The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, Radmila Shekerinska, was today on an official visit of Austria, where she met and spoke with the most senior representatives of the Federal Ministry of Defence.
The host of the visit was the Secretary General at the Federal Ministry of Defence, Wolfgang Baumann.
Shekerinska expressed gratitude for the continued support and cooperation in the defence and security, as well as Austria’s efforts for EU expansion with the Western Balkan countries.
Minister Shekerinska and her host signed a Memorandum of Cooperation that will enable a number of cadets from our country to be educated at the Academy in Austria.
Shekerinska expressed satisfaction that our cadets from the Military Academy attended classes at the Theresian Military Academy in Vienna and added that the education of military leaders is for us extremely important as a country that is in the phase of human resource and infrastructure strengthening and modernization of defence capacities.
As part of her visit of Austria, the Minister of Defence also visited the Theresian Military Academy, which is one of the oldest military academies in the world, which our Ministry of Defence and Military Academy cooperate with in the training and education of military personnel.
Shekerinska will hold a lecture at Austria’s National Defence Academy on the topic “North Macedonia – a successful Balkan story”, where she will answer questions from attendants about the current policies and conditions in the country.