This political party also reminds that Serbia (then FR Yugoslavia
), by signing the Dayton Peace Agreement, as one of the warring parties, together with Croatia, has pledged to "fully respect each other's sovereignty and equality, resolve disputes peacefully, and refrain from any action by threat or use of force or otherwise, against the territorial integrity or political independence of Bosnia and Herzegovina or any other state for that matter."
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was a multinational republic consisting of Croatia, Slovenia, FR Yugoslavia
(Serbia and Montenegro), Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia.
Aleksandar Mitrovic Pronunciation: alex-ANNdar meet-ro-VEETCH Age: 20 Place of birth: Smederevo, FR Yugoslavia
Position: Striker Former club: Anderlecht Fee: PS13m Welcome: Zdravo Aleksandar!
Following his return to Skopje, Gligorov told the press that, in the longer and useful discussion, he had "reiterated the position and interest of the Republic of Macedonia for the development of good-neighborly relations, which is necessary to be preceded by mutual recognition and the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the Republic of Macedonia and FR Yugoslavia." He said that in the talks with Milosevich, they had both "concluded that the restoration of normal relations between the two countries is in the interests of the stability in the south of the Balkans, especially after the signing of the Greek-Macedonian Accord."
At the insistence of the journalists to specify when this mutual recognition would take place, Gligorov said that he expected "an agreement for Bosnia and Herzegovina to be signed by the end of this month, meanwhile, the competent organs of Macedonia and FR Yugoslavia would take the necessary measures so as to enable this to take place some time next month."
Whereas by 2001, Slovenia had already implemented the bulk of transition reforms (see EBRD, Transition Report, 2002), most other Yugoslav successor states were lagging behind, especially Bosnia and Herzegovina and FR Yugoslavia
(Serbia and Montenegro).
Although regional cooperation in SEE has been a declared objective of the EU since as early as 1996, when the EU formulated its 'Regional Approach' for the western Balkan countries--Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, FYR Macedonia and FR Yugoslavia
(Serbia and Montenegro) due to adverse political conditions in the region very little progress had been achieved.
1996: Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey.
Such was the support during the NATO campaign against FR Yugoslavia
when it was not easy to Macedonia and Macedonians to provide the military operations with logistics.