The Norwegian parliament ratifies the accession of North Macedonia to NATO

On 5 June 2019, Norwegian Foreign Minister Eriksen Søreide announced that the Norwegian parliament has ratified the accession of North Macedonia to NATO.

The Foreign Minister commented that this was an important step for security and stability in the region and beyond, and that they look "forward to seeing North Macedonia as Norway's neighbor at the North Atlantic Council (NAC) table".

In doing so, Norway became the 15th country to ratify North Macedonia's NATO Protocol.