Republic of Macedonia–Slovenia relations

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Macedonian–Slovenian relations
Map indicating locations of Macedonia and Slovenia



Macedonian–Slovenian relations are foreign relations between Macedonia and Slovenia. The two countries have very close political and economic relations. Once part of SFR Yugoslavia, the two republics declared independence in 1991 (Slovenia in June, Macedonia in September) and recognised each other's independence on 12 February 1992.[1] Diplomatic relations between both countries were established on 17 March 1992.[2] Slovenia supports Macedonia's sovereignty, territorial integrity, its Euro-integration and visa liberalisation.[1][3] A significant number of Slovenian investments ended up in the Republic of Macedonia. In 2007, about 70 million euros were invested.[4] In January 2009, the Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski announced, that he expects more Slovenian investments in infrastructure and energy projects.[4] Over 70 Slovenian companies are present on the Macedonian market.[1]

Signed Treaties[edit]

  • Free Trade Agreement
  • Agreement on Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
  • Treaty on the Regulation of Reciprocal Property Law Relations and the Convention on the Avoidance of Double Taxation relating to Income and Property Tax

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