Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria on the Resolution of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia, adopted on July 29th, 202130 July 2021 News
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria declares its disappointment with the Resolution of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia adopted on July 29th, 2021 and notes with regret that this act comes at a time when as a result of continuous efforts the bilateral dialogue between Sofia and Skopje entered into a more positive and promising stage.
Bulgaria expects the official publication of the Resolution in order to be able to carefully analyse its content in terms of its compatibility with the Treaty of Friendship, Good Neighbourliness and Cooperation signed and ratified by the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia in 2017, as well as its potential impact on the dialogue so far.
Bulgaria considers as completely unacceptable any attempts to motivate or justify non-implementation of the Treaty of Friendship, Good Neighbourliness and Cooperation of 2017, which contradict the principles of international law.
The only way to find a sustainable and mutually acceptable solution to the current challenges is the strict adherence to our agreements and commitments, their effective and in good faith implementation, as well as maintaining a sincere and results-oriented dialogue.