Macedonia Hosts Joint Military Exercise With US Troops


US and Macedonian troops have started a joint 14-day military excercise in Macedonia aimed at strengthen the operational readiness of Macedonian Army engineers as well as of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defence units.

The joint exercise held at the country's Krivolak base will also strengthen the interoperability between the two armies.

Macedonia, US boost military ties

Macedonia, US boost military ties

A military training partnership with the US aims to help Macedonia meet NATO standards.

Macedonian troops conduct an exercise at the Krivolak training centre northeast of Skopje. [AFP]

In an effort to hasten its accession to NATO, Macedonia plans to conduct joint military exercises with the United States.