonia on Tuesday on its accession to NATO.

“#NorthMacedonia’s accession to @NATO has been ratified by all Allies. Congratulations my friend @Dmitrov_Nikola, welcome to the Alliance!,” Turkish Overseas Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu mentioned on Twitter.

Earlier within the day, NATO Secretary-Basic Jens Stoltenberg introduced that Spain ratified Macedonia’s accession to NATO. Skopje’s Overseas Minister Nikola Dimitrov mentioned that “With this, we are completing an effort of three decades.”

“The Spanish Senate has just ratified North Macedonia’s accession to #NATO. With that, all Allies have welcomed our soon-to-be 30th member. Congratulations, North Macedonia!,” Stoltenberg mentioned on Twitter.

NATO Secretary Basic Jens Stoltenberg mentioned in Zagreb that North Macedonia is ready to turn into the 30th member of the North Atlantic Alliance. “We welcome the fact that Croatia has been a strong supporter of NATO’s open door policy”, Stoltenberg informed reporters in Zagreb after assembly with Croatian President Zoran Milanović. Milanović mentioned that he had talked with Stoltenberg in regards to the scenario on this planet, the area, Syria, migrants drawback, however above all in regards to the presence, work and participation of Croatian models within the mission in Afghanistan. Macedonia will be a part of Albania, Croatia and Montenegro because the 4th nation within the Western Balkans to turn into a NATO member.