No: 81, 28 March 2020, Press Release Regarding North Macedonia's Full Membership To Nato
We sincerely welcome North Macedonia’s joining the North Atlantic Alliance as our thirtieth Ally.
North Macedonia’s full membership to NATO is a significant step towards ensuring lasting stability and security in the Balkans. It is also an important step forward in increasing NATO’s capacity to defend universal values.
We are fully convinced that the deep-rooted ties of friendship and cooperation between Turkey and North Macedonia will be further strengthened with bonds of Alliance.