Hoyt Brian Yee, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, will visit the Republic of Macedonia April 30 and May 1, 2017. Deputy Assistant Secretary Yee will meet with President Gjorge Ivanov, Speaker of Parliament Talat Xhaferi, political party leaders Nikola Gruevski, Zoran Zaev, Ali Ahmeti, Bilal Kasami, Vesel Memedi, and Menduh Thaci, as well as with representatives from the civil society and diplomatic communities. Together they will discuss the status of government formation, bilateral relations, and the reforms needed for Euro-Atlantic integration.
Deputy Assistant Secretary Yee will give a statement to the media in the afternoon of Monday, May 1. Please contact the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section by telephone at 070 343 304 or 070 233 145, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for additional details.