Policy & History

The United States established a Liaison Office in Skopje on December 3, 1993.  On September 13, 1995, U.S. President William J. Clinton announced that he had been in correspondence with President of the Republic of Macedonia Kiro Gligorov to establish diplomatic relations, and announced that “I have received his positive response and can confirm that diplomatic relations now exist between our two countries.”  On July 29, 1996, Christopher R. Hill presented his credentials as the first U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Macedonia. …more.