Pajijsa will be distributed to the Army units in accordance with the needs and as emphasised in the speech, Defence Minister Zoran Jolevski, will make an important contribution in equipping and modernisation of ARM’s intendant.
Turkish donation for ARM, camouflage uniform and boots in the amount of two million US dollars.
The Ministry of Defence today took the handover of the new uniform camouflage military and 5,000 boots winter and summer for ARM, Turkish donation in the amount of two million US dollars, with high quality and in full compliance with standards NATO.
Pajijsa will be distributed to the Army units in accordance with the needs and as emphasized in the speech, Defense Minister Zoran Jolevski, will make an important contribution in equipping and modernization of ARM’s intendant.
The donation, according Jolevski is also a confirmation of traditional friendship and excellent cooperation with Turkey, which as a respected member of NATO provides support for Macedonia on its road to full-fledged membership in the Alliance.
“Since 1996, more than 700 members of the ARM and the MoD have the privilege to be educated and trained in the centers prestigious military training in the Republic of Turkey and to gain knowledge and skills from the high level” Jolevski said, adding that the friendship formed between the two countries is an example of how to cooperate in the region and beyond.
According to the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Macedonia, Omur Sholendil, defense relations are among the most advanced in the framework of bilateral relations between the two countries. Total so far signed 28 agreements on military and financial aid, and cooperation is focused on training and providing logistical support to ARM. Assistance in training, he said, realized within the Agreement signed for military training and cooperation since 1994.
“The Republic of Turkey with its conviction that the Republic of Macedonia in the heart of the Balkans represents vbedn key to peace and prosperity of the region, strongly supports the territorial integrity and political union and more and more in every platform strengthens support for Macedonia’s membership in Atlantic structures, “said Ambassador Sholendil.
He recalled that since 1998 until now, more than 100 members of ARM were trained at the Military Academy and GATA Military School and other schools by gender.