MOSCOW, May 28. /TASS/. Russia support the Macedonian government’s efforts to normalize the situation in that country, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.
"We are interested in stable and prosperous Macedonia," Putin said at a ceremony of receiving credentials from Macedonia’s new ambassador to Russia Goce Karajanov.
The Russian president noted that Russia and Macedonia had "deep historic roots, cultural and spiritual affinity." "We are closely watching the current developments in your country. We see the difficulties the Macedonian authorities have to face," he said.