“The NATO Military Commitee is due to visit Macedonia for the first time this week, the Beta news agency reported on Monday.

Military representatives of the 29 Alliance member states are coming to Skoplje at the invitation of Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska. The delegation is headed by Lieutenant General Steven Shepro, deputy chairman of the NATO Military Committee.

Army of Macedonia (ARM) spokesman Colonel Zoran Ilov said this is a purely military closed event which will not include meetings with the Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov. ” (N1)